Sports

Bulldogs’ Kickoff Classic is Friday night

Are you ready for some football? Then this Friday’s pre-season kickoff classic may be just what you are looking for. The Taylor County High football team, under first-year…

Ratliff hits first pro home run Sunday

Ratliff hits first pro home run Sunday

Hillsboro (Ore.) Hops center fielder Taylor Ratliff hit his first professional home run Sunday to snap a 7-7 tie in the top of the 17th inning and give…

Rec league sign-ups begin

Registration for recreational league tackle football and cheerleading is now underway and will continue until Aug. 29. Forms can be picked up at the Taylor County Sports Complex…

Hunter safety course set for Sept. 6

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Dixie County. The class is Sept. 6 from 8 a.m. to…

News

City is debt-free

For the first time in more than three decades, the City of Perry is debt-free.…

Local FHP trooper rescues kidnapped 10-month-old baby

Local Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) Trooper John Sleigher was instrumental in the recovery of a…

Owner seeks payment for pecan tree removal

The Taylor County Commission has declined to reimburse a property owner near the Perry-Foley Airport…

Thunderstorm causes delay on 1st day of new school year

An afternoon thunderstorm struck just as the first day of school ended for Taylor County…

GP supports Taylor Senior Citizens Center

GP supports Taylor Senior Citizens Center

Georgia-Pacific’s Foley Cellulose Plant recently donated $1,000 and three laptop computers to the Taylor Senior…

Countdown to kickoff

Countdown to kickoff

Taylor County High’s new head coach Tanner Jones talks with his players during a break…

Efforts to lure $220 million plant to Taylor continuing

Local efforts to induce the West Palm Beach-based BioNitrogen Corp. to build a $220 million…

Community

Learn about do-ityourself body care products

The Taylor County Public Library will host a workshop on do-it-yourself body care products with Cheryl Pulliam Thursday, Aug. 21, at 6 p.m. Learn to make lotion bars,…

Self Advocates Consortium meets Sept. 2

The Suwannee River Self Advocates Consortium will meet Tuesday, Sept. 2, at the Taylor County Public Library from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Special guest speaker for the meeting will be…

Madison author to speak at the library

Madison author and motivational speaker Merv Mattair will be the guest speaker a program sponsored by the Friends of the Taylor County Public Library on Monday, Aug. 25.…

Back-to-school rally set for Saturday

A back-to-school rally will be held Saturday, Aug. 16, at Jerkins Community Center from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The event is sponsored by the Perry Alliance of…

Entertainment

Review: Turtle power is back in theaters, but unfortunately it’s a big mess

Review: Turtle power is back in theaters, but unfortunately it’s a big mess

When it was announced that mega-producer Michael Bay was working on a new live action “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” many fans…

Review: Hoffman unforgettable in his final performance in ‘Most Wanted Man’

Review: Hoffman unforgettable in his final  performance in ‘Most Wanted Man’

My first introduction to the works of author John le Carré was when I saw the 2011 film “Tinker Tailor Soldier…

Review: In ‘I Origins,’ the answers to our questions are in the eye

Review: In ‘I Origins,’ the answers to our questions are in the eye

Not surprising considering its name, but “I Origins” is all about eyes. It is a film that asks many questions and…

Review: Funny, action-filled ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ is a wild, fun ride

Review: Funny, action-filled ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ is a wild, fun ride

With “Guardians of the Galaxy,” Marvel Studios left the Earth entirely for a sci-fi adventure featuring a ragtag group of grifters…