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Members sought for RESTORE committee

With Taylor County in line to possibly receive between $3 million and $12 million from British Petroleum’s (BP) Clean Water Act penalties resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, county…

Store owners to be fined for abandoned shopping carts along city streets?

Shopping carts are among those commonplace items that most people don’t give a second thought to using. However, for the Perry City Council, the horde of carts abandoned along city…

Looters target Aucilla area

Looters target Aucilla area

Thirteen individuals face more than 400 felony violations for allegedly selling artifacts they dug up on land and in rivers, mostly in northern and central Florida, according to the Florida…

Construction will begin March 4 on Phase II of Steinhatchee Boat Ramp

The second phase of construction on the Steinhatchee Boat Ramp is set to begin on Monday, March 4, and is expected to take about 30-45 days. According to the county…

Welcome rain soaks Taylor

Welcome rain soaks Taylor

A set of back-to-back storm systems dropped as much as eight inches of rain on Taylor County over the past five days, raising local river levels but otherwise producing little…

State reps here Feb. 28

Taylor County’s legislative delegation, which consists of Rep. Halsey Beshears and Sen. Bill Montford, will hold its annual legislative public meeting Thursday, Feb. 28. The meeting will begin at 7:15…

Sidewalk eyed for Green St.

The Taylor County Commission is seeking grant funds from the Florida Department of Transportation (DOT) for a number of possible projects, including the installation of a sidewalk along Green Street…

Cox spotlighted as ‘Member of the Year’

Cox spotlighted as ‘Member of the Year’

For the Perry-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce, Friday’s annual banquet provided a night to look back over a year of successes as well as peer ahead at the coming year,…

State to seek death penalty in Phelps’ murder case

State to seek death penalty in Phelps’ murder case

The parents of murder victim Patricia Knight waited more than two hours to witness a five-minute court appearance by her accused killer, Lloyd Phelps, during pre-trial hearings held Thursday, Feb.…

County may receive up to $12 million from settlement with BP

Nearly two years after an explosion ripped through the Deepwater Horizon oil platform off the coast of Louisiana, Taylor County officials have learned that the county could receive as much…