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GP honored with Cornerstone Award, B&G Club recognized as ‘Outstanding’

GP honored with Cornerstone Award, B&G Club recognized as ‘Outstanding’

The United Way of the Big Bend wrapped up its 2015-16 campaign with several local businesses and agencies recognized for their efforts to help the agency. Locally, the Taylor County…

New BioNitrogen CEO to address city

Five months after BioNitrogen Holdings Corp. filed for bankruptcy, the company’s new CEO Graham Copley will address the Perry City Council about future plans. According to City Manager Bob Brown,…

You likely know one of this year’s ‘25 Women You Need to Know’

You likely know one of this year’s ‘25 Women You Need to Know’

By SUSAN H. LINCOLN / Managing Editor Glenda Hamby was in good company Monday night, surrounded by female leaders from the greater Tallahassee area who were hailed for excellence as…

‘Shake and bake’ meth cook found during traffic stop

‘Shake and bake’ meth cook found during traffic stop

Deputies found the apparent remains of a “shake and bake” meth cook that included containers of lighter fluid and bottles of drain opener during a midday traffic stop Friday, April…

UF/FSU announce merger: Perry selected for new campus…APRIL FOOLS!

UF/FSU announce merger: Perry selected for new campus…APRIL FOOLS!

In recent years, the prevalence of elaborate April Fools’ Day pranks has been on the rise with major companies such as Google and YouTube taking part in the fun. This…

Three more join candidate line-up

Three more Taylor County residents have thrown their hats into local races for the 2016 election cycle, bringing the total number of candidates to 30: Kelly John Blaske has filed…

McLeod announces run for lead law enforcement office

Backed by 31 years of experience in law enforcement and corrections, Danny McLeod has announced his candidacy for sheriff of Taylor County.…

Dodging rains, bluegrass festival basks in sunshine for three music-filled days

Dodging rains, bluegrass festival basks in sunshine for three music-filled days

While the threat of rain kept some people at home this past weekend instead of enjoying the music at the 14th annual Florida State Bluegrass Festival, those in attendance made…

Suspects extradited from California, face second degree murder charges

Suspects extradited from California, face second degree murder charges

Dwarfed by an orange jail jumpsuit and hair pulled into a messy bun, Oriana Lynn Forsythe was a lonesome figure staring at the camera during her (video-conference) first appearance hearing…

Officers out before sunrise for sweep

Perry Police Department (PPD) officers and members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force were out in force before sunrise Thursday, serving a round of arrest warrants stemming from a…