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Special delivery: 800 new computers

Special delivery: 800 new computers

Taylor County School District’s (l to r) Gina Jolley, Patty Howell and Debra Mash oversee the unloading of 800 new laptops Wednesday morning at the middle school. The computers will…

Jacobs given six months to move horses or rezone land

In an order received by city officials this week, property owner Percy Jacobs was found to be in violation of land use regulations and given six months to have the…

Traffic shifts to temporary bridge

Traffic shifts to temporary bridge

Traffic shifted to a temporary bridge on U.S. 27 over the Fenholloway River east of Perry Tuesday, July 29, where it will continue for the next several months while the…

Relocation of ESE classes approved

The Taylor County School District this week endorsed a plan to shift two exceptional student education (ESE) classes from Perry Primary School (PPS) to Taylor County Elementary School (TCES) to…

4 charged in drug conspiracy case

Federal representatives filed a motion Thursday, July 24, seeking forfeiture of property linked to a recent drug conspiracy case involving three Perry men—one a longtime local postal worker. The property…

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…