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FWC plans Youth Spring Turkey Hunt Weekend Feb. 28-March 1

The Youth Spring Turkey Hunt Weekend in Florida is Feb. 28 – March 1 south of State Road 70, and March 14-15 in the rest of the state. This Saturday-Sunday…

Clark marks 33 years with PPD

Clark marks 33 years with PPD

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer It was 1981 when a buddy asked Vern Clark to ride with him to a small North Florida town for a job interview…

DMH hires new EMS director

Doctors’ Memorial Hospital (DMH) announced this week that Albert “Mac” Leggett has joined the management staff as director of Emergency Management Services (EMS). “We are thrilled to bring someone to…

Woman missing from Greenville nursing home

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) reports that Annie R. Paul, 72, last seen on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 8, at approximately 2:30 p.m., remains missing. Paul, originally from Gadsen County,…

Hospital CEO resigns

Doctors’ Memorial Hospital (DMH) CEO Geri Forbes resigned Wednesday to take a similar position with Whidbey General Hospital in Coupeville, Wash. John Hornbuckle, chairman of the hospital’s board of directors,…

Clark retires as PPD chief

Clark retires as PPD chief

Perry Police Department Chief Vern Clark retires next week, and members of the Perry City Council honored his 33 years of service during their regular meeting Tuesday. Mayor Mike Deming…

Director leaving Main Street

Main Street Perry Program Director Meagan Robertson has resigned her position to take a job in Tallahassee. Her final day with the downtown revitalization organization will be Friday, Feb. 20.…

City Council continues work on special permits for alcohol sales

Perry City Council members continued talks regarding a policy that would allow alcohol sales during events hosted by local non-profit groups within the city limits. On Tuesday, the council settled…

Quick fire response saves Pouncey’s

A quick response by an employee opening Pouncey’s Restaurant Wednesday morning helped avert what would have been a damaging fire. City of Perry Fire Department officials said Thursday they were…

Hall of Fame inductees honored

Hall of Fame inductees honored

A combined 116 years of service to the Taylor County School District was honored at a ceremony Tuesday afternoon during which the Educators’ Hall of Fame received three new members:…