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BioNitrogen closes on 55-acre land deal

In a major step in BioNitrogen’s efforts to site a $300 million plant in Taylor County, the company has closed on a 55-acre parcel owned by Foley Timber and Land…

GP, Yates are tight-lipped on changes at Foley plant

Georgia-Pacific declined to comment on site and employee changes announced for its Taylor County Foley mill last week. “We have no information to provide,” Scott Mixon, public affairs manager for…

Junior royalty shines during Little King & Little Queen Pageant

Junior royalty shines during Little King & Little Queen Pageant

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer Judges were given a daunting task at the 59th annual Florida Forest Festival’s Little King & Queen Pageant Saturday night—select a new royal…

King Tree Parade offering cash prizes for best floats; enter today

It’s time to be thinking about your float for the Florida Forest Festival’s King Tree Parade on Saturday, Oct. 25th, and this year, there will be cash prizes for the…

County partners with FDOT for $400,000 airport addition

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has allocated more than $400,000 for Perry-Foley Airport to construct a new aircraft storage facility, which one day could house a fixed-based operator (FBO)…

Legal Notices for Oct. 15, 2014

NOTICE OF SPECIAL PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, THAT THE TAYLOR COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS WILL HOLD A SPECIAL PUBLIC HEARING OCTOBER 28, 2014, AT 5:30 PM, PRIOR…

Bulldogs win defensive battle 15-8

By AARON PORTWOOD Despite committing five turnovers and 15 penalties for minus 145 yards, the Taylor County Bulldogs played outstanding defense and got just enough offense to outlast Jefferson County,…

Beshears, Montford meet with officials, public Oct. 20

Taylor County’s legislative delegation, which consists of Rep. Halsey Beshears and Sen. Bill Montford, will hold a public meeting for local officials and residents on Monday, Oct. 20. The meeting…

Buy your carnival pre-sale tickets now at chamber office

Pre-sale tickets are still available for the 59th annual Florida Forest Festival carnival, which opens Wednesday, Oct. 22, on Industrial Drive. Tickets are $15 each and can be purchased at…

Ester Gonzalez

Ester Gonzalez, 87, died at her home on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, in Perry. The family will hold a private memorial service at a later date. Her ashes will be…