Sports

FWC looking to streamline its black bass length limits

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) at its meeting in June, favorably reviewed draft rules that could ultimately streamline statewide length limits for black bass species,…

Cheerleaders will sponsor 5K Spirit Run in August

The Taylor County High  cheerleaders will be sponsoring a 5K Spirit Run on Saturday, Aug. 15, starting at 7 a.m. The race begins and ends at the high…

Fourth annual banquet set for July 31 at Elks

The Taylor County Firends of NRA will be holding their fourth annual banquet on Friday, July 31, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Perry Elks Lodge. The family-friendly…

Volleyball tryouts slated for Aug. 3-4

Tryouts for the 2015 Taylor County High junior varsity and varsity volleyball teams will be held Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 3 and 4, in the TCHS gym. The…

News

Bank robbery suspect faces 40 years in prison

A Quincy man suspected in a February 2014 bank robbery here was convicted by a…

No one injured in 2-vehicle crash

No injuries were reported in a Thursday morning, two-vehicle crash on Beach Road. Florida Highway…

Local VA clinic on track to open doors by September

Local VA clinic on track to open doors by September

County crews are continuing work on the home of Perry’s new U.S. Department of Veterans…

Tax free shopping days begin Aug. 7

With the 2015-16 school year now less than two weeks away, parents and students are…

Horse owner alert: confirmed case of equine encephalitis is reported

Local veterinarians are issuing an alert for local horse owners to be aware that there…

Congressional upheaval may impact Taylor reps

The Florida Legislature announced this week it will hold a second special session this summer…

City taxpayers are on the hook for demolition of condemned building

City taxpayers are on the hook for demolition of condemned building

City taxpayers will bear the brunt of the estimated $6,000-8,000 cost of tearing down the…

Community

Yard sale will benefit American Legion

Marshal Health & Rehabilitation Center is holding a summer yard sale to benefit the American Legion Saturday, Aug. 1, starting at 7 a.m. Donations of items to sell…

Get ready to ‘dance through the decades’ Saturday, Aug. 8

Perry Elks Lodge will host its second annual “Dancing Through the Decades” fund-raiser Saturday, Aug. 8, starting at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person or $25 per…

Become a Red Cross shelter volunteer; training slated Thursday, July 30

American Red Cross and Taylor County Emergency Management will offer a “shelter fundamentals class and exercise” training day Thursday, July 30, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at…

‘Wag N’Wheels’ animal shelter fund-raiser is July 25

Don’t miss the “Wag N’Wheels” fund-raiser benefitting Wakulla- Cauzican Care rescue and the Taylor County Animal Shelter Saturday, July 25, in Tallahassee. The event will feature a bounce…

Entertainment

Review: Marvel strikes again with ‘Ant-Man’

Review: Marvel strikes again with ‘Ant-Man’

By MARK VIOLA With last summer’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” serving as the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s (MCU) most serious film…

Review: ‘Trainwreck’ stays on the tracks with Schumer’s bawdy humor

Review: ‘Trainwreck’ stays on the tracks with Schumer’s bawdy humor

By MARK VIOLA Comedian Amy Schumer is now taking on Hollywood in the comedy “Trainwreck,” written by her and directed by…

Review: ‘Minions’ offers the laughs but doesn’t have a very deep story

Review: ‘Minions’ offers the laughs but doesn’t have a very deep story

By MARK VIOLA Well, the Minions do finally have their own movie, aptly called “Minions,” directed by series regular Pierre Coffin…

Tallahassee Magazine hosts singles auction

Tallahassee Magazine’s Top Singles, one of the most anticipated events of the summer, returns for a sixth year on Saturday, Aug.…