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Director leaving Main Street

Main Street Perry Program Director Meagan Robertson has resigned her position to take a job in Tallahassee. Her final day with the downtown revitalization organization will be Friday, Feb. 20.…

City Council continues work on special permits for alcohol sales

Perry City Council members continued talks regarding a policy that would allow alcohol sales during events hosted by local non-profit groups within the city limits. On Tuesday, the council settled…

Quick fire response saves Pouncey’s

A quick response by an employee opening Pouncey’s Restaurant Wednesday morning helped avert what would have been a damaging fire. City of Perry Fire Department officials said Thursday they were…

Hall of Fame inductees honored

Hall of Fame inductees honored

A combined 116 years of service to the Taylor County School District was honored at a ceremony Tuesday afternoon during which the Educators’ Hall of Fame received three new members:…

County eyeing grants for restrooms at boat ramp, generator for hospital

The Taylor County Commission is considering two grant applications, one to construct restroom facilities at the Steinhatchee public boat ramp and one to purchase a new generator for Doctors’ Memorial…

Hometown hero gets congressional honors

Hometown hero gets congressional honors

Congresswoman Gwen Graham honored Taylor County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Lundy during a flag presentation ceremony held Friday, Feb. 6, at Steinhatchee School. Lundy’s young daughters and their classmates were on…

Shooting findings turned over to State Attorney

Officers have completed their investigation into a shooting incident that occurred near the beaches Jan. 10 and turned their findings over to the State Attorney’s Office. “We have concluded our…

BCFCU inks deal to purchase Citizens Bank’s Madison branch

Buckeye Community Federal Credit Union (BCFCU) has reached an agreement with Citizens State Bank to acquire the bank’s Madison branch pending state and federal regulatory approval. According to credit union…

Bonus pay for teachers, faculty?

Faculty and staff at four local schools could receive a bonus in their March paychecks thanks to a state program that rewards schools showing improvements in their annual grade. The…

Bring on da’ crab!

Bring on da’ crab!

Applications are still available for the Swampwater Cook-Off, slated Saturday during the seventh annual Fiddler Crab Festival in Steinhatchee. Tasting begins at noon and cash prizes will be awarded for…