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Corps seeks input on lake expansion, bridge removal

The City of Perry is closing in on the final permit needed to move forward with the creation of a lake downtown, part of its Rosehead Park development. The U.S.…

What is GP’s plan for Perry plant?

Georgia-Pacific (GP) Senior Vice President of Cellulose and Containerboard Manufacturing Michael Tuchalski spoke at the Perry-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce annual banquet Friday evening, telling the assembled business and community…

Lundy honored as ‘Our Hero’

Lundy honored as ‘Our Hero’

Taylor County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Robert Lundy was honored with the Perry Rotary Club’s Our Hero Award Friday evening for his actions during the Feb. 5 shooting incident at Timberland…

Simmons presented Lifetime Achievement Award; Moore named Member of the Year

Simmons presented Lifetime Achievement Award; Moore named Member of the Year

The sold-out 2014 Perry- Taylor County Chamber of Commerce was a night in which chamber officials looked back on a year of successes while urging members to also “Seas the…

Beach Road crash

Beach Road crash

A full fleet of emergency response vehicles responded to a crash involving a log truck Monday afternoon on Beach Road. The extent of the injuries was not known as of…

Deputy’s eyesight compromised by severe trauma

Deputy Robert Lundy has lost sight in his right eye, which may be permanent. His wife, Kelly, shared the diagnosis this week and asks for continued prayers on her husband’s…

43 arrested by DEA task force

The U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will recognize two investigators with the Perry Police Department Tuesday for their roles in a task force operation that led to…

Here for veterans

Here for veterans

Perry Elks Lodge 1851 sponsored a memorial base for Veterans Memorial Park. The base and additional block monuments were installed in early February. Shown above are (left to right) the…

County awards bids for $126,00 in SHIP projects

The Taylor County Commission recently awarded bids to three contractors for four housing rehabilitation projects and one reconstruction project funded through the State Housing Initiative Partnership (SHIP). The commission received…

Hall, Brannen re-appointed to TCRAB

The Taylor County Commission re-appointed two members of the Taylor County Recreation Advisory Board (TCRAB) and is seeking applications to fill one soon-to-be empty seat. During a meeting last week,…