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Rocky’s to be new Shady Grove P.O.

Although Tuesday was the last day of operation for the Shady Grove Post Office, local post office box patrons will soon have a new location for picking up their mail:…

Farmer’s Market opens Saturday, June 8

The Perry Downtown Farmer’s Market presented by Main Street Perry will officially open for business on Saturday, June 8, at 8 a.m. in the new Grand Pavilion at Rosehead Park.…

FDOT begins drainage work along U.S. 98

Drainage improvements on U.S. 98 in Perry began Tuesday as crews worked to deepen a ditch and install an underground drainage system as part of a Florida Department of Transportation…

‘Daddy!’

‘Daddy!’

Perry Primary School kindergartner Rose Mingus welcomed a very special guest Thursday afternoon when her father, Cpl. George Mingus, arrived in her classroom to sign her out for school for…

Shady Grove Post Office to close–for good–on May 28?

The Shady Grove Post Office, which has survived several attempts by the U.S. Postal Service to close its doors over the years, appears to have finally lost its battle. Shady…

Downtown treasure back in local hands

The Bloodworth building has anchored the corner of Green Street and Jefferson for more than a century. In recent years, the building passed to out-of-town owners and has stood vacant.…

A tribute to my brother

A tribute to my brother

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI Staff writer William “Bill” Merrill never called Perry home. In truth, he never had a chance to put down roots in any particular town. But he…

Man counter sues county for $2.5 million in damages

A Cedar Island property owner, against whom the Taylor County Commission filed a foreclosure in April 2012 on unpaid fines resulting from code violations at the property, has filed a…

Wear your seatbelt!

Additional Perry Police Department (PPD) patrols will be on the streets this Memorial Day weekend as part of the nationwide “Click It or Ticket It” campaign. Officers will be stepping…

City announces holiday garbage collection schedule

The City of Perry has announced the following garbage collection schedule for the Memorial Day holiday: • Monday customers will receive service Tuesday, May 28. • Tuesday customers will receive…