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Active hurricane season predicted

The 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season begins Saturday and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is once again forecasting an active season this year. For the six-month hurricane season, which…

Perry woman with boating party of drowned man

The body of a Jacksonville man was found Tuesday in the St. Johns River, two days after he disappeared while boating with four others, one of whom is from Perry.…

Driver faces DUI manslaughter charge

An arrest warrant has been issued for Jason Wilson Wall for the September 2011 death of Erin Nichole (Walker) Lawless, the Perry mother who died in a violent car crash…

Snakebite victim on the mend, back home

The Taylor County Elementary School student bitten by a pygmy rattlesnake last week is home and on her way to making a full recovery. Madison Sadler’s aunt Amanda Hart said…

Because We Are Americans

Because We Are Americans

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer Retired Naval Capt. Morris Steen read the names of Taylor County’s war dead with a voice and bearing that gave testament to every…

Rocky’s to be new Shady Grove P.O.

Although Tuesday was the last day of operation for the Shady Grove Post Office, local post office box patrons will soon have a new location for picking up their mail:…

Farmer’s Market opens Saturday, June 8

The Perry Downtown Farmer’s Market presented by Main Street Perry will officially open for business on Saturday, June 8, at 8 a.m. in the new Grand Pavilion at Rosehead Park.…

FDOT begins drainage work along U.S. 98

Drainage improvements on U.S. 98 in Perry began Tuesday as crews worked to deepen a ditch and install an underground drainage system as part of a Florida Department of Transportation…

‘Daddy!’

‘Daddy!’

Perry Primary School kindergartner Rose Mingus welcomed a very special guest Thursday afternoon when her father, Cpl. George Mingus, arrived in her classroom to sign her out for school for…

Shady Grove Post Office to close–for good–on May 28?

The Shady Grove Post Office, which has survived several attempts by the U.S. Postal Service to close its doors over the years, appears to have finally lost its battle. Shady…