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Wiggins’ recovery, nothing short of miraculous

Wiggins’ recovery, nothing short of miraculous

By SUSAN H. LINCOLN / Managing Editor Some anniversaries are marked with balloons and fanfare. Others just bring quiet, reflective attention. So it was on Monday, Sept. 28, when the…

Blount scores three TDS in Patriots’ win over Jags

LeGarrette Blount finally got his 2015 season with the New England Patriots off to a good start Sunday as he accounted for 92 yards and three touchdowns in the Patriots’…

Barney Lee Smith

Barney Lee Smith, 55, of Perry, died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015. Funeral services will be held Saturday Oct. 3, at 11 a.m. at Antioch M.B. Church. The family will receive…

Evelyn Virginia Schippers

Evelyn Virginia (Strickland) Schippers of St. Charles, Mo., died Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015, at the age of 92. Memorials may be made to Animal Shelters of Taylor County.…

2 ejected in rollover

2 ejected in rollover

A Perry couple was seriously injured after both were ejected during a violent rollover crash Wednesday evening on Green Farm Road. Richard Carlton, 24, and Stormie French, 21, were airlifted…

Reading, math tutoring offered for students

After-school tutoring services in reading and math are available for local students. Participating schools include: Taylor County Elementary, Taylor County Middle School, Steinhatchee School and Taylor County High School. The…

City inks $4.4 million deal

Under an agreement approved Tuesday, the Perry City Council will sell a 55-acre parcel on Foley Road to Applied Gaia, the company planning to construct a $60 million biomass plant…

‘Good Samaritan’ foils robbery

A routine stop at the parts store put Billy Brock of B&B Auto in the right place, at the right time to catch a thief Friday night, Sept. 18. It…

Be in the parade & win cash!

Cash prizes will be awarded for the best floats in this year’s Florida Forest Festival King Tree Parade. Parade applications are available at the festival office (adjacent to the Chamber…

Dove season opens Sept. 26 in Florida

The first phase of dove season opens this Saturday, Sept. 26, in Florida and will run until Oct. 26. Mourning and white-winged doves are legal to take. Shooting hours for…