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New year brings list of major projects for city

Closing in on the first month of 2015, the City of Perry is looking ahead to a plethora of major projects that will be taking shape in the coming year.…

Super Bowl Sunday

Super Bowl Sunday

When Taylor County’s own LeGarrette Blount takes the field Sunday for the biggest game of the Year–Super Bowl XLIX–his family will be in the stands cheering him on. Several relatives,…

Jobless rate hits 6.9% low

Taylor County’s unemployment rate finished 2014 with its second lowest rate of the year at 6.9 percent. This was a drop from the 7.3 perfect recorded in November and tied…

Man tries to run over officers with vehicle

A 24-year-old Perry man was arrested on multiple felony accounts after he attempted to run over several officers with his vehicle and then led law enforcement units on a chase…

B&G Club to get new building

B&G Club to get new building

Thanks to a partnership with the City of Perry, the Boys & Girls Club of Perry/Taylor County will soon be breaking ground on a new 6,000-square-foot building. The new building…

How can you protect your identity?

Local law enforcement agencies are partnering with Big Bend Crimestoppers to host a free public forum on Identify Protection 101 Monday, Jan. 26. The one-hour event will be held at…

Commissioners accused of treason

The Taylor County Commission was accused of treason against the U.S. Constitution Tuesday night for the county’s Vision 2060 plan as well as its membership in the Florida Association of…

Governor selects Taylor County native Swearingen to lead FDLE

Taylor County native Rick Swearingen, who was named interim commissioner of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) last month, has been named the permanent commissioner by the Florida Cabinet.…

Schedule set for new walking trail from Coastal Park to Dark Island

This time next year, work should be starting on a walking trail from Keaton Beach Coastal Park to Dark Island. The 2.4-mile project, which is projected to cost up to…

Blount drives NFL dream all the way to the Super Bowl

Blount drives NFL dream all the way to the Super Bowl

When LeGarrette Blount walked off the field before the end of the game on Nov. 17 and was dismissed by the Pittsburgh Steelers, many thought he had made the biggest…