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Holiday crowds push boat ramps, parking to the limit

Holiday crowds push boat ramps, parking to the limit

Despite hundreds of boaters on the water during the Independence Day weekend, it was “very quiet” as far as incidents reported to law enforcement. According to reports, the bumper crop…

City expands ‘spice’-related ordinance

Looking to keep pace with distributors, the Perry City Council has expanded its ordinance related to synthetic marijuana (commonly known as “spice”) and other synthetic drugs. “New chemicals are being…

Over-the-limit

Over-the-limit

Just as scallopers were out in force this past holiday weekend, so were Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission (FWC) officers. Lt. Chuck Mincy reported that, following a tip from a…

Williams pledges to serve Dist. 1 with ‘character, integrity, common sense’

Williams pledges to serve Dist. 1 with ‘character, integrity, common sense’

Retired banker and local minister Gil Williams has announced his candidacy for the Perry City Council, Dist. 1. “I am running to serve the people of Dist. 1. There are…

Perry men hit, killed in Texas, Florida crashes

Two Perry men died last week after being run over by oncoming vehicles in separate states and under separate circumstances. Funeral services for Roger William Sadousky Jr., 43, and Robert…

Johnson resigns as TTI director

The Taylor County School District has lost two site administrators in the past two weeks, with Taylor Technical Institute (TTI) Director Judy Johnson leaving to take a job in Lee…

Beshears nabs third term; Payne, Sigmeister unopposed for offices

Beshears nabs third term; Payne, Sigmeister unopposed for offices

Several area representatives earned new terms in office last week after winning re-election unopposed, including Florida Rep. Halsey Beshears. Qualifying for state and district candidates concluded Friday, June 24. PHOTO:…

Russell announces candidacy, pledging ‘change and action’

Russell announces candidacy, pledging ‘change and action’

Frank Russell, saying he wants “action not reaction” from local government, has announced his candidacy for the Dist. 3 county commission seat. “I believe the past few years have been…

City announces holiday schedule

The City of Perry has announced its garbage collection schedule for the Fourth of July holiday: • City offices will be closed today (Friday). • Monday customers will receive service…

When do you vote for your favorite?

Supervisor of Elections Dana Southerland and Tax Collector Mark Wiggins will both serve a second term in office after the qualifying deadline for the 2016 election cycle arrived Friday, June…