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Perry Primary’s ‘Snowflakes Gift Shop’ now open

Perry Primary School’s Snowflakes Gift Shop opens today (Friday) and continues through Thursday, Dec. 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. “The shop is a convenient way for students…

Theatre Tallahassee brings ‘A Christmas Carol’ to the stage

Theatre Tallahassee brings ‘A Christmas Carol’ to the stage

Reawaken the Christmas spirit with Charles Dickens’ timeless tale, “A Christmas Carol,” presented by Theatre Tallahassee. On Christmas Eve, three spirits visit the cold-hearted Ebenezer Scrooge, and take him on…

Welcome to the ‘Big Show’

Welcome to the ‘Big Show’

Taylor County’s Southern Pines Blues & BBQ Festival was well-represented at The Big Show last week, with chamber and festival representatives visiting the syndicated radio show’s private studio in Charlotte,…

Boys-girls scrimmage, car wash to raise funds for soccer teams

Taylor County High’s boys and girls soccer teams will be having two fund-raisers this Friday and Saturday to help fund the practice field project. On Friday the boys (3-4-2 on…

Robin Michelle Dees Wilkes

Robin Michelle Dees Wilkes, 46, died on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013. The family will hold a private memorial service in Tampa at a later date. Beggs Funeral Home Perry Chapel…

George Edward Geschwind Sr.

George Edward Geschwind Sr., 56, died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. A graveside service only will be held on Sunday, Dec. 15, at 3 p.m. at New…

‘Significant’ number of cell phones stolen

Investigators are pursing potential leads obtained from surveillance video footage of a break-in at Wireless Advantage/Verizon that occurred in the early morning hours of Monday, Dec. 9. The suspects, who…

Beshears, Montford to be here Dec. 16 for legislative meeting

Taylor County’s legislative delegation, which consists of Rep. Halsey Beshears and Sen. Bill Montford, will hold a legislative public meeting Monday, Dec. 16. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m.…

Truck driver has close call in Friday crash

A Perry truck driver escaped injury Friday when another driver attempting to pass a vehicle struck his semi and a pick-up traveling behind him in an afternoon crash in Jefferson…

Scott’s visit ‘a historic first for school district’

Scott’s visit ‘a historic first for school district’

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer When Perry Primary teacher Patsy Reams heard her class would be hosting a visit by Ann Scott, she immediately did what any good…