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City, county moving forward with BioNitrogen incentive packages

The Taylor County Commission and Perry City Council are both moving forward with items which could help draw $220 million in capital investment to the county in the form of…

Pine Ridge sewer fee talks tabled by city

The Perry City Council last week tabled until next month a discussion of the controversial $14.95 per month sewer maintenance fee which the city has levied on residents in the…

FDLE investigating unattended death; foul play is not suspected

The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) has requested the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s (FDLE) assistance in investigating an unattended death discovered in Shady Grove Tuesday morning, July 29. FDLE…

Unemployment rate edges up slightly in June

Taylor County’s unemployment rate edged up slightly in June to 7.0 percent. The county’s rate was 6.9 percent in May, up from 6.5 percent in April, which was the lowest…

High speed chase ends with 1 dead

Taylor County law enforcement officers were preparing to stage units at Tennille Wednesday in response to a high-speed pursuit of a stolen truck that had already crossed three county lines…

Input sought on proposed $2 million equipment purchase for hospital

The Taylor County Commission will hold a public hearing next month to consider utilizing $2 million in excess sales tax revenue to purchase equipment for Doctors’ Memorial Hospital (DMH). The…

A new chapter begins

A new chapter begins

It was the end of one era and the beginning of another Wednesday morning when the main Buckeye entrance sign heading into the mill was replaced with one declaring Foley…

Investigators taking close look at TTI bank accounts

A forensic analysis of Taylor Technical Institute’s (TTI) bank accounts is underway as part of an on-going investigation by the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO). “The investigation is active and…

Rental fee stops town hall meet?

Perry City Councilwoman Shirlie Hampton cancelled an announced town hall meeting for residents in her district earlier this month after apparently failing to secure rental of Loughridge Park Community Center.…

Inflation, new firefighters trigger $430,000 deficit in projected budget

The Perry City Council is beginning its budget process for the 2014-15 fiscal year with a projected $430,000 deficit, setting a tentative property tax millage rate which would boost local…