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City eyes alcohol sales on Sunday

In a bid to keep its economic development momentum moving forward, the Perry City Council will look at modifying an ordinance that currently prevents the sale of alcohol (specifically applying…

TCHS Homecoming Parade

TCHS Homecoming Parade

The Pride of Taylor Marching Band led the way for Thursday’s Taylor County High School Homecoming Parade, which wound through the school district before finding its way downtown. Hundreds lined…

Early voting opens Oct. 20

Those wishing to miss the rush on Election Day on Nov. 4 can begin voting early Monday, Oct. 20, at the Supervisor of Elections office in the County Courthouse. According…

Amended school grade impacts district, teachers & administrators

For teachers and administrators at Taylor County Elementary School (TCES) and Perry Primary School (PPS), the recent adjustment of the elementary school’s grade from a “D” to a “C” was…

Bridge dedication will honor Perry son killed in action

Bridge dedication will honor Perry son killed in action

Forty-four years after U.S. Army SP4 Billy Jacob Hartsfield was killed in action during the Vietnam War, the new bridge crossing the Aucilla River on U.S. 98 will be dedicated…

BioNitrogen closes on 55-acre land deal

In a major step in BioNitrogen’s efforts to site a $300 million plant in Taylor County, the company has closed on a 55-acre parcel owned by Foley Timber and Land…

GP, Yates are tight-lipped on changes at Foley plant

Georgia-Pacific declined to comment on site and employee changes announced for its Taylor County Foley mill last week. “We have no information to provide,” Scott Mixon, public affairs manager for…

Junior royalty shines during Little King & Little Queen Pageant

Junior royalty shines during Little King & Little Queen Pageant

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer Judges were given a daunting task at the 59th annual Florida Forest Festival’s Little King & Queen Pageant Saturday night—select a new royal…

County partners with FDOT for $400,000 airport addition

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has allocated more than $400,000 for Perry-Foley Airport to construct a new aircraft storage facility, which one day could house a fixed-based operator (FBO)…

Beshears, Montford meet with officials, public Oct. 20

Taylor County’s legislative delegation, which consists of Rep. Halsey Beshears and Sen. Bill Montford, will hold a public meeting for local officials and residents on Monday, Oct. 20. The meeting…

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