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Hall, Sullivan to take part in political forum this Thursday

Two of the four city candidates, Alan Hall and David Sullivan, will take part in Thursday’s political forum hosted by the Taylor County Development Authority and Chamber of Commerce. The…

New postmaster sworn in

New postmaster sworn in

Sylvia Cunningham (left) was sworn in as Perry’s 13th official postmaster during a ceremony held Thursday, July 17. Before a crowd of postal employees and local dignitaries, Cunningham was sworn…

Shop tax free Aug. 1-2

If you haven’t bought your back-to-school supplies yet, waiting until this weekend could save you some money. Florida’ back-to-school sales tax holiday is set for this Friday and Saturday, Aug.…

City, county moving forward with BioNitrogen incentive packages

The Taylor County Commission and Perry City Council are both moving forward with items which could help draw $220 million in capital investment to the county in the form of…

Pine Ridge sewer fee talks tabled by city

The Perry City Council last week tabled until next month a discussion of the controversial $14.95 per month sewer maintenance fee which the city has levied on residents in the…

FDLE investigating unattended death; foul play is not suspected

The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) has requested the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s (FDLE) assistance in investigating an unattended death discovered in Shady Grove Tuesday morning, July 29. FDLE…

Unemployment rate edges up slightly in June

Taylor County’s unemployment rate edged up slightly in June to 7.0 percent. The county’s rate was 6.9 percent in May, up from 6.5 percent in April, which was the lowest…

High speed chase ends with 1 dead

Taylor County law enforcement officers were preparing to stage units at Tennille Wednesday in response to a high-speed pursuit of a stolen truck that had already crossed three county lines…

Input sought on proposed $2 million equipment purchase for hospital

The Taylor County Commission will hold a public hearing next month to consider utilizing $2 million in excess sales tax revenue to purchase equipment for Doctors’ Memorial Hospital (DMH). The…

A new chapter begins

A new chapter begins

It was the end of one era and the beginning of another Wednesday morning when the main Buckeye entrance sign heading into the mill was replaced with one declaring Foley…