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PPD seeks ‘person of interest’ in series of suspicious incidents

The Perry Police Department (PPD) is seeking information regarding a person of interest possibly tied to a series of suspicious incidents here. Capt. Jamie Cruse reports that the mother of…

Anglers will reap benefits of joint reef project

Anglers will reap benefits of joint reef project

The Taylor County Reef Research Team completed its latest artificial reef deployment Monday thanks to donations from state and local agencies, along with the cooperation of volunteers and several residents.…

Congressional reps take opposing stand on action in Syria

With the U.S. Congress set to vote on approving military action in Syria next week in response to allegations that the country’s regime used chemical weapons in its two-year civil…

EBT users: system will be down Sept. 16

Taylor County residents who utilize EBT cards are being warned that the state system will be down on Monday, Sept. 16, and purchases will not be available that day. The…

City unveils canopy designs

City unveils canopy designs

Taking another step forward in its Downtown Canopy Project, the city has released partial construction plans it has received from project designers. PHOTO: Shown above is a depiction of a…

Jubal’s Kin brings unique sound to Pickin’ in the Pines music festival on Sept. 27-28

Jubal’s Kin brings unique sound to Pickin’ in the Pines music festival on Sept. 27-28

The organizers behind the Pickin’ in the Pines Music Festival have announced folk group Jubal’s Kin will headline this year’s event, which will be held Sept. 27-28 at Forest Capital…

Budget hearings for county start Tuesday, Sept. 10

The Taylor County Commission will hold a pair of public hearings over the next two weeks to finalize its 2013-14 budget. The hearings will be held Tuesday, Sept. 10, and…

Southerland recognized for ‘outstanding leadership on behalf of Florida’s seniors’

Congressman Steve Southerland was presented with the “Summer 2013 Champion of Seniors Award” by The Grange, a national, nonpartisan grassroots organization that advocates on behalf of America’s rural seniors, for…

Council raises utility rates

City utility customers may see a slight uptick in their monthly bills with a number of rate increases slated to take effect Oct. 1. Members of the Perry City Council…

City under fire for road closure, special magistrate proposals

A proposed road closure, and changes in how city code violations are judged, will top the agenda for the Perry City’s Council upcoming Thursday, Sept. 12, meeting.\ Due to scheduling…