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Frances B. Morgan

Frances B. Morgan, 82, formerly of Perry, Florida, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. Visitation will be held Friday, Oct. 10, from 6–8 p.m. at Joe P. Burns Funeral Home. Funeral…

Edna May Moore

Edna May Moore, 75, of Perry, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. The family will hold a private memorial service at a later date. Beggs Funeral Home…

Council backs BioNitrogen, moves forward with funding

In what may one day be considered a “pivotal moment in the City of Perry’s history,” council members voted Thursday evening to move forward with their backing of BioNitrogen and…

Crowded school bus stop leads to inquiry?

The Taylor County School District is investigating an alleged incident which occurred on a school bus last week. Superintendent Paul Dyal confirmed that an investigation is ongoing involving an “incident…

All veterans invited to VA informational session

VFW Post 9225 of Perry has scheduled an information session on Veterans’ Administration (VA) benefits to be presented by James Dennis Leary Jr., accredited VA attorney. The meeting will be…

Simmons claims title as 2014 ‘Distinguished Young Woman’

Simmons claims title as 2014 ‘Distinguished Young Woman’

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer A fluorescent sunset backdrop transported audience members to “Paradise” for the 2014 Florida Forest Festival Distinguished Young Women program Saturday evening. The seven…

‘Dogs go ‘toe-to-toe’ with Cowboys

By AARON PORTWOOD While the final score doesn’t reflect it, the Taylor County Bulldogs gave Madison County a first-half scare and went toe-to-toe with the heavily-favored Cowboys for three hard-fought…

SAC to vote on school improvement plan

Taylor Technical Institute’s School Advisory Council (SAC) will meet Tuesday, Oct. 14, at 4 p.m. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be held in the conference room…

Thursday football double-header features Jayvee, TCMS Bulldogs

Football fans will be treated to a special double-header Thursday when the undefeated Taylor County Middle School team and the Taylor County High junior varsity squad play host to Hamilton…

VA clinic efforts delayed, again

Taylor County’s efforts to establish a new U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) clinic in Perry appear to have been delayed again, as local officials are now awaiting a supplemental…