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Paul Jefferson Maloney Jr.

Paul Jefferson Maloney Jr., 77, of Steinhatchee, died Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at Doctors’ Memorial Hospital in Perry. There are no services planned at this time. All arrangements are under…

Legal Notices for Oct. 25, 2013

STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE PERMIT The Department of Enviromental Protection gives notice of its intent to issue a permit (DEP File No.…

Scott to attend festival

Scott to attend festival

Florida Gov. Rick Scott will attend the 58th annual Florida Forest Festival Saturday, Oct. 26, the first sitting governor to do so since Gov. Lawton Chiles in the 1990s. The…

Don’t forget to save pop-tops

If you aren’t saving aluminum pop-tops, will you begin now? That’s the plea from the women’s committee of Taylor County Farm Bureau which has taken on this project for the…

Beshears applauds court’s decision invalidating net ban

Taylor County’s state representative, Halsey Beshears, is heralding a Tuesday circuit court decision invalidating the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) net ban regulations and is calling on state…

Schools ‘responsive’ to bullying reports

With school bullying continuing to make news across the nation, School Superintendent Paul Dyal said local schools are “doing a very good job” investigating reports of bullying brought to their…

Review: Stallone, Schwarzenegger are not only reasons to see ‘Escape Plan’

Review: Stallone, Schwarzenegger are not only reasons to see ‘Escape Plan’

Not all films set out to win prestigious awards, and “Escape Plan” is surprisingly a solid action movie that is both fun and exciting. Obviously, the biggest selling point of…

PPD awarded for ‘spice’ enforcement

The Perry Police Department (PPD) was in the minority when it first stepped up its enforcement efforts in 2011-12 regarding synthetic cannabis, more commonly known as “spice.” “We recognized this…

Music, good times roll at 2013 ‘Magnolia Fest’

By ANGELA CASTELUCCI One song bled into the next, like a favorite vinyl record worn smooth from playing over and over again. Raw-bone lean and wearing his 77 years like…

‘Dogs take on Lincoln Oct. 25

The Taylor County High football team, riding high after clinching a spot in the state playoffs last week, will host one of the state’s finest football programs over the last…