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Wilma Walker

Wilma “Lolly” Walker, 83, of Perry, died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, at the Big Bend Hospice House in Tallahassee. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 17, at 2 p.m. at Joe…

Dream big

Dream big

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer A splash pad where youngsters of all ages could escape for summer fun. A three-story grand pavilion that welcomed visitors to Perry’s historic…

Curtis hired as new city attorney

Less than a month after the abrupt resignation of City Attorney Mike Smith, the Perry City Council hired his replacement Tuesday night from a field of four applicants. Taylor County…

Sign-up for rec league football now underway

Registration is underway for Taylor County Recreational League Tackle Football and Cheerleading (ages 10-13) and will continue until Tuesday, Aug. 27. Registration forms can be picked up at the Taylor…

Steinhatchee school gets new name, principal

Julie Philmon Hurst is the new principal of Steinhatchee Elementary School, completing a summer of transition in which the Taylor County School District hired three new principals. The Taylor County…

Coaches meeting slated for Aug. 22

The Taylor County Recreation Department will have a meeting of coaches and game officials on Thursday, Aug. 22, to discuss the upcoming tackle league season. The meeting will be held…

Want to be a ‘Distinguished Young Woman’?

Organizers of the 2013 Florida Forest Festival Distinguished Young Women program (formerly known as Junior Miss) invite all interested individuals to attend a registration meeting Wednesday, Aug. 21, at the…

Firefighter classes begin Aug. 26

Firefighter (I) classes begin Monday, Aug. 26, at North Florida Community College. Orientation starts at 5 p.m. in building #13 on the Madison campus. For additional information, contact the college…

Review: ‘Elysium’ preaches too much but the sci-fi thriller is worth a visit

Review: ‘Elysium’ preaches too much but the sci-fi thriller is worth a visit

“Elysium,” starring Matt Damon (“The Bourne Identity”), Jodie Foster (“Contact”) and Copley features engaging action while also addressing social issues of the day. While “Elysium” delivers the action and should…

City to dissolve Code Enforcement Board?

City to dissolve Code Enforcement Board?

The Perry City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to move forward with dissolving its Code Enforcement Board and appointing a special magistrate to assume the board’s duties, which include ruling on…