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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…

Legal Notices for Aug. 27, 2014

Proposed Constitutional Amendments   PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS TO BE VOTED ON NOVEMBER 4, 2014 NOTICE OF ELECTION I, Ken Detzner, Secretary of State of the State of Florida, do hereby…

City announces Labor Day schedule

The City of Perry has announced the following garbage collection schedule for next week’s Labor Day holiday: • Monday, Sept. 1, customers will receive service Tuesday, Sept. 2. • Tuesday…

Constitutional amendment issues: Where do you stand?

In addition to the local, state and national candidates set to appear on this November’s General Election ballot, Florida voters will also have three proposed amendments to the state constitution…

Fall trout tourney offers $3,000 in cash, prizes

The Taylor County Tourism Development Council will hold its annual fall trout fishing tournament on Saturday, Sept. 13. The tournament will be held out of Keaton Beach and Steinhatchee with…

Out with the old

Out with the old

Before interstates snaked their way around Florida, Taylor County’s U.S. 19 was a main throughway for travelers going north and south. Perry came to be known as the “motel capital…

Catherine Gramling Drawdy

Catherine “Peggy” Gramling Drawdy, 83, of Steinhatchee, died on Aug. 23, 2014. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 10 a.m. at Friendship Chapel Church of God in Steinhatcheewith…