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Priscilla Walker

Priscilla Walker, 61, of Perry, died  June 15, 2013, in Gainesville. Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 22, 11 a.m. at St. Peter P.B. Church in Perry with interment…

Store cited for violating ‘spice’ ordinance, closed for 31 days

An undercover “buy” operation by the Perry Police Department (PPD) has led to the 31-day closing of a local convenience store for violating the city’s “spice” ordinance. The Perry Code…

District to pay tab for dual enrollment courses

Thanks to an education bill passed during the waning days of the 2013 Legislative Session, school districts across the state will have to start paying tuition next year to colleges…

Montford briefs Rotarians on 2013 legislative session

Montford briefs Rotarians on 2013 legislative session

Sen. Bill Montford was in town Tuesday to speak to the Perry Rotary Club, updating about 30 members and guests on several policies which came out of this spring’s legislative…

‘Dig Into Reading’ kicks off June 20

‘Dig Into Reading’ kicks off June 20

The Taylor County Public Library’s Summer Reading Program is inviting local youth to “Dig into Reading” with five weeks of free events featuring pirates, dinosaurs and more. The entrance to…

Tip leads to arrest of man sought on cocaine charges

A tip from a confidential informant led to the apprehension of a suspect wanted in connection with an 18-month undercover operation led by the Perry Police Department (PPD) narcotics unit.…

Friends of the Library announce 2013 short story contest winners

The Friends of the Taylor County Public Library announced the winners of its sixth annual Short Story Contest Monday. The contest received 19 stories this year and the winning authors…

‘Friends Helping Friends’ takes aim at downtown DREAM grant

The City of Perry’s downtown revitalization efforts remain in high gear with the initial phase of Rosehead Park nearing completion and other improvements, both public and private, underway. Now Main…

Steinhatchee’s Evans catches largest trout in Nauti-Girl Tournament

Steinhatchee’s Evans catches largest trout in Nauti-Girl Tournament

The Nauti-Girls Fishing Tournament in Steinhatchee set sail Saturday morning to search for the “big ones.” By the end of the day, 13 ladies had managed to bring in a…

Registration underway for kindergarten

Parents and guardians of incoming kindergarten students are reminded that registration will be held at Perry Primary School June 20, 25 and 27 from 9 a.m. to noon. Required documentation…

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