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Watch for Scouts this Saturday

Local Cub and Boy Scouts will be participating in the annual “Scouting for Food” service project over the next two Saturdays. This Saturday, Jan. 31, scouts will place “Scouting for…

New year brings list of major projects for city

Closing in on the first month of 2015, the City of Perry is looking ahead to a plethora of major projects that will be taking shape in the coming year.…

Super Bowl Sunday

Super Bowl Sunday

When Taylor County’s own LeGarrette Blount takes the field Sunday for the biggest game of the Year–Super Bowl XLIX–his family will be in the stands cheering him on. Several relatives,…

TCHS Bulldog football team will play in new district, classification

The Taylor County High School football team will be playing in a new district and a new classification for the next four seasons beginning this fall. The Florida High School…

Jobless rate hits 6.9% low

Taylor County’s unemployment rate finished 2014 with its second lowest rate of the year at 6.9 percent. This was a drop from the 7.3 perfect recorded in November and tied…

Captured black bear sets new record at 740 pounds

Florida state record for black bear has been broken after wildlife officers captured a 740-pound bear in a neighborhood. On Sunday, Jan. 11, the Florida record for largest black bear…

Legal Notices for Jan. 28, 2015

NOTICE (PURSUANT TO FLORIDAPRIVATE  STATUTE 125.66) Notice is hereby given, that the Board of County Commissioners of Taylor County, Florida will hold a Public Hearing, on the passage of…

Counting down to Valentine’s Day

Taylor County High School JROTC will be selling single long-stemmed red roses for Valentine’s Day on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Feb. 11-13, during lunch and between classes for $2 per…

Virginia Catherine Wilmot

Virginia Catherine Wilmot, 83, a resident of Tallahassee, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at the Big Bend Hospice House, surrounded by her family. The funeral service will be held today…

Charles Franklin Hopkins

Charles “Jimmie” Franklin Hopkins, 75, of Perry, died Jan. 26, 2015, at Doctors’ Memorial Hospital in Perry. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 31, at 3 p.m. at…