[wp_bannerize group="header-468x60" random="1" LIMIT="1"]
Home » Archives by category » News (Page 37)

GP donates $13,000 to Forest Festival

GP donates $13,000 to Forest Festival

To help kick off the 60th annual Florida Forest Festival, Georgia-Pacific and the Foley Cellulose Mill have donated $13,000 toward festival activities. The event was first held in 1956 as…

Boat ramp fee to increase?

The Taylor County Commission is considering major changes for people who use public boat ramps, including nearly doubling the cost of an annual permit sticker and potentially eliminating daily passes…

Walker is new Little King, Lee is Little Queen

Walker is new Little King, Lee is Little Queen

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer Pretty in pink and just as sweet, Sydnee Faye Lee was a dainty darling on stage. Dressed to the nines, Trinton Walker’s best…

Woman, 22, charged in fight

An early morning fight Saturday led to a Perry woman facing felony battery charges. Brittany Ray Godfrey, 22, was charged Sunday afternoon, Oct. 11, with tampering with a witness and…

Flakka, crack cocaine seized

Distribution amounts of flakka (meth) and crack cocaine were seized during a late-night traffic stop Saturday near the intersection of Warner Avenue and Front Street. While on patrol, Perry Police…

Florida Forest Festival welcomes Miss Florida

Florida Forest Festival welcomes Miss Florida

Taylor County will welcome reigning Miss Florida MaryKatherine Fechtel as a special guest for the upcoming 60th annual Florida Forest Festival. Fechtel, a senior at the University of Florida, will…

Judge rules on new district map; will have major impact on Taylor

Leon County Circuit Judge Terry Lewis ruled Friday on a new congressional district for the state, siding with the plaintiffs in the case over the Florida Legislature, but his proposal…

City Council extends talks on 82% pay raise Tuesday

There was little outcry in October 2003 when the Perry City Council looked to give itself a hefty raise, with only one member of the public speaking against the proposal.…

University of Florida honors Henry Davis

University of Florida honors Henry Davis

The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences honored its most ardent supporters at its annual Dinner of Distinction, held at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center…

BioNitrogen weighs in on future plans

BioNitrogen Holdings Corp., which is planning to construct a $300 million urea fertilizer plant in Taylor County, issued a press release this week to provide an update on the company’s…