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FAMU scholarship reception set June 4

The 2015 Taylor County Florida A&M University (FAMU) alumni scholarship reception will be held Thursday, June 4, at Jerkins Community Center. The 6 p.m. program will include two special guests:…

Tallahassee National Cemetery to be dedicated May 22

Dedication ceremonies for the Tallahassee National Cemetery will be held Friday, May 22. Members of the local Patriot Guard Riders, and others who wish to stage with the group, should…

City announces Memorial Day schedule

The City of Perry has announced the following garbage collection schedule for the week of Memorial Day: • Monday customers will receive service Tuesday, May 26. • Tuesday customers will…

JROTC to hold car wash this Saturday

Taylor County High School JROTC Bulldog Battalion will hold a car wash this Saturday, May 16, at Ragans Ace Hardware from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. “All funds raised will…

Have a good theme for the forest festival?

The Florida Forest Festival Board of Directions is holding a theme contest for this year’s event. “We are looking for something that represents the past, present and future of the…

Online bake sale slated May 22

Taylor County United will host an online bake sale Friday, May 22, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. All items will be posted on the Taylor County United, Inc., Facebook…

Register now for May 29 chamber poker tournament

The 10th annual Chamber Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament will be held Friday, May 29, at the Perry Elks Lodge starting at 6 p.m. With each $50 entry fee, participants will…

Memorial Day ceremony planned Monday, May 25

Supervisor of Elections Dana Southerland is coordinating this year’s Memorial Day Ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park and invites all veterans, their families and the community to attend. The ceremony will…

May 15 is deadline for Short Story Contest

This Friday, May 15, is the deadline to enter the Friends of the Taylor County Public Library’s fifth annual Short Story Contest. The contest includes three age categories: youth (grades…

The Book Mart will host ‘Business After Hours’

The Perry-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce’s May “Business After Hours” event will be held this Thursday, May 14, at The Book Mart from 5-7 p.m. “Join us for refreshments and…