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County awarded $254,000 from FDOT to help widen, resurface E. Ellison Road

Taylor County has received an additional $254,000 in state funding to help widen and resurface East Ellison Road, more than doubling its original budget. At its meeting last week, the…

Foley honored by Scott, Cabinet

Foley honored by Scott, Cabinet

Florida Governor Rick Scott on Thursday recognized Foley Timber and Land Company with the Governor’s Business Ambassador Award for its commitment to creating jobs in North Florida. Foley was one…

Shooting survivors face daily battles

Shooting survivors face daily battles

  It has been four weeks since the tragic workplace shooting at Timberland Ford and while many impacted by that day have moved forward in their lives, three men continue…

Vizcarra is charged with 49 federal counts

Retired Perry physician Dr. Eulogio M. Vizcarra, 71, was charged with 49 counts of unlawfully dispensing controlled substances in federal court Thursday, March 6. An April 14 trial date has…

Corps seeks input on lake expansion, bridge removal

The City of Perry is closing in on the final permit needed to move forward with the creation of a lake downtown, part of its Rosehead Park development. The U.S.…

What is GP’s plan for Perry plant?

Georgia-Pacific (GP) Senior Vice President of Cellulose and Containerboard Manufacturing Michael Tuchalski spoke at the Perry-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce annual banquet Friday evening, telling the assembled business and community…

Lundy honored as ‘Our Hero’

Lundy honored as ‘Our Hero’

Taylor County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Robert Lundy was honored with the Perry Rotary Club’s Our Hero Award Friday evening for his actions during the Feb. 5 shooting incident at Timberland…

Simmons presented Lifetime Achievement Award; Moore named Member of the Year

Simmons presented Lifetime Achievement Award; Moore named Member of the Year

The sold-out 2014 Perry- Taylor County Chamber of Commerce was a night in which chamber officials looked back on a year of successes while urging members to also “Seas the…

Beach Road crash

Beach Road crash

A full fleet of emergency response vehicles responded to a crash involving a log truck Monday afternoon on Beach Road. The extent of the injuries was not known as of…

Deputy’s eyesight compromised by severe trauma

Deputy Robert Lundy has lost sight in his right eye, which may be permanent. His wife, Kelly, shared the diagnosis this week and asks for continued prayers on her husband’s…