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Agnes Catledge Blanton

Agnes Catledge Blanton, 94, died Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Aug. 23, at 11 a.m. at Southside Baptist Church in Perry with Bill Jenkins…

Ewing “Jim” Creech

Ewing “Jim” Creech passed away on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at home surrounded by his family. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 19, at 10 a.m. in Immaculate Conception…

Countdown to kickoff

Countdown to kickoff

Taylor County High’s new head coach Tanner Jones talks with his players during a break in the action. The Bulldogs will host Leon next Friday, Aug. 22, in the pre-season…

Efforts to lure $220 million plant to Taylor continuing

Local efforts to induce the West Palm Beach-based BioNitrogen Corp. to build a $220 million plant in Taylor County are continuing with the Perry City Council working to finalize a…

Attorneys for city seek to dismiss Holton lawsuit

Attorneys representing the City of Perry and City Manager Bob Brown are awaiting a ruling on their motion to dismiss an (amended) federal complaint filed by city council candidate (Dist.…

Review: Turtle power is back in theaters, but unfortunately it’s a big mess

Review: Turtle power is back in theaters, but unfortunately it’s a big mess

When it was announced that mega-producer Michael Bay was working on a new live action “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” many fans were not pleased. Even if he wasn’t set to…

Gov. Scott approves new congressional district map

Working to beat a deadline set by a Tallahassee judge, Florida Governor Rick Scott approved on Thursday a new congressional district map passed by the Florida Legislature earlier this week…

Review: Hoffman unforgettable in his final performance in ‘Most Wanted Man’

Review: Hoffman unforgettable in his final  performance in ‘Most Wanted Man’

My first introduction to the works of author John le Carré was when I saw the 2011 film “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.” I have since listened to two other le…

Madison author to speak at the library

Madison author and motivational speaker Merv Mattair will be the guest speaker a program sponsored by the Friends of the Taylor County Public Library on Monday, Aug. 25. Mattair is…

Sewer fee discussion postponed again

The Perry City Council once again postponed its discussion of the $14.95 sewer maintenance fee charged to residents in the Pine Ridge subdivision, with Mayor Daryll Gunter stating Tuesday he…