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Glenda Sue Slaughter

Glenda Sue Slaughter, 58, of Perry, died Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at her home in Perry. Funeral services will be held Monday, Dec. 16, at 2 p.m. at Joe P. Burns Funeral…

Harold E. MacCue

Harold E. “Mac” MacCue, 75, of Perry, originally from Troy, N.Y., died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at Doctors’ Memorial Hospital. Memorial contributions can be made to The American Heart Association.…

Group to sponsor turkey giveaway Saturday, Dec. 21

A newly established non-profit group, headed by former Taylor County resident Garry L. McNealy Jr., will hold its first event here in Perry Saturday, Dec. 21. Bridging the GAPP (Gaining…

TCI sergeant charged with smuggling contraband

A Taylor Correctional Institution (TCI) sergeant was arrested Thursday, Dec. 5, and charged with multiple felonies related to smuggling cell phones and tobacco to inmates incarcerated at the facility. Delrikos…

Historical Society hosts annual Christmas party Dec. 16

The Taylor County Historical Society will meet Monday, Dec. 16, at 7 p.m. for its annual covered dish Christmas party. “Good food and Christmas cheer will be the program for…

Stephens commits to Fla. Gators

Taylor County High standout receiver Moral Stephens has announced his intent to play football for the University of Florida next season. “I just committed to the University of Florida #GatorNation,”…

Dyal makes argument for keeping tax levy

In 2010, Taylor County voters narrowly approved a measure which allowed the Taylor County School District to levy a 0.25 mill critical needs property tax to cover certain costs, namely…

All-star football teams to compete Dec. 13

Two Perry little league all-star traveling football teams will be competing this Saturday at Dorsett Stadium beginning at 11 a.m. Perry’s 9-11 year-olds will take on the Gainesville Boys and…

Review: Bale, Affleck shine in slow, uneven ‘Out of the Furnace’

Review: Bale, Affleck shine in slow, uneven ‘Out of the Furnace’

When I left “Out of the Furnace,” the dark-themed drama from director Scott Cooper (“Crazy Heart”), I had a pretty good idea about what I felt about it. But I…

‘One-of-a-kind’ training facility

‘One-of-a-kind’ training facility

When Less-Lethal Systems, Inc., (ALS) announced last year it was moving its headquarters and manufacturing operations from Arkansas to Taylor County, the company also stated it would be building a…