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Splash pad at Jerkins now open

The splash pad adjacent to Gerald Walker Park is now open, sunrise to sunset. City officials remind residents that children must have adult supervision when visiting the splash pad.…

Volunteers sought for meal deliveries

The Taylor Senior Citizens Center is seeking reliable volunteers to deliver frozen meals twice a month to homebound seniors. The volunteer(s) must be at least 18 years old and able…

City announces Memorial Day schedule

The City of Perry has announced its garbage collection schedule for the week of Memorial Day: • Monday customers will receive service Tuesday, May 27. • Tuesday customers will receive…

Deadline for short stories is today (May 16)

Today (Friday) is the deadline for the Friends of the Taylor County Public Library’s eighth annual Short Story Contest. The contest includes three age categories: youth (grades 5 and below),…

Health department hosts women’s health event May 16

The Florida Health Department in Taylor County will host a “Show Your Love! Healthier Me and Baby-to-be!” event today (Friday), from 1-4 p.m. Activities will include women’s health screenings, STD,…

Safety expo will feature bicycle rodeo, free helmets May 17

The 2014 Summer Safety Expo & Bike Rodeo will be held Saturday, May 17, at Taylor County Elementary School from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Local youth and their families…

Rotary to host Father-Daughter Dance June 20

The Perry Rotary Club will host its second annual Father-Daughter Dance on Friday, June 20, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Perry Woman’s Club. Tickets are $25 for a…

Register now for Distinguished Young Woman program

Registration is underway for this year’s Florida Forest Festival’s Distinguished Young Woman program (formerly Junior Miss). The scholarship program is open to all high school seniors (2014-15). To register online,…

Ready for summer? Safety expo will feature bicycle rodeo, free helmets

The 2014 Summer Safety Expo & Bike Rodeo will be held Saturday, May 17, at Taylor County Elementary School from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Local youth and their families…

Blood drive planned for May 26

OneBlood will host a “Summertime” blood drive Monday, May 26, from 12 noon to 6 p.m. at Walmart in Perry. All donors will receive a $10 Walmart gift card and…