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Flurry of events mark end of 2013-14 school year

The 2013-14 school year is rapidly drawing to a close and there are a number of events planned in the next few weeks. • Friday, May 23: last day for…

Elks Lodge hosts dinner theater May 31

The Perry Elks Lodge will host a dinner theater Saturday, May 31, featuring the mystery, “Murder on the Oriental Rug.” Tickets, which include dinner and the play, are $25 each.…

Library closed for Memorial Day

The Taylor County Public Library will be closed Saturday, May 24, and Monday, May 26, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.…

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…