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Pink Cart campaign

Pink Cart campaign

Breast cancer survivor Peggy Galloway displays her order form for a pink garbage can, now available for purchase under the city’s newly initiated “Pink Cart” campaign. Galloway was instrumental in…

Taylor tops region for ‘wettest winter’

This past winter, which ended last week, was the region’s wettest in the past 16 years, with the Suwannee River Water Management District’s (SRWMD) 15-county area seeing an average of…

Gunter: taxpayers shouldn’t pay for ethics, Sunshine Law training for elected officials

Mayor Daryll Gunter said he will not be attending next week’s city council workshop on ethics and Florida’s Sunshine Law because he feels “it is the responsibility of the person”…

Hiring drive starts for Klausner

Hiring drive starts for Klausner

CareerSource North Florida is hosting a pair of career opportunities events next week for Klausner Lumber One, LLC, in Live Oak, which hopes to begin hiring its first shift in…

Longtime Red Cross volunteer dies in car crash

Many may not recognize Walter Eaton’s name, but they no doubt remember his work with Taylor County’s American Red Cross (ARC). He was the volunteer who helped residents count down…

City rejects quit-claim deed for Helen St.

The Perry City Council voted unanimously to reject a quit-claim deed from the county for portions of Helen Street that–although while privately owned–had been maintained for numerous years. “I’m not…

15 Perry men convicted in ‘King of the Trap’ sweep

Todd Britt walked out onto his front porch, stood waving a pistol around in the air and shouted, “I’m King of the Trap.” Standing just over six feet tall, Britt–a…

Investigation underway

Investigation underway

The Perry Police Department continues to investigate the circumstances of a car crashing into the offices located across the street from Davita Dialysis Center last Wednesday. It was confirmed that…

‘World’s Largest MoonPie’ is coming to Taylor County

‘World’s Largest MoonPie’ is coming to Taylor County

Put the RC cola on ice and get ready for a sweet treat. “Our community has been selected as the site for the unveiling of MoonPie’s newest flavor and the…

City, county side-by-side for TCDA briefing

City, county side-by-side for TCDA briefing

For the first time in years, the Taylor County Commission sat side by side with the Perry City Council in a joint meeting with the Taylor County Development Authority (TCDA)…