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Council moves ahead with street paving projects

The City of Perry will begin tackling a lengthy “wish list” of street paving, setting aside some $400,000 for more than a dozen resurfacing projects. Officials were forced to whittle…

Back-to-school rally set for Saturday

A back-to-school rally will be held Saturday, Aug. 16, at Jerkins Community Center from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The event is sponsored by the Perry Alliance of Ministers &…

Legal Notices for Aug. 15, 2014

BIG BEND WATER AUTHORITY is accepting applicaions for a board member (non-paying position) in the Steinhatchee, (Taylor County) area, Applications can be obtained a BBWA Office. Anyone interesed please call…

Review: In ‘I Origins,’ the answers to our questions are in the eye

Review: In ‘I Origins,’ the answers to our questions are in the eye

Not surprising considering its name, but “I Origins” is all about eyes. It is a film that asks many questions and rather than giving us easy answers, it forces the…

Hosea Jackson

Hosea Jackson, 62, of Perry, died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at his home Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 11 a.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s…

Linda Joyce Hall

Linda Joyce Hall, 62, of Perry, died on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at Doctors’ Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 16, at 11 a.m. at Antioch M.B.…

Robert “Bob” Weaver Meissner

Robert “Bob” Weaver Meissner died August 9, 2014. A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m. at Beggs Funeral Home Perry Chapel with a time of visitation preceding at 10…

Man high on ‘spice’ vows he will ‘make Perry famous’

Two additional incidents linked to spice (synthetic cannabis) have been reported in the city and law enforcement officials continue to warn the public to beware. The first incident occurred Thursday…

Williams responds to candidate questions

Two weeks after a political forum was hosted by the development authority and chamber of commerce, City Dist. 4 candidate Mary Williams has submitted her response to questions posed during…

21st annual Chamber Golf Scramble

21st annual Chamber Golf Scramble

The 21st annual Perry-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble “was a success,” raising more than $6,000 for the organization, Director Dawn Taylor announced Tuesday. Some 16 teams took part…