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Kiwanis Radio Auction arrives Dec. 8-9

Kiwanis Radio Auction arrives Dec. 8-9

Boys and Girls Club Executive Director Emily Ketring (center) updated the Perry Kiwanis Club on its many programs this week. The Boys and Girls Club is one of several local…

‘Big step’ for BioNitrogen

In what officials are calling another “big step” in BioNitrogen’s efforts to build a $300 million plant in Taylor County, the company has announced that it has been awarded an…

Battle of the Bulge veteran recalls 40 days on the front lines

Battle of the Bulge veteran recalls 40 days on the front lines

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer Still raw from the bombing of Pearl Harbor just three years earlier, American soldiers stationed in France were battle-tired as a bitter winter…

High school senior, 18, remains ‘critical’ after hit-and-run

Taylor County prayer warriors were called to action in support of a Tampa high school senior who remains in critical condition following a hit-and-run crash in Tallahassee during the early…

Phone outage reported

FairPoint officials have confirmed they had an outage Tuesday morning which cut phone and internet service to much of Perry for about 30 minutes. According to Public Relations Representative Angelynne…

FSU backs Team Jayse

FSU backs Team Jayse

By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer When the Florida State University Seminoles defeated their rivals, the University of Florida Gators, this past Saturday, perhaps no fan was happier than Taylor…

Rash of vehicle and home burglaries reported in downtown neighborhoods

The Perry Police Department (PPD) is warning downtown residents to be on the alert following a rash of vehicle and residential burglaries in the area. “These are crimes of opportunities–unlocked…

Downtown Christmas Open House is Friday

Downtown Christmas Open House is Friday

Do you want to deliver your Christmas wish list to Santa in person? Then don’t miss Friday night’s annual Downtown Christmas Open House, which kicks off with a Christmas Tree…

FDOT plans $28 million in paving, bridge projects here

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has unveiled its tentative five-year work plan for fiscal years 2016-20 in Taylor County, featuring more than $28 million in construction projects, which include…

Coastal Park to get $50,000 in upgrades

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has executed 10 Land and Water Conservation Fund contracts in nine counties, including Taylor, for a project at Keaton Beach Coastal Park. The projects…