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Florida Forest Service seeking input on Forest Legacy Program

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Florida Forest Service is updating portions of the state’s Forest Action Plan related to the USDA Forest Legacy Program and is inviting…

Man, 35, smokes ‘legal’ weed, snatches toddler & steals car

Johnny Lee Gaddy, 35, is being held without bond on charges of carjacking, kidnapping, grand theft and child abuse after attacking a woman, taking her two-year-old son and fleeing in…

District puts binder on land for new school

With Taylor County School District officials set to make their case in two weeks for state funding to construct a new Perry Primary School (PPS), the school board has entered…

Spring break moved to April 6-10

Local students will have to wait an extra week for spring break this coming school year after the Taylor County School Board agreed to shift the district calendar to accommodate…

Special delivery: 800 new computers

Special delivery: 800 new computers

Taylor County School District’s (l to r) Gina Jolley, Patty Howell and Debra Mash oversee the unloading of 800 new laptops Wednesday morning at the middle school. The computers will…

Jacobs given six months to move horses or rezone land

In an order received by city officials this week, property owner Percy Jacobs was found to be in violation of land use regulations and given six months to have the…

Traffic shifts to temporary bridge

Traffic shifts to temporary bridge

Traffic shifted to a temporary bridge on U.S. 27 over the Fenholloway River east of Perry Tuesday, July 29, where it will continue for the next several months while the…

Relocation of ESE classes approved

The Taylor County School District this week endorsed a plan to shift two exceptional student education (ESE) classes from Perry Primary School (PPS) to Taylor County Elementary School (TCES) to…

4 charged in drug conspiracy case

Federal representatives filed a motion Thursday, July 24, seeking forfeiture of property linked to a recent drug conspiracy case involving three Perry men—one a longtime local postal worker. The property…

Hall, Sullivan to take part in political forum this Thursday

Two of the four city candidates, Alan Hall and David Sullivan, will take part in Thursday’s political forum hosted by the Taylor County Development Authority and Chamber of Commerce. The…