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TCHS graduation rate improves

Taylor County High School’s (TCHS) graduation rate for the 2015-16 school year exceeded the state average, although the district’s rate as a whole still lagged behind the state as well…

FWC approves mutton snapper changes

Several mutton snapper management changes go into effect Jan. 1, 2017. These changes were approved at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) September meeting. Starting Jan. 1, the…

Legal Notices for December 21, 2016

ursuant to Section 2.13(B) of the City Charter of the City of Perry, Florida, notice is hereby given that the City Council had Introduction and First Reading on Ordinance No.…

Folsom joins school district

The Taylor County School Board has appointed former Taylor County Sheriff candidate Chris Folsom to be its new transportation director. Folsom replaces Keith Johnson, who turned in his resignation in…

Morrison Pal Shingler, Jr., “Ace” 84, returned to his heavenly home on December 10, 2016. A Celebration of Life service was held on December 13th, 2016 at First United Methodist…

Lt. Col Thomas A. (T.A.) Jackson Jr.

Lt. Col Thomas A (T.A.) Jackson Jr., 86 passed away on December 14 at Doctors Memorial Hospital in Perry after an extended illiness. Mr. Jackson’s funeral services were held Sunday,…

Should administrator be required to live in Perry?

The field of candidates to replace County Administrator Dustin Hinkel has increased to nine after the Taylor County Commission agreed Tuesday evening to add three names to the pool invited…

City council spreads holiday cheer

The Perry City Council did its part in spreading Christmas cheer, approving a number of initiatives that it hopes will bring joy in the coming New Year. First, the council…

Man swerves to avoid deer, crashes

A Steinhatchee man escaped serious injury after rolling his 2000 Chevrolet Suburban in a one-vehicle crash Wednesday night. Virgil Bryson Jr., 65, was traveling north on U.S. Highway 19 in…

Dropped ceiling gives hall a new look

Dropped ceiling gives hall a new look

Georgia-Pacific and Foley Cellulose Mill presented the second of two $50,000 donations this week to support renovations at Forest Capital Hall. Company representatives announced in the summer of 2015 that…