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No injuries reported in lunchtime crash

No injuries reported in lunchtime crash

Lunchtime commuters were forced to detour from Jefferson Street after a two-vehicle crash blocked both lanes of traffic Wednesday, April 29, at the intersection of U.S. 27. According to a…

Army Corps will review Rosehead Park engineering plans this month

Although the current plans for Phase II of Rosehead Park look much different than the original vision for the proposed lake in downtown Perry, city officials are hopeful that, after…

Old favorites and new traditions promised for landmark 60th Florida Forest Festival

Old favorites and new traditions promised for landmark 60th Florida Forest Festival

The 60th annual Florida Forest Festival promises to be a landmark year with the return of several “old favorites” and a host of new traditions in the making. “We are…

DMH projects to end fiscal year in the red

Facing a $1.8 million drop in outpatient revenue over the first nine months of the current fiscal year, Doctors’ Memorial Hospital (DMH) is projecting to finish the year with a…

Waterspouts draw sirens along coast Monday morning

Storms off the Taylor County coast produced at least six water spouts Monday morning, prompting local emergency management officials to set off coastal sirens to warn boaters and residents of…

Operation produces $10,000 in paid fines

Taylor County collected around $10,000 in overdue traffic fines as part of Operation Green Light, during which ticket-holders had the opportunity to save 40 percent on collection fees and have…

An art journey

An art journey

By SUSAN H. LINCOLN / Managing Editor “There is something special about Perry,” said Nadia Bertrand, thoughtfully. Sebastien DuBois who is always by her side, either on a tandem bicycle…

Founders’ Day a ‘success, solid foundation for future activities’

Founders’ Day a ‘success, solid foundation for future activities’

Although the county was under a tornado watch for much of Saturday, April 25, volunteers and local business people were out in force for the inaugural Founders’ Day celebration in…

Increased log truck traffic prompts look at C.R. 30

With more log trucks entering Foley Cellulose Mill, Taylor County’s commissioners are receiving demands that they address the resulting traffic safety concerns along County Road 30 (Foley Road). The Taylor…

City to vote on Hwy. 19 appearance ordinance April 28

Moving forward with its efforts to improve the look of the Hwy. 19 business corridor, the Perry City Council is expected to vote Tuesday on a new set of standards…