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Graham lends voice to FEMA’s ‘review’ of storm damage

Local officials are still awaiting word on whether Taylor County residents will receive individual assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for homes and businesses damaged by Hurricane Hermine.…

Bid begins to recoup storm costs

Representatives with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Florida Division of Emergency Management met with local officials Tuesday morning to discuss Taylor County’s public assistance declaration, through which…

Last chance to register?

A federal judge has extended the deadline to register to vote for the Nov. 8 General Election through today (Wednesday, Oct. 12) and it could be pushed back even further.…

Whiddon crowned

Whiddon crowned

For three local seniors, Saturday night’s “Magical Journey” Little King & Queen pageant afforded them memories for a lifetime. Tiffany Carroll, Dianna Carrier and Kate Whiddon strolled on stage–poised and…

Shelter from the storm…

By SUSAN H. LINCOLN / Managing Editor When Hurricane Matthew blew evacuees toward the northwestern parts of Florida last week, First Presbyterian Church of Perry opened its doors wide. And…

Fronek, Denmark win

Fronek, Denmark win

By ANGELA CASTELUCCI / Staff writer Wearing a flight suit and aviator sunglasses, Ryder Fronek walked on stage Saturday night with a “Top Gun” swagger and faced the audience with…

Gold medalist here Oct. 15

Gold medalist here Oct. 15

Regardless of where the race was held, Arman “Gino” Hall knew one thing–his family would always be nearby, either in person or in spirit. So when he stepped onto the…

Evacuees flood Taylor

Although Taylor County is still recovering from Hurricane Hermine, it has now become a temporary refuge for those fleeing Hurricane Matthew, with local hotels booked solid by Thursday afternoon. The…

Head Start closes doors

The Taylor County School District’s Head Start program closed for good Friday and district officials are continuing to urge parents to enroll their children in its voluntary pre-kindergarden (VPK) program.…

Cullaro seeking commission’s Dist. 3 seat

Cullaro seeking commission’s Dist. 3 seat

County commission District 3 candidate Eddie Cullaro said his primary reason for seeking office is communication. “I want to set up a system of communication between myself and the citizens…