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Bad tag light leads to drug arrest

A busted tag light led to the arrest of a 51-year-old Perry man on multiple felony drug charges Saturday night, Nov. 14. Edward Bernard Watkins remains at the Taylor County…

3-2 vote: No changes to boat ramp fees

Facing vocal opposition from local boaters, the Taylor County Commission voted 3-2 to keep its public boat ramp fees the same for at least the next year, while also pledging…

B&G Club celebrates 25 years of service

B&G Club celebrates 25 years of service

Twenty-five years ago a grieving mother found a purpose and took a stand for Taylor County’s youth. Her goal was to establish a positive place for kids and to do…

Who knew what, when?

City Manager Bob Brown and members of the Perry City Council fielded questions Tuesday on their knowledge–or lack thereof–regarding the recent bankruptcy filing by BioNitrogen. The company, which has been…

Ticket prices set by athletic association

The Florida High School Athletic Association governs all playoff games and sets ticket prices. Tickets for Friday night’s game against Jacksonville Providence will be $8 for general admission and $10…

Service, sacrifices honored

Service, sacrifices honored

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer Thank you. Two words. Eight letters. A simple courtesy most days. But on Nov. 11, the words “earn their stripes” and are elevated…

Complaints spur county commission to question DMH’s ‘customer service’

Doctors’ Memorial Hospital (DMH) administrators faced tough questions from the Taylor County Commission concerning complaints board members have been receiving about the quality of care patients are receiving at the…

Meth cook sparks fire

A meth-cook-gone-bad led to the arrest of three suspects Saturday, Nov. 7, at a camper-trailer residence on Fairview Drive. Dallas Sophia Vansant, 19, and Jordan Lee Parker, 20, both of…

New VA clinic dedicated to local veterans

New VA clinic dedicated to local veterans

By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer About 100 people–mostly veterans and their families– gathered Tuesday morning for the official dedication and ribbon-cutting for the new Perry Veterans Affairs (VA) Community…

Tickets on sale now for championship game

The Taylor County High football team, winners of the Class 3A, District 1 championship, will host Jacksonville-Providence this Friday night at Perry’s Dorsett Stadium in the first round of the…