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City candidate forum scheduled for July 31

The Taylor County Development Authority and Perry-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce will host a city candidate forum on Thursday, July 31. The event will begin at 6 p.m. at Taylor…

DMH to host blood drive July 16

OneBlood will hold a blood drive Wednesday, July 16, at Doctors’ Memorial Hospital from 12:30-3:30 p.m. All donors will receive a t-shirt, a $5 coupon good toward a fried chicken…

Patricia A. McMullen

Patricia A. McMullen, 70, of Perry, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at her home in Perry. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 12, at 11 a.m. at Joe P. Burns Funeral…

Synder’s-Lance starting work on new pre-treatment system

Synder’s-Lance starting work on new pre-treatment system

Snyder’s-Lance Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of premium snacks, will soon break ground on a new, state-of-the-art wastewater pre-treatment plant at its manufacturing facility in Perry. Because of the…

County buys building for elections office

County buys building for elections office

In an attempt to alleviate overcrowding within the county courthouse, commissioners are finalizing the purchase of a former convenience store on U.S. 19 to be the future home of the…

July’s new laws include restrictions on selling e-cigarettes, expansion of state move-over rule

The Florida Legislature passed more than 100 laws this past spring, and many of them went into effect last week for the first time, including a ban on selling e-cigarettes…

Commission to begin budget talks for 2014-15 next week

The Taylor County Commission will hold its first budget workshop on the county’s 2014-15 budget on Thursday, July 17, beginning at 4 p.m. The commission is expected to listen to…

Sadler heading to ‘Founders Fellowship’ conference

Sadler heading to ‘Founders Fellowship’ conference

Sonya Sadler, a language arts and social studies teacher at Taylor County High School (TCHS), has been selected by Georgia-Pacific (GP) to attend the Bill of Rights Institute’s “2014 Founders…

Republicans to meet Thursday

The Taylor County Republican Executive Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, July 10, at 7 p.m., at the Rigoni Cook House on U.S. 19 North. The guest speaker…

‘Big Catch’ program features 33 targets

By BOB WATTENDORF / Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) encourages families and young anglers to try a diversity of freshwater fishing…