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School grades: TCMS now an ‘A’

The Florida Department of Education (DOE) has released grades for elementary and middle schools across the state and locally, Taylor County’s schools all showed improvement, including two which jumped two…

Children left in hot car

A 26-year-old Perry man was charged with child abuse after leaving two small children (ages eight and two) in a parked car for more than 10 minutes Monday during the…

Sadler files lawsuit against city council

Spurned city candidate William Carl Sadler Sr. is taking his case to the next level, filing a lawsuit against the members of the Perry City Council and asking a judge…

DMH asks county for $3 million

DMH asks county for $3 million

The Taylor County Commission is once again considering dipping into its excess sales tax revenue to fund equipment purchases at Doctors’ Memorial Hospital (DMH) after the hospital’s board of directors…

Family loses home to fire Sunday

A local family of four lost their home and all of their possessions to fire Sunday night, July 13. David and Mary Emory, along with their two children (ages six…

Smith given key to the city

Smith given key to the city

On her final day as Main Street Perry program director, Tracey Smith was honored with a key to the City of Perry for her work with the organization and the…

Dunn named new assistant county admn

Taylor County has its new assistant county administrator: Margaret Dunn. Dunn replaces Dustin Hinkel, whom the county promoted to county administrator following the departure of former administrator Jack Brown in…

Sadler candidacy dispute with city heading to court?

Former City Council Candidate Carl Sadler, whom the council did not qualify as a candidate in the city’s District 4 race last month, is prepared to take his case to…

Council returns to Pine Ridge sewage debate

Mayor Daryll Gunter has sparked a renewed debate over the controversial $14.95 per month sewer maintenance fee which the city has levied on approximately 167 residents in the Pine Ridge…

U.S. 27 traffic will soon shift to temporary bridge over Fenholloway River

U.S. 27 traffic will soon  shift to temporary bridge over Fenholloway River

Traffic on U.S. 27 is scheduled to shift onto a temporary bridge over the Fenholloway River east of Perry the week of July 21 while the existing bridge is removed…