Home » 2014 (Page 45)

Five complete 160 hours of training

Five complete 160 hours of training

The Taylor County Commission recognized five graduating volunteer firefighters Tuesday evening who recently completed 160 hours of training over the past five months. Shown above are: Taylor County Fire-Rescue Chief…

Mack “Connie” Donald Sessions

Mack “Connie” Donald Sessions, 90, of Perry, died Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family. Funeral Services will be held Friday, June 27, at 4 p.m. at Joe…

Victoria Lynne Norris

Victoria Lynne Norris, age 65, died in Perry on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 30, at the Northside Church…

Blood drive set for July 5

OneBlood will hold a blood drive Saturday, July 5, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Walmart. All donors will receive a $10 Walmart gift card, a $5 coupon from…

Library to present picture tour of China

The Taylor County Public Library will host “Exploring China,” a picture tour of discovery, with Rob Wolfe on Thursday, June 26, at 6 p.m. “Wolfe’s work has been published in…

Mistrial declared in Johnson drug case

Mistrial declared in Johnson drug case

A slip of the tongue by the state’s key witness led to a mistrial Tuesday morning in the case against alleged cocaine dealer Calvin “Dank” Johnson, 48. The witness had…

No local county offices on primary ballot

No local county offices will appear on the Aug. 26 primary ballot, with the majority of incumbents remaining unopposed at the close of the official qualifying period Friday, June 20.…

County begins downtown paving project

Parking could get a little more crowded downtown for awhile as work begins to repair and resurface the parking lot of the Taylor County Administrative Complex on Green Street. “Beginning…

B&G Club presented $12,500 donation from Georgia-Pacific

B&G Club presented $12,500 donation from Georgia-Pacific

The Foley Cellulose Plant recently donated $12,500 to the local Boys and Girls Club in Taylor County. “Georgia-Pacific and the Foley Cellulose Plant are proud to support the work and…

Elizabeth Ann Kern

Elizabeth Ann Kern of Perry died June 23, 2014, at the age of 76. Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 26, at 11 a.m. in Joe P. Burns Funeral…