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Blood drive set for May 30 at Walmart

OneBlood will host a blood drive Monday, May 30, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Walmart. All donors will receive a $10 Walmart gift card and a wellness checkup,…

Gag grouper to season open in federal waters

Gag grouper will open for recreational harvest in most state and all federal Gulf of Mexico waters June 1. The black grouper and gag minimum size limit will increase from…

Review: ‘The Nice Guys’ brings the audience back to 1977 for a hilarious mystery

Review: ‘The Nice Guys’ brings the audience back to 1977 for a hilarious mystery

By MARK VIOLA “The Nice Guys” is everything I was hoping for and more. The often hilarious movie is from writer/director Shane Black, probably best known these days for directing…

Dunnell promises ‘fresh leadership, new accountability’ for Dist. 5 seat

Dunnell promises ‘fresh leadership, new accountability’ for Dist. 5 seat

“Fresh leadership, high performance and new accountability” is the platform focus of Taylor County School District 5 candidate Deidra Dunnell. “I have been a resident of Taylor County for more…

TTI graduation ceremony Friday

Taylor Technical Institute (TTI) will hold commencement ceremonies Friday, May 27, at Taylor County High School, beginning at 7 p.m. Graduates of Taylor County Career Academy, TTI Career & Technical…

Deadline for Camp Cherry Lake registration is June 1

4-H Camp Cherry Lake registration is now underway at the Taylor County Extension Office. The cost is $200 for all expenses. A $50 non-refundable deposit will be required at registration.…

City announces holiday schedule

The City of Perry has announced its garbage collection schedule for the week of Memorial Day: Monday customers will receive service Tuesday, May 31; Tuesday customers will receive service Wednesday,…

Humane Society hosts ‘Pet Wash’ May 28

Forest Capital Humane Society will host a pet wash this Saturday, May 28, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Toasted Mug. Baths and nail trims will be offered.…

Teacher escorted from TTI campus in front of students

Teacher escorted from TTI campus in front of students

A Taylor Technical Institute (TTI) instructor was escorted off campus—while in the middle of class and in front of students—on Friday afternoon, May 20. Guy Gibson, whose annual contract was…

Suspected tornado here snapped trees, damaged homes

Suspected tornado here snapped trees, damaged homes

A suspected tornado damaged two homes on U.S. 27 in Perry Friday morning as a weather system moved through the area, knocking out power to approximately 4,000 for several hours.…