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Woman indicted for bilking big rig owners with false IRS stamp

United States Attorney Pamela C. Marsh, Northern District of Florida, announced that Elisa Christina Avila Jackson, 30, of Tallahassee, was arraigned this week in court after being charged by a…

City shores up budget with tax increase, water rate bump

Closing an estimated $498,000 budget gap, the Perry City Council adopted a tentative budget last week that includes a tax rate increase as well as a restructured water utility schedule.…

GP donates $25,000 to DMH Foundation

GP donates $25,000 to DMH Foundation

The Foley Cellulose Mill has donated $25,000 to the Doctors’ Memorial Hospital (DMH) Foundation. “Georgia-Pacific and the Foley Cellulose Mill take great pleasure in supporting the DMH Foundation, along with…

Gunter, Cook bid farewell to city council duties

Gunter, Cook bid farewell to city council duties

Two longtime public servants took a final bow last week, exiting the Perry City Council. Dist. 4 Councilman Don Cook ended his term with a speech that encompassed his 21…

‘Dogs fall to Dixie in season opener

‘Dogs fall to Dixie in season opener

By AARON PORTWOOD The Dixie County Bears bulldozed their neighbors to the north Friday night at Dorsett Stadium, running over and through the rebuilding Taylor County Bulldogs, 46-6, in a…

Commission opts out of canal study

The Taylor County Commission declined to move forward with a study on the maintenance dredging of public canals along the county’s coast, citing the lack of available funding sources for…

Judge approves new congressional districts

Tallahassee Circuit Judge Terry P. Lewis has approved a new congressional district map passed last month by the Florida Legislature, also deciding that the new map will not affect this…

Hall, Sullivan win city seats

Hall, Sullivan win city seats

Newly elected City Council Members Alan C. Hall and David S. Sullivan will officially be sworn into office at the next council meeting on Sept. 9. According to City Manager…

$5 million incentive package approved

The Perry City Council unanimously approved an ordinance which allows the city to enter into an agreement with the West Palm Beach-based BioNitrogen to provide collateral guaranty on a $5…

Low voter turnout for Tuesday’s election

With only two local races on Tuesday’s Primary Election ballot, voter turnout in Taylor County was significantly lower than other recent midterm elections. Countywide, voter turnout was 19.4 percent, which…