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‘Picnic’ on March 24

Taylor County High School JROTC invites residents to “save the date” for an upcoming “Picnic in the Parking Lot” fund-raiser planned Saturday, March 24. The event, which will be held…

No arrest in stabbing

A 32-year-old Perry man was stabbed three times during an early-morning altercation Friday that led to him being airlifted to Tallahassee for emergency surgery. Matthew Stanley sustained non-life threatening injuries…

‘They told me not to stop for police’

A 22-year-old Perry woman ended her year by leading police on a high-speed chase through the city, running stop signs and crossing four lanes of traffic at a time in…

TCSO awaiting report on inmate’s cause of death

The cause of death remains unknown for an inmate at the Taylor County Jail who fell ill New Year’s Day, Jan. 1, before being transported to the hospital and pronounced…

Lights… camera… fireworks!

Lights… camera… fireworks!

Last summer, a crew of film students from Southeastern University spent several days in Perry interviewing a cross-section of individuals — war veterans and descendants of Taylor County pioneer families…

Saint Leo announces opening of new offices

The public is invited to a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new administrative offices of the Saint Leo University Madison Education Center on Thursday, Jan. 25. The ceremony…

County approves spending $123,375 for rest rooms at boat ramp

Despite several attempts to lower the cost of what was originally described as a $50,000 building, the county commission will instead pay out $123,375 to construct rest room facilities at…

Larger crowds cited as need to expand courtroom

County Judge Bill Blue received approval from county commissioners to begin gathering engineering design plans and a cost estimate on his request to expand the second floor courtroom in the…

U.S. 221/Jefferson St. resurfacing project

Work is expected to begin soon on the resurfacing of U.S. 221 (Jefferson Street) through Perry. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) project will run from West Cedar Street on…

TCHS boys win with last-second shot

The Taylor County High School boys’ basketball team returned from Christmas break with a huge 73-72 victory over the Chiles Timberwolves, Friday night in Perry. The Bulldogs fell to the…