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City inks land deal

City inks land deal

During a special meeting Tuesday afternoon, the Perry City Council agreed to buy several downtown land parcels for some $45,000 to $47,000, cementing its ownership of all property needed to…

Holiday DUI enforcement wave now underway

‘Tis the season to celebrate but the Perry Police Department (PPD) reminds residents to always make sure to have a designated driver and to be vigilant in watching for impaired…

Former teammates meet again during recent college match-up

Former teammates meet again during recent college match-up

Two former Taylor County High football players met at a recent game between two Kentucky NAIA teams–Pikeville and Union College. Union’s Tony Jackson and Pikeville’s Taylor Woods visited together before…

Review: Pacing issues, story problems suck the energy out of ‘Exodus’

Review: Pacing issues, story problems suck the energy out of ‘Exodus’

By MARK VIOLA This has definitely been a year for Bible movies, with two of the most famous Old Testament stories getting big-budget adaptations, first Darren Aronofsky’s controversial take on…

Taylor natives named to top state jobs

With Gov. Rick Scott shuffling his team in preparation for the start of his second term in office next month, two Taylor County natives had their names called this week…

Mandalay boat ramp closes Jan. 5

Mandalay boat ramp closes Jan. 5

Aucilla River’s Williams Fish Camp Landing boat ramp, more commonly referred to as the Mandalay boat ramp, is expected to be closed for nearly two months while crews work on…

Boys soccer takes 10-2-2 record into the holiday break

The Taylor County High boys soccer team is 10-2-2 overall on the season going into the Christmas break. In district play, the Bulldogs stand at 6-2-1 with one home game…

Five million lights at Stephen Foster Park

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park’s 20th annual Festival of Lights has begun and will continue through Wednesday, Dec. 31, displaying more than five million lights throughout the park.…

Community Christmas dinner planned Dec. 24

The Taylor County Leadership Council will host a Christmas dinner celebration for the public Wednesday, Dec. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Jerkins Community Center. Everyone is invited…

Carol Jean Ragans Tuten

Carol Jean Ragans Tuten, who was born Oct. 29, 1937, in Madison, died on Dec. 9, 2014. A service honoring the memory of Mrs. Tuten was held Monday, Dec. 15,…

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