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5k run will benefit football programs

The Taylor County Middle School and Taylor County High School football programs will be sponsoring a Gridiron 5k Challenge Run/Walk on Saturday, March 21, starting and ending at the Dorsett…

Comedy, drama and more at Tally Short Film Festival

The third annual Tally Short Film Festival will be held Friday and Saturday, Feb. 6-7, at the Challenger Learning Center in downtown Tallahassee. The event will feature a wide selection…

Discount vaccination clinic planned Feb. 7

The Taylor County Veterinary Medical Association will host a Discount Animal Vaccination Clinic Saturday, Feb. 7, from 9 a.m. to noon, in the shaded lot adjacent to Buckeye Community Federal…

A father and mother’s pride and joy: rock solid support all the way to the Super Bowl

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer Once the third-ranked high school linebacker in the country, Gary Blount knows intimately the adrenaline rush a top athlete faces each time he…

Catherine Bines

Catherine Bines, 79, of Perry, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015,  at Doctors’ Memorial Hospital. Services will be held Saturday, Jan. 31, at 11 a.m. at New Brooklyn M.B. Church with…

Wanda Lee Frasher

Wanda Lee Frasher, born at Foley on Nov. 18, 1928, died of lung cancer in Beckley, W.Va., Jan. 25, 2015, at Bower’s Hospice. Visitation will be Friday, Jan. 30, 6…

Work begins on VA clinic

After more than two years of discussions between Taylor County and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) over the establishment of a VA clinic in Perry, work has begun…

Police chief retiring

Perry Police Chief Vern Clark will retire in mid- February and, as with all jobs within the city, the position has been advertised first “in-house.” “We posted the job and…

‘Palm’ Tuesday

‘Palm’ Tuesday

Improvements to Perry’s Highway 19 corridor continued Tuesday with Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) crews planting palm trees in the medians. Dozens of palms have been planted in the past…

Looking for an effective way to lose weight?

Taylor County residents are invited to participate in a weight management program being conducted by the University of Florida. Sessions are being offered at the Dixie County Public Library in…