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No fishing license needed for freshwater anglers Dec. 28

Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) announced this week that Saturday, Dec. 28, will be the last freshwater license-free fishing day for 2013. “With…

Review: ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ is a personal story about art born out of life

Review: ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ is a personal story about art born out of life

By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer I was intrigued to hear about “Saving Mr. Banks,” a movie about the untold story behind the making of “Mary Poppins,” starring Tom Hanks…

‘The best Christmas ever’

‘The best Christmas ever’

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer When Kaitlyn Smith, 9, sat down to write a letter to Santa, she made her dearest wish ring loud and true: “I’ve been…

District heralds the news of improved school grade

After missing out on a “B” by less than 10 points for the past two years, Taylor County High School (TCHS) finally earned its “B” for the 2012-13 school year.…

Oh Santa…

Oh Santa…

Animal lover Georgia Raye Miller has a request that even Santa might find hard to fill: “49 hundred puppies.” That wish topped the list the four-year-old whispered to Santa during…

Crash victim improving by ‘leaps and bounds’

One local family is extra thankful this holiday season, grateful that their prayers have been answered as a loved one continues to recover from a horrific one-vehicle crash. Melissa Robinson,…

Legal Notices for Dec. 25, 2013

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that Russell Belcher the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued…

Hauling off heavy loads of trash? Bring a helper

Hauling off heavy loads of trash? Bring a helper

When the final gift is opened and the last plate cleared from the dinner table, then the second round of Christmas joy begins—cleaning up. If you are like many families,…

Tom Pearson Jr.

Tom Pearson Jr., 90, of Perry, died Dec. 19, 2013, in Savannah, Ga. A graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29, at Oakland Cemetery, 312 W. Brevard…

James Eldon Parker Sr.

James Eldon Parker Sr., 47 of Perry, died Thursday Dec. 19, 2013, in Tallahassee. Funeral services will be held Monday, Dec. 23, at 2:30 p.m. at Carlton Cemetery in Perry.…