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Review: Lack of action keeps intriguing ‘Transcendence’ from excelling

Review: Lack of action keeps intriguing ‘Transcendence’ from excelling

As I was leaving the theater last weekend after seeing “Transcendence,” starring Johnny Depp (“Pirates of the Caribbean”), I thought of last year’s “Oblivion,” because I feel pretty confident that…

Minor flooding reported as rivers crest Thursday

Minor flooding reported as rivers crest Thursday

Several Taylor County rivers were expected to crest late Thursday after rising as much as seven feet this week thanks to heavy rains Sunday and Monday. According to the National…

Ollie Clyde Chumney

Ollie Clyde Chumney, 90, of Greenville, died Saturday, March 8, 2014, at his residence. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 12, at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church…

Bitter cold by-passes Taylor Co.

Taylor County was just outside the winter storm warning issued by the National Weather Service (NWS) Wednesday, and aside from some afternoon sleet, the county avoided the worst effects from…

Woods selected to All-Mid-South Conference team for 2013 season

Woods selected to All-Mid-South Conference team for 2013 season

University of Pikeville (Ky.) senior defensive lineman Taylor Woods of Perry has been selected to the All-Mid-South Conference team for 2013. Woods (6-3, 220 pounds) was third on the team…

Mother of 2 killed in crash

Mother of 2 killed in crash

A local family is grappling with the loss of a mother of two young children whose life was cut tragically short in a fatal car crash here late Monday evening,…

Rep. Southerland: D.C. is a place where truth is relative

U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland spoke to the Perry Rotary Club this week, discussing Washington, D.C., and its political divides, not in the usual terms of Republicans versus Democrats, but those…

Johnny Berryhill

Johnny Berryhill, 43, of Perry, died Aug. 10, 2013, at his home in Perry. Funeral services will be heldMonday, Aug. 12, at 2 p.m. at Joe P. Burns Funeral Home in…

Local FWC officers hailed as heroes for saving 5 boaters

Three Georgia men were rescued by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) officers Thursday, July 4, at the mouth of the Econfina River and the Gulf of Mexico, officials…

Jayvee team beats Godby in Tallahassee

The Taylor County High junior varsity baseball team overcame a 5-1 deficit Friday in Tallahassee to defeat Godby 6-5. Wyatt Russell was the winning pitcher allowing 3 hits with 3…