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TTI begins $500,000 expansion

TTI begins $500,000 expansion

The Taylor County School District held an official groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday on a $507,000 expansion to Taylor County Technical Institute’s (TTI) welding shop, which is expected to more than double…

Robinson wins top prize

Scott Robinson’s 6.9-pound speckled trout claimed the top prize in Saturday’s 23rd annual Optimist Club of Perry’s Salt Water Fishing Tournament. Blaine Brenner’s 5.95-pound trout was good for second place…

Relay For Life kicks off at Forest Capital Park tonight (May 9)

Honorary chairs Vickie Collins and Leanne Karstedt invite the community to join them tonight at Forest Capital Park for the 2014 Relay For Life benefitting the American Cancer Society. Local…

Residents use shuttle for work, education

Taylor County’s Transportation Disadvantaged Program, which provides low-cost shuttle rides for local residents, had a total of 23,863 riders from June 2012 to July 2013. The Taylor County Commission held…

Pelt named ‘Player of the Year’

Perry native Joe Pelt was selected Player of the Year on the Tallahassee Democrat’s All-Big Bend soccer team which was announced last week. Pelt, the son of Mark and Denise…

Review: Latest ‘Spider-Man’ film has lots of fun action, a few too many stories

Review: Latest ‘Spider-Man’ film has lots of fun action, a few too many stories

Back in 2012, when Sony released its franchise reboot, “The Amazing Spider-Man,” tossing out the previous three films and starting the story from scratch, I was less than enthused about…

‘Paws’ for a cause May 10

Helping Hands of the Shelter will be manning a hot dog stand at Saturday’s Master Gardener Plant Sale, with all proceeds benefiting the local animal shelter. The sale will be…

Alumni softball game set May 13

The Taylor County High softball team will hold an alumni game on Tuesday, May 13, beginning at 6:30 p.m. All alumni interested in playing should be at the TCHS softball…

Festival attracts art, music to Forest Capital State Park

Festival attracts art, music to Forest Capital State Park

The seventh Forest Capital Music & Art Festival’s art show is now on display at Forest Capital State Museum through Sunday, May 11. The artwork will be juried based on…

WWII vet: ‘Trip of a lifetime’

WWII vet: ‘Trip of a lifetime’

It was a homecoming celebration 67 years in the making. On Saturday, April 23, World War II Navy veteran Harold Young, 90, stepped onto the tarmac at Tallahassee Airport and…