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Trash ordinance to be suspended?

Trash ordinance to be suspended?

Faced with blunt criticism that at times veered toward outright derision, the Perry City Council is moving to suspend an amended ordinance that prohibited the disposal of trash classed as…

Drive through!

Drive through!

A single-car crash on Johnson Stripling Road Thursday afternoon left a vehicle entirely parked inside a vacant house near the intersection of Johnston Stripling and Chip Mizell Road. Perry Police…

Sullivan, Hall to seek reelection

Sitting city councilmen Alan C. Hall and Mayor David Sullivan have thrown their hats into the ring to run for re-election. With their entry into their respective races, all local…

County oks upcoming mud bogs

At the county’s most recent Feb. 5 meeting, commissioners unanimously approved two separate “special event permit” applications for a pair of “mud bog” events to be held in Taylor County…

Another early season for scallops

Last year’s decision to open the annual scallop season two weeks early along much of Taylor County’s coast on a one-year trial basis has been extended to the 2018 season…

Russell served three districts over 20 years on county commission

Russell served three districts over 20 years on county commission

County Commissioner Frank Russell – a fixture of Taylor County government for much of the past 40 years – died at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital (TMH) on Saturday, Feb. 10. The…

Gov. Rick Scott will appoint replacement

Florida Governor Rick Scott is expected to make an appointment to fill Commissioner Frank Russell’s vacant seat on the county commission, however a time frame has not been announced. On…

Love that lasts

Love that lasts

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Managing Editor Nadine Russell Lynn is no stranger to work. As a teenager, she worked the 5-10 p.m. shift at the Country Kitchen restaurant every…

Three charged in separate meth arrests

A local landlord is taking a stand against suspected illegal activity in the trailer park he owns off Beach Road, filing trespass warnings against at least three individuals arrested in…

Fill dirt issues costing school $$$

Construction on the new Perry Primary School has hit a snag after it was discovered that the fill dirt intended to level the foundation is streaked with veins of clay.…

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