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Bridge dedication will honor Perry son killed in action

Bridge dedication will honor Perry son killed in action

Forty-four years after U.S. Army SP4 Billy Jacob Hartsfield was killed in action during the Vietnam War, the new bridge crossing the Aucilla River on U.S. 98 will be dedicated…

Support Alzheimers’ awareness

A local team is holding an Alzheimer’s Awareness Raffle in support of the annual Alzheimers’ walk planned Oct. 25 in Gainesville. “Pops Peeps” has tickets available for two collegiate blankets—Florida…

Legal Notices for Oct. 17, 2014

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PURSUANT TO SECTION 10-65, TAYLOR COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES (ORDINANCE NO. 2001-12) Notice is hereby given that the Taylor County Board of County Commissioners will hold…

Fred C. Florence

Fred C. Florence, 48, of Perry, died on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at his home. Funeral services will be held, Saturday, Oct. 18, at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in Perry,…

Annie Glanton Gillett

Annie Glanton Gillett, 72, of Perry, died at her home on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. Services will be held Saturday, Oct. 18, at 11 a.m. at Macedonia Pentecostal Holiness Church…

Robert L. Calloway Sr.

Mr. Robert L. Calloway Sr., 76, formerly of Perry, died Oct. 11, 2014, in Syracuse, N.Y. Visitation will be Saturday, Oct. 18, from 12 noon to 1 p.m. at Great…

Betty Dale Hendry

Betty Dale Hendry, 83, of Perry, dued Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, at her home in Perry. Memorial Services will be held Friday, Oct. 17, at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church of…

BioNitrogen closes on 55-acre land deal

In a major step in BioNitrogen’s efforts to site a $300 million plant in Taylor County, the company has closed on a 55-acre parcel owned by Foley Timber and Land…

GP, Yates are tight-lipped on changes at Foley plant

Georgia-Pacific declined to comment on site and employee changes announced for its Taylor County Foley mill last week. “We have no information to provide,” Scott Mixon, public affairs manager for…

Junior royalty shines during Little King & Little Queen Pageant

Junior royalty shines during Little King & Little Queen Pageant

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer Judges were given a daunting task at the 59th annual Florida Forest Festival’s Little King & Queen Pageant Saturday night—select a new royal…