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Sports

70 Fighting Eagles experience the ‘red carpet’ treatment at Buccaneers game

On New Year’s Day, 70 Taylor County Fighting Eagle football players, coaches and parents had the red carpet rolled out for them at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers game…

‘Dogs rally to beat Florida High 68-59

After falliing behind 15-0, the Taylor County High boys basketball team rallied back to defeat district foe Florida High here Tuesday night 68-59. Bulldog coach Toney Powell inserted…

FWC celebrating 75 years of WMAs

In 2017, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is commemorating the 75th anniversary of the wildlife management area system, “one of the state’s greatest natural treasures.”…

Big Bend Science Symposium slated for Feb. 1-3 in Cedar Key

Scientists on Florida’s Big Bend coastline spend their careers studying local ecosystems and finding solutions to challenges such as oyster reef decline or the impacts of the Deepwater…

News

Frazier dismisses lawsuit

Local businessman Michael Frazier voluntarily agreed last Wednesday, Jan. 11, to dismiss a federal lawsuit…

Opens Jan. 20

Opens Jan. 20

Forest Capital Humane Society is expanding its reach, adding a thrift store to its arsenal…

Man, 20, attacks father

A 20-year-old Perry man faces aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charges after physically attacking…

Local contractor gets bid for spring restoration work

The county is moving forward with efforts to restore Stephens Spring in Steinhatchee, selecting local…

A sizzling September!

As one year turns to the next, it is not unusual to begin planning for…

Two are charged with manufacturing meth

During his recent campaign for office, Sheriff Wayne Padgett promised to address the drug issues…

DOT wants to give city Jefferson St.

DOT wants to give city Jefferson St.

The Perry City Council agreed to a proposal from the Florida Department of Transportation (DOT)…

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Community

Find Dory at Rosehead Park

The City of Perry and Florida Department of Health in Taylor County will host “Family Film Friday” this Friday, Jan. 20, at Rosehead Park. This month’s feature is…

Benefit yard sale is Jan. 21

A yard sale benefitting local animal rescue group, Hearts for Hometown Dogs, will be held this Saturday, Jan. 21, starting at 8 a.m., at 220 State Road (off…

Perry Primary welcomes parents Jan. 24

Perry Primary School will host its second Academic Parent-Teacher Team (APTT) meeting Tuesday, Jan. 24, from 5:30-7 p.m. Parents and guardians are invited to attend and receive updates…

Rotary Club to host Father-Daughter Dance

The Perry Rotary Club will host its fifth annual Father-Daughter Dance on Friday, Feb. 10, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Perrk Elks Lodge. Tickets for the…

Entertainment

Review: ‘Home for Peculiar Children’ delivers plenty of scary fun

Review: ‘Home for Peculiar Children’ delivers plenty of scary fun

By MARK VIOLA I know I’ve said it before, but I enjoy reading young adult literature, from the popular “Harry Potter”…

Review: ‘Deepwater Horizon’ gives an intense look at 2010 disaster

Review: ‘Deepwater Horizon’ gives an intense look at 2010 disaster

By MARK VIOLA On April 20, 2010, a catastrophic failure aboard the floating Deepwater Horizon oil rig resulted in the country’s…

FSU kicks off theatre season with ‘Seminar’

The School of Theatre at Florida State kicks off its 2016-17 season with “Seminar” by Theresa Rebeck, which opens tonight (Friday)…

Review: ‘Magnificent Seven’ is a fun and action-filled Western adventure

Review: ‘Magnificent Seven’ is a fun and action-filled Western adventure

By MARK VIOLA It would be nice to go a few weeks without using the term remake, but it seems 2016…