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SAC to vote on school improvement plan

Taylor Technical Institute’s School Advisory Council (SAC) will meet Tuesday, Oct. 14, at 4 p.m. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be held in the conference room…

VA clinic efforts delayed, again

Taylor County’s efforts to establish a new U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) clinic in Perry appear to have been delayed again, as local officials are now awaiting a supplemental…

GP donates $12,500 to forest festival

GP donates $12,500 to forest festival

To help kick off the 59th annual Florida Forest Festival, Georgia-Pacific and the Foley Cellulose Mill have donated $12,500 toward festival activities. The month-long celebration of the state’s forests and…

Child porn suspect tries to kill wife, self

A Perry man facing multiple child pornography charges attempted to kill his wife and himself in a failed murder-suicide attempt late last week. Ernest Franklin Jones, 69, had been released…

Holton drops Brown from lawsuit

U.S. District Judge Robert L. Hinkle issued an order Thursday, Oct. 1, supporting a motion from local business owner Tonya Holton dismissing claims against City Manager Bob Brown in the…

United Way team announces $275,00 goal for Taylor County

United Way team announces $275,00 goal for Taylor County

The 2014-15 Taylor County United Way campaign is officially underway after its annual kick-off breakfast Tuesday morning, with volunteers working to reach this year’s fund-raising goal of $275,000. The goal…

FDOE upgrades TCES to ‘C’ school

Taylor County Elementary School’s (TCES) original 2013-14 grade of a “D” has been upgraded to a “C” after the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) granted an appeal by the school…

‘Welcome to the Jungle’

‘Welcome to the Jungle’

Some 25 junior princes and princesses will take the stage at Forest Capital Hall Saturday, Oct. 11, for the 59th annual Florida Forest Festival Little King and Queen Pageant. This…

Alert issued for voters; books close Monday

Taylor County Supervisor of Elections Dana Southerland is warning local voters than a flyer recently sent out to people across the state has incorrect information regarding absentee ballots for the…

City council to decide fate of BioNitrogen project Thursday?

City council to decide fate of BioNitrogen project Thursday?

The Perry City Council will hold a special meeting Thursday to consider its next move regarding the BioNitrogen project, which currently remains in limbo following the arrest of its now-former…