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Webb presents ‘Sibling Rivalry’

James Webb, the award-winning playwright of “The Contract” and “Wrestling with Angels,” presents his newest stage play, “Sibling Rivalry,” at the Southside Arts Complex in Tallahssee. The played opened Thursday,…

New park honors Perry’s ‘angels’

New park honors Perry’s ‘angels’

In the past year, the Perry community has lost three young lives that were just beginning to bloom: Caleb Sullivan, 16; Angel Olivia Ketring, 15; and Jakourtney “Tasha” Davis, 19.…

Bears packing in for the winter so keep your garbage secure

In fall, the world is an all-you-can-eat buffet for Florida black bears. Programmed to pack in extra calories before winter, bears can smell food a mile away and will eat…

Violet Christine Frith

Violet Christine Frith, 80, died at her home, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. Funeral services will be held at Beggs Funeral Home Chapel in Perry today, Friday, Oct. 25, at 3…

Application deadline extended

The application deadline for Taylor County Habitat for Humanity’s new program called “A Brush With Kindness” has been extended to Friday, Nov. 15. The program serves lowincome families who struggle…

‘Good deed’ leaves Perry man in serious condition

‘Good deed’ leaves Perry man in serious condition

A Perry man sustained serious injuries—including two broken arms—after falling headfirst into a dumpster at the Harrison Blue Roll-Off site Friday. The man, whose identity has not been released, was…

Investigation remains on-going in October 2012 hit-and-run death

The one-year anniversary has passed and the investigation is still ongoing in the Oct. 5, 2012, hit-and-run death of Hugh Poppell, 41. The Perry Police Department has had a person…

B&G Club ‘powered’ by Duke

B&G Club ‘powered’ by Duke

The Duke Energy Foundation awarded the Boys & Girls Club a $14,500 grant to fund its “Learning STEMs from Duke” program. “This grant will support the STEM (science, technology, engineering…

County secures $103,000 for airport updates

Taylor County has received $103,000 from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to update Perry-Foley Airport’s master plan and provide engineering services for a future aircraft storage building at the…

Suspension or tobacco ed class?

Following a request from local Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT) members, the Taylor County School Board is considering changing its district tobacco policy to give students who are caught with…