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City council spreads holiday cheer

The Perry City Council did its part in spreading Christmas cheer, approving a number of initiatives that it hopes will bring joy in the coming New Year. First, the council…

Man swerves to avoid deer, crashes

A Steinhatchee man escaped serious injury after rolling his 2000 Chevrolet Suburban in a one-vehicle crash Wednesday night. Virgil Bryson Jr., 65, was traveling north on U.S. Highway 19 in…

Dropped ceiling gives hall a new look

Dropped ceiling gives hall a new look

Georgia-Pacific and Foley Cellulose Mill presented the second of two $50,000 donations this week to support renovations at Forest Capital Hall. Company representatives announced in the summer of 2015 that…

Former governor was a Taylor native

Former governor was a Taylor native

Cary Hardee started life with very humble beginnings only to rise to the top of Florida’s political arena. He served as Florida’s governor during the state’s “boom period” of the…

Taylor’s Massey, Sands lasso $190,000 payout

Taylor’s Massey, Sands lasso $190,000 payout

When you are the first team to compete out of a field of 450, there is not much else to do but wait. And wait some more. But for local…

Father, son face meth charges

A father and son face meth-related charges after they were caught with a number of items used in manufacturing the illegal drug. Cubis Wayne Butler, 42, and Cody Wayne Butler,…

Dec. 10 service honors Comins

Loved ones will gather Saturday, Dec. 10, to remember Patrick “Pat” Comins, the 64-year-old Perry man who died from injuries he received in a motorcycle crash Friday, Nov. 18. Memorial…

Mixon coins ‘quetainment’

More than 30 cook teams competing at this weekend’s Southern Pines Blues & BBQ Festival will bring with them state, regional and national championships, but one will have rig specifically…

Fireworks light up downtown

Taylor County residents can celebrate the old and ring in the new with family, friends and fireworks Saturday, Dec. 31–New Year’s Eve. The City of Perry will hold dedication ceremonies…

Motion for grand jury testimony is denied

Circuit Judge David Fina has denied a motion filed on behalf of convicted murderer Garrett Arrowood for grand jury testimony and evidence related to his case. The order was signed…