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EBT users: system will be down Sept. 16

Taylor County residents who utilize EBT cards are being warned that the state system will be down on Monday, Sept. 16, and purchases will not be available that day. The…

City unveils canopy designs

City unveils canopy designs

Taking another step forward in its Downtown Canopy Project, the city has released partial construction plans it has received from project designers. PHOTO: Shown above is a depiction of a…

Jubal’s Kin brings unique sound to Pickin’ in the Pines music festival on Sept. 27-28

Jubal’s Kin brings unique sound to Pickin’ in the Pines music festival on Sept. 27-28

The organizers behind the Pickin’ in the Pines Music Festival have announced folk group Jubal’s Kin will headline this year’s event, which will be held Sept. 27-28 at Forest Capital…

Budget hearings for county start Tuesday, Sept. 10

The Taylor County Commission will hold a pair of public hearings over the next two weeks to finalize its 2013-14 budget. The hearings will be held Tuesday, Sept. 10, and…

Southerland recognized for ‘outstanding leadership on behalf of Florida’s seniors’

Congressman Steve Southerland was presented with the “Summer 2013 Champion of Seniors Award” by The Grange, a national, nonpartisan grassroots organization that advocates on behalf of America’s rural seniors, for…

Council raises utility rates

City utility customers may see a slight uptick in their monthly bills with a number of rate increases slated to take effect Oct. 1. Members of the Perry City Council…

City under fire for road closure, special magistrate proposals

A proposed road closure, and changes in how city code violations are judged, will top the agenda for the Perry City’s Council upcoming Thursday, Sept. 12, meeting.\ Due to scheduling…

Working toward a GED? Major changes coming

Taylor Technical Institute (TTI) officials are urging students who have passed one or more portions of the General Educational Development (GED) test but have yet to complete the exam, to…

Taylor County: Tree Capital of the South

Living up to its name as the Tree Capital of the South, Taylor County exports nearly 700,000 tons of lumber and wood products annually, according to the Florida Department of…

County seeks grant for playground, pier improvements at Hodges Park

Taylor County commissioners are moving forward on an application to the Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program (FRDAP) for a grant to fund improvements at Hodges Park in Keaton Beach. The…