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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…

Girl, 9, bitten by pygmy rattlesnake

Girl, 9, bitten by pygmy rattlesnake

A nine-year-old Taylor County Elementary School student was bitten by a pygmy rattlesnake Sunday afternoon, May 19, and airlifted to Shands Hospital in Gainesville where she remains in serious condition.…

Middle school grades cut?

The current class of eighth graders at Steinhatchee School will be graduating in a few weeks and they could be the school’s last with district officials considering a plan to…

Land clearing makes way for 2,000 cattle

Land clearing makes way for 2,000 cattle

Land clearing is underway at Adena Springs Ranch’s Taylor County property, which will be the future home of up to 2,000 grass-fed cattle. Adena Springs Project Manager Mark Roberts spoke…

Commissioners respond to traffic safety concerns

Responding to Steinhatchee residents’ concerns over a pair of reported “safety issues,” the Taylor County Commission  recently approved adding a four-way stop sign in one location and reducing the posted…

Perry man, 71, dies in crash

A 71-year-old Perry man was killed Wednesday evening in one-vehicle crash on Puckett Road. Gregory Earl Gnapp was traveling south on Puckett in a GMC S15 around 5:45 p.m. when,…

Neighbors cry foul on modular home

Neighbors cry foul on modular home

Construction has resumed at a homesite in the Glenridge Subdivision that has become the center of a new whirlwind of controversy surrounding the city’s “land for homes” home ownership program.…

DMH posts net loss of $351,000

Doctors’ Memorial Hospital (DMH) officials recently unveiled their financial figures for the first nine months of the current fiscal year, which showed the hospital facing a $351,000 net loss through…

Second reef bid received

The Taylor County Commission reaffirmed its decision to award a $63,000 artificial reef deployment to D&L Contracting, LLC, of Suwannee, after discovering a second bid had been received prior to…

Controversy dogs city’s home ownership program

The City of Perry continues to court controversy with its “land for homes” program, this time with neighbors crying foul over the placement of what appears to be a mobile…