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Hall, Sullivan win city races

Hall, Sullivan win city races

Alan C. Hall and David S. Sullivan won their respective races for the Perry City Council District 4 and 5 seats in Tuesday’s Primary Election, according to unofficial election results.…

Should tax be extended?

While local voters faced a short ballot in Tuesday’s Primary Election, the coming General Election promises a number of key local and state issues for residents to decide, including whether…

‘Dogs show ‘fight’ in loss to Leon

‘Dogs show ‘fight’ in loss to Leon

By AARON PORTWOOD Despite being outnumbered and out-manned by a much larger school, the Taylor County Bulldogs found plenty of positives to build upon following a 34-14 Kickoff Classic loss…

Land donation secured

The Taylor County Commission has agreed to acquire around 248 acres located near Hampton Springs from the Suwannee River Water Management District with plans to expand recreational trails through the…

Commissioners approve DMH equipment purchase

The Taylor County Commission unanimously agreed to utilize $2 million in excess sales tax revenue to purchase equipment for Doctors’ Memorial Hospital (DMH). The commission held a public hearing last…

Perry Shrine Club plans skeet shoot for Sept. 13

The Perry Shrine Club will hold a skeet shoot on Saturday, Sept. 13, to benefit the transportation fund for its Children’s Hospital. The shoot will be held at the Ole…

Banking account opened for Gracie

An account for Gracie Tull, the 7-year-old Perry girl battling cancer, has been established at Capital City Bank. The second grader faces up to 29 weeks of chemotherapy, surgery and…

County pockets $17,701 check from water district

The Suwannee River Water Management District last week presented the Taylor County Commission with a check for $17,701 as payment in lieu of taxes. The payment in lieu of taxes…

Free exercise, Crossfit training offered

Big Bend Rural Health Network is offering free CORE Lifestyles exercise classes every Monday through Sept. 29 at the Grand Pavilion in Rosehead Park from 5-6 p.m. The sessions are…

Rec league registration continues until Aug. 29

Registration for recreational league tackle football and cheerleading is now underway and will continue through this Friday, Aug. 29. Forms can be picked up at the Taylor County Sports Complex…