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Bridge dedication will honor Perry son killed in action

Bridge dedication will honor Perry son killed in action

Forty-four years after U.S. Army SP4 Billy Jacob Hartsfield was killed in action during the Vietnam War, the new bridge crossing the Aucilla River on U.S. 98 will be dedicated…

BioNitrogen closes on 55-acre land deal

In a major step in BioNitrogen’s efforts to site a $300 million plant in Taylor County, the company has closed on a 55-acre parcel owned by Foley Timber and Land…

GP, Yates are tight-lipped on changes at Foley plant

Georgia-Pacific declined to comment on site and employee changes announced for its Taylor County Foley mill last week. “We have no information to provide,” Scott Mixon, public affairs manager for…

Junior royalty shines during Little King & Little Queen Pageant

Junior royalty shines during Little King & Little Queen Pageant

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer Judges were given a daunting task at the 59th annual Florida Forest Festival’s Little King & Queen Pageant Saturday night—select a new royal…

County partners with FDOT for $400,000 airport addition

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has allocated more than $400,000 for Perry-Foley Airport to construct a new aircraft storage facility, which one day could house a fixed-based operator (FBO)…

Beshears, Montford meet with officials, public Oct. 20

Taylor County’s legislative delegation, which consists of Rep. Halsey Beshears and Sen. Bill Montford, will hold a public meeting for local officials and residents on Monday, Oct. 20. The meeting…

Criminal case dismissed against BioNitrogen executive Kornegay

The criminal case against BioNitrogen executive Bryan Kornegay, who is currently on a leave of absence from the company, has been dropped. Tenth Judicial Circuit Chief Assistant State Attorney Brian…

Yates, GP officials delay comment on site, employee changes at plant

In the wake of site and employee changes announced this week at Yates Construction Co., Perry Newspapers, Inc., is still awaiting official confirmation from the involved companies. Scott Mixon, public…

Steinhatchee students help Rotarians launch Purple Pinkie campaign

Steinhatchee students help Rotarians launch Purple Pinkie campaign

By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer Students at Steinhatchee School joined a decades-long global effort Wednesday to eliminate a deadly disease from the face of the Earth. With the help…

Residents want to extend driving hours

Residents in Steinhatchee may soon be allowed to drive golf carts at night, after Taylor County Commissioners agreed to consider changing the ordinance governing golf cart usage in the community.…