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Sadler candidacy dispute with city heading to court?

Former City Council Candidate Carl Sadler, whom the council did not qualify as a candidate in the city’s District 4 race last month, is prepared to take his case to…

Council returns to Pine Ridge sewage debate

Mayor Daryll Gunter has sparked a renewed debate over the controversial $14.95 per month sewer maintenance fee which the city has levied on approximately 167 residents in the Pine Ridge…

U.S. 27 traffic will soon shift to temporary bridge over Fenholloway River

U.S. 27 traffic will soon  shift to temporary bridge over Fenholloway River

Traffic on U.S. 27 is scheduled to shift onto a temporary bridge over the Fenholloway River east of Perry the week of July 21 while the existing bridge is removed…

Downtown has received $660,000 in investments over the past two years

Downtown has received $660,000 in investments over the past two years

In the past two years, there has been more than $660,000 in private and public investment pumped into Downtown Perry and during that time the area has seen a net…

PPD places first in state ‘DUI Challenge’

PPD places first in state ‘DUI Challenge’

The Perry Police Department (PPD) earned its second first place win in three years in the Florida Law Enforcement Liaison Program’s “DUI Challenge,” winning more than $16,000 in grant awards.…

County will meet with DMH board Monday to discuss capital improvement needs

The Taylor County Commission will hold a joint workshop with the Doctors’ Memorial Hospital Board of Directors next week. The workshop is set for Monday, July 14, at 2 p.m.…

Synder’s-Lance starting work on new pre-treatment system

Synder’s-Lance starting work on new pre-treatment system

Snyder’s-Lance Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of premium snacks, will soon break ground on a new, state-of-the-art wastewater pre-treatment plant at its manufacturing facility in Perry. Because of the…

County buys building for elections office

County buys building for elections office

In an attempt to alleviate overcrowding within the county courthouse, commissioners are finalizing the purchase of a former convenience store on U.S. 19 to be the future home of the…

July’s new laws include restrictions on selling e-cigarettes, expansion of state move-over rule

The Florida Legislature passed more than 100 laws this past spring, and many of them went into effect last week for the first time, including a ban on selling e-cigarettes…

Commission to begin budget talks for 2014-15 next week

The Taylor County Commission will hold its first budget workshop on the county’s 2014-15 budget on Thursday, July 17, beginning at 4 p.m. The commission is expected to listen to…