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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…

Gunter, Cook end terms with vote to repeal $14.95 maintenance fee

Gunter, Cook end terms with vote to repeal $14.95 maintenance fee

Mayor Daryll Gunter ended his four-year term on the Perry City Council addressing an issue he raised when he was first elected—the $14.95 sewer maintenance fee Pine Ridge residents currently…

Hall, Sullivan win city races

Hall, Sullivan win city races

Alan C. Hall and David S. Sullivan won their respective races for the Perry City Council District 4 and 5 seats in Tuesday’s Primary Election, according to unofficial election results.…

Should tax be extended?

While local voters faced a short ballot in Tuesday’s Primary Election, the coming General Election promises a number of key local and state issues for residents to decide, including whether…