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TTI marks 50 years

TTI marks 50 years

Taylor Technical Institute (TTI) will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a special Open House Thursday, April 20, from 4:30- 6:30 p.m. featuring program tours and a financial aid workshop. Officials…

Woman asks to borrow a crack pipe–in front of officer

A Perry woman with a long history of drug-related arrests is once again in custody after asking to borrow a pipe so she could smoke crack cocaine—making the request in…

Fireworks for the 4th!

Fireworks for the 4th!

The City of Perry will hold a 4th of July celebration featuring live music and fireworks Tuesday, July 4, at Rosehead Park. Tobacco Road will headline the entertainment and admission…

State Senate, House differ on funding for new primary school

The final outcome of the Taylor County School District’s quest to secure additional funding for its new Perry Primary School (PPS) remains in the hands of the Florida Legislature. While…

Complaints lead to drug arrests

Numerous complaints regarding suspected drug activity at a residence located behind the Taylor County Jail led to the arrest of Perry residents Anthoney James Burnau, 35, and Cacelia Mosley, 39.…

County votes to close alley

Steinhatchee is crosshatched with alleyways dating back to the coastal community’s original plat map. Although they are technically public thoroughfares, most have never been maintained and many have structures, including…

$2,000 scholarship available

$2,000 scholarship available

The Perry-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce has been able to quadruple the Taylor Technical Institute (TTI) scholarship it will award a local high school graduate from $500 to $2,000 thanks…

Naked man surprises neighbor

A Perry man was charged with indecent exposure after allegedly walking into his neighbor’s house naked late Thursday night, April 6. Joel Thomas Reynolds, 46, confirmed he was at the…

Keaton pier will be re-built at same location

The Taylor County Commission is moving forward with replacing the pier at Keaton Beach’s Hodges Park that was destroyed by Hurricane Hermine. The board agreed last week to advertise for…

‘Better than ever’

‘Better than ever’

Free admission for Taylor County residents did just what organizers hoped–attracting a record number of “locals” to the 15th annual Florida State Bluegrass Festival held this past weekend at Forest…