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Scallop season to open two days early

Scallop season to open two days early

Scallop season is opening Saturday, June 29, two days earlier than usual, after two Taylor County businessmen contacted the governor’s office to see if Floridians could get one extra weekend…

Watermelon Man says he’s on city’s ‘most wanted’ list

Watermelon Man says he’s on city’s ‘most wanted’ list

For the past several years, Rick Moore has been a staple of summer, manning a produce stand at the corner of Highway 19 and U.S. 98. His main offering has…

Buckeye shareholders to vote on Georgia-Pacific merger

Georgia-Pacific LLC and GP Cellulose Group LLC, an entity controlled by Georgia-Pacific, today announced that GP Cellulose Group has chosen to convert to a “long form” merger in the pending…

Toddler battling brain tumor

At 14 months old, Carl Jordan Melton III–called “Little CJ”–has a smile that could melt your heart. But that sweet smile doesn’t come as easily these days and the coming…

Review: ‘World War Z’ is not just a good zombie movie, it’s a good film

Review: ‘World War Z’ is not just a good zombie movie, it’s a good film

After five years of production, which based on reports may have been as hellish as the apocalyptic world it depicts, “World War Z” has arrived with Brad Pitt in the…

Riding the rails, Part III

Riding the rails, Part III

By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer Interlude II For the past two weeks, former Perry resident Russell Tedder has been serving as conductor on a ride through Perry’s railroad history.…

Time to make a splash!

The new splash pad at Rosehead Park is open and ready for visitors. City Manager Bob Brown said they were given the green light to open the facilities Thursday morning…

Review: ‘Monsters University’ is an enjoyable film which doesn’t live up to Pixar standard

Review: ‘Monsters University’ is an enjoyable film which doesn’t live up to Pixar standard

Pixar Animation’s latest offering is “Monsters University,” a prequel to one of its most beloved creations, “Monsters Inc.” It could be said that “Monsters University” is simultaneously playing it safe…

Farmers on-the-grow

Farmers on-the-grow

Perry Primary School partnered with the Taylor County Extension Service this past school year to bring a gardening, nutrition and food preparation project to two first grade classes taught by…

PPD issues an alert regarding 4-wheelers

The Perry Police Department reminds residents that four-wheelers are not allowed on city streets and fleeing from a police officer while you are riding a four-wheeler is a felony. Also,…

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