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Costume contest Oct. 31 at Chamber of Commerce

Get ready for a ghoulish good time Halloween night (Thursday, Oct. 31) at the annual Perry-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Costume Contest & Pumpkin Carving Contest, from 5-7 p.m. The…

Don’t be SCARED!

It’s all about the SCARE-factor at two community “Haunted Houses” planned Halloween night (Thursday). A Haunted Trail will be held at 604 East Bay Street, opening at dusk. Admission is…

Don’t forget to save pop-tops

If you aren’t saving aluminum pop-tops, will you begin now? That’s the plea from the women’s committee of Taylor County Farm Bureau which has taken on this project for the…

Application deadline extended

The application deadline for Taylor County Habitat for Humanity’s new program called “A Brush With Kindness” has been extended to Friday, Nov. 15. The program serves lowincome families who struggle…

B&G Club ‘powered’ by Duke

B&G Club ‘powered’ by Duke

The Duke Energy Foundation awarded the Boys & Girls Club a $14,500 grant to fund its “Learning STEMs from Duke” program. “This grant will support the STEM (science, technology, engineering…

‘Logger of the Year’ will serve as King Tree Parade Grand Marshal

‘Logger of the Year’ will serve as King Tree Parade Grand Marshal

Florida’s 2013 Logger of the Year Tim Southerland, owner/operator of K&B Land & Timber, will serve as grand marshal of the 58th annual Florida Forest Festival King Tree Parade Saturday,…

Parking tips for downtown parade-watching Saturday

With so many events happening in downtown Perry and the Grand Pavilion at Rosehead Park this coming Friday night and Saturday morning, parking will be limited to those attending a…

NFCC pharmacy tech program accepting students

North Florida Community College’s (NFCC) Allied Health Department is currently accepting students for its new pharmacy technician certificate program. The new program is set to begin Jan. 8 and according…

Developing life skills through 4-H High School Enrichment

Developing life skills through 4-H High School Enrichment

By ABBEY L. THARPE / 4-H Extension Agent I The Taylor County 4-H High School Enrichment program kick started the year with a series of guest speakers. Guests included: Maria…

Workshop to focus on management plan for museum

A collection of more than 5,000 items helps Forest Capital State Park stay true to its goal of educating visitors about Florida’s forests and many forest-dependent industries, including the production…