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City to consider incentive package Tuesday, April 15

The Perry City Council will hold a special meeting next week to consider a series of proposed incentives designed to draw a company, known currently as Project Freedom, to Taylor…

Rains leave washed-out roads, clogged culverts, standing water

Rains leave washed-out roads, clogged culverts, standing water

With Monday’s storm dropping as much as seven inches of rain on much of central and southern Taylor County, county crews are still working to repair damage to roadways and…

Jury rules in favor of school district

A jury found in favor of the Taylor County School District this week in a federal lawsuit filed by a former student at Taylor Technical Institute (TTI) alleging she was…

Mosquito control in high demand

With so much standing water around the county, mosquito season has begun early and officials are already being inundated with calls requesting assistance from Taylor County Mosquito Control. County officials…

All in the family

All in the family

The children and grandchildren of Robert and Edna Hunter honored their memory, and the military service of their four sons R.V., Robert L., Sammy and Larry, with the placement of…

‘Always trust in God’

‘Always trust in God’

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer His brave actions put him in the spotlight, but Taylor County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Lundy gives the greater glory to a higher power.…

‘Project Freedom’ could mean $220 million investment here

The Taylor County Development Authority (TCDA) is working with the Taylor County Commission, Perry City Council and Taylor County School Board to develop an incentive package to entice a company…

Giant MoonPie gone in 30 minutes!

Giant MoonPie gone in 30 minutes!

By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer The official specs for the World’s Largest MoonPie, which made a short-lived appearance at the 12th annual Florida State Bluegrass Festival this past weekend,…

New school site eyed by district

The Taylor County School District has begun negotiations for property to site a new Perry Primary School (PPS) should its request for state funding assistance be approved later this year.…

Some areas of county see 7 inches of rain

A large swath of central and southern Taylor County was under a flood warning Tuesday after a band of storms dropped more than seven inches of rain late Monday into…