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Close call

Close call

The driver of this VW Jetta escaped serious injury after crashing into a tree off Foley Cut Off Road Thursday afternoon. The car caught fire after the crash. Taylor Fire-Rescue…

Semi rear-ends truck

A one-year-old child sustained minor injuries during a three-vehicle crash that happened just after midnight Tuesday, Feb. 21. The child was transported to Doctors’ Memorial Hospital for treatment.…

White sought after defying judge’s order

Suspect Alan White, whose attempt at a home invasion was thwarted by the homeowner, failed to return to custody after receiving a medical furlough Tuesday. “We are actively searching for…

Perry-Foley Airport going solar?

The county is looking into the possibility of leasing a portion of the Perry-Foley Airport property for a solar farm as a way to generate additional revenue for the airport.…

Local surgeon foils home invasion

A Perry man who attempted to push his way into the home of local surgeon Dr. Miles Nelson Monday night was arrested after a brief struggle with police. Alan White,…

Padgett announces termination

A corrections officer at the Taylor County Jail was fired Monday after a two-week investigation into allegations he had improperly used pepper spray (O.C. spray) against an inmate. “The allegation…

It’s all about da’ Crab

It’s all about da’ Crab

While Steinhatchee’s ninth annual Fiddler Crab Festival dawned with cool temperatures and morning showers, clear skies were not far behind…and with them, the crowds. Thousands of area residents descended on…

Bring your shades! Chamber celebrates ‘bright’ successes

Local business and community leaders will gather this Friday, Feb. 24, for the Perry-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce’s annual banquet, celebrating its past year of accomplishments. Circuit Judge Greg Parker…

$2.3 million bridge project gets underway

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) began a $2.3 million project this week to replace the bridge on Buckeye Credit Union Road (County Road 356C) across the Fenholloway River. Work…

Deputies, K-9 teams track wanted man

An Old Town man who had allegedly been harassing workers at his former place of employment led officers on a three-and-a-half hour chase Wednesday afternoon before being apprehended. Russell Cruce…