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Family loses home to fire Sunday

A local family of four lost their home and all of their possessions to fire Sunday night, July 13. David and Mary Emory, along with their two children (ages six…

Smith given key to the city

Smith given key to the city

On her final day as Main Street Perry program director, Tracey Smith was honored with a key to the City of Perry for her work with the organization and the…

Dunn named new assistant county admn

Taylor County has its new assistant county administrator: Margaret Dunn. Dunn replaces Dustin Hinkel, whom the county promoted to county administrator following the departure of former administrator Jack Brown in…

Sadler candidacy dispute with city heading to court?

Former City Council Candidate Carl Sadler, whom the council did not qualify as a candidate in the city’s District 4 race last month, is prepared to take his case to…

Council returns to Pine Ridge sewage debate

Mayor Daryll Gunter has sparked a renewed debate over the controversial $14.95 per month sewer maintenance fee which the city has levied on approximately 167 residents in the Pine Ridge…

U.S. 27 traffic will soon shift to temporary bridge over Fenholloway River

U.S. 27 traffic will soon  shift to temporary bridge over Fenholloway River

Traffic on U.S. 27 is scheduled to shift onto a temporary bridge over the Fenholloway River east of Perry the week of July 21 while the existing bridge is removed…

Downtown has received $660,000 in investments over the past two years

Downtown has received $660,000 in investments over the past two years

In the past two years, there has been more than $660,000 in private and public investment pumped into Downtown Perry and during that time the area has seen a net…

PPD places first in state ‘DUI Challenge’

PPD places first in state ‘DUI Challenge’

The Perry Police Department (PPD) earned its second first place win in three years in the Florida Law Enforcement Liaison Program’s “DUI Challenge,” winning more than $16,000 in grant awards.…

County will meet with DMH board Monday to discuss capital improvement needs

The Taylor County Commission will hold a joint workshop with the Doctors’ Memorial Hospital Board of Directors next week. The workshop is set for Monday, July 14, at 2 p.m.…

Synder’s-Lance starting work on new pre-treatment system

Synder’s-Lance starting work on new pre-treatment system

Snyder’s-Lance Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of premium snacks, will soon break ground on a new, state-of-the-art wastewater pre-treatment plant at its manufacturing facility in Perry. Because of the…