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Curtains for a Cause sets auditions set for Sept. 7

Have you ever envisioned yourself hitting a Broadway stage or gracing the silver screen? Want to discover how to share your talents with the community while giving back to a…

James Johnson Jr.

James Johnson Jr., 63, of Perry, died on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 7, at New Brooklyn M.B. Church in Perry at 11 a.m.…

Fred Allen Miller Jr.

Fred Allen Miller Jr., 57, of Perry, died Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at his home. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, at Joe…

Council raises utility rates

City utility customers may see a slight uptick in their monthly bills with a number of rate increases slated to take effect Oct. 1. Members of the Perry City Council…

Farm Bureau hosts annual meeting Thursday, Sept. 5

Taylor County Farm Bureau will hold its annual meeting on Thursday night, Sept. 5, at the Catholic Parish Hall. President Helen Houck invites members and guests to attend. Local officials…

‘Dogs start hot but fall to Bears 22-7

‘Dogs start hot but fall to Bears 22-7

By AARON PORTWOOD Senior cornerback/kick returner Jermaine Watkins put Taylor County on top of Dixie County 7-0 with a 90-yard kickoff return for a touchdown just 11 seconds into the…

City under fire for road closure, special magistrate proposals

A proposed road closure, and changes in how city code violations are judged, will top the agenda for the Perry City’s Council upcoming Thursday, Sept. 12, meeting.\ Due to scheduling…

Blount makes Patriots’ final roster, could return kickoffs

Former Taylor County High great LeGarrette Blount made the final 53-man roster Saturday for the New England Patriots and could possibly return kickoffs for the NFL team this season. The…

Working toward a GED? Major changes coming

Taylor Technical Institute (TTI) officials are urging students who have passed one or more portions of the General Educational Development (GED) test but have yet to complete the exam, to…

TCHS cheerleaders host summer cheer camp

TCHS cheerleaders host summer cheer camp

Taylor County High School cheerleaders hosted their first Summer Cheer Camp in August. More than 50 future Bulldog cheerleaders took part in the camp. Proceeds helped fund expenses for the…