Sports

Perry Shrine Club plans skeet shoot for Sept. 13

The Perry Shrine Club will hold a skeet shoot on Saturday, Sept. 13, to benefit the transportation fund for its Children’s Hospital. The shoot will be held at…

Rec league registration continues until Aug. 29

Registration for recreational league tackle football and cheerleading is now underway and will continue through this Friday, Aug. 29. Forms can be picked up at the Taylor County…

Fall trout tourney offers $3,000 in cash, prizes

The Taylor County Tourism Development Council will hold its annual fall trout fishing tournament on Saturday, Sept. 13. The tournament will be held out of Keaton Beach and…

Bulldogs’ Kickoff Classic is Friday night

Are you ready for some football? Then this Friday’s pre-season kickoff classic may be just what you are looking for. The Taylor County High football team, under first-year…

News

Should tax be extended?

While local voters faced a short ballot in Tuesday’s Primary Election, the coming General Election…

Land donation secured

The Taylor County Commission has agreed to acquire around 248 acres located near Hampton Springs…

Commissioners approve DMH equipment purchase

The Taylor County Commission unanimously agreed to utilize $2 million in excess sales tax revenue…

County pockets $17,701 check from water district

The Suwannee River Water Management District last week presented the Taylor County Commission with a…

Constitutional amendment issues: Where do you stand?

In addition to the local, state and national candidates set to appear on this November’s…

Perry man faces child porn charges

A Perry man is facing more than a dozen felony counts related to child pornography…

City wins 3 state awards

This past spring, Main Street Perry submitted seven nominations to the State of Florida for…

Community

Banking account opened for Gracie

An account for Gracie Tull, the 7-year-old Perry girl battling cancer, has been established at Capital City Bank. The second grader faces up to 29 weeks of chemotherapy,…

Free exercise, Crossfit training offered

Big Bend Rural Health Network is offering free CORE Lifestyles exercise classes every Monday through Sept. 29 at the Grand Pavilion in Rosehead Park from 5-6 p.m. The…

City announces Labor Day schedule

The City of Perry has announced the following garbage collection schedule for next week’s Labor Day holiday: • Monday, Sept. 1, customers will receive service Tuesday, Sept. 2.…

Learn about do-ityourself body care products

The Taylor County Public Library will host a workshop on do-it-yourself body care products with Cheryl Pulliam Thursday, Aug. 21, at 6 p.m. Learn to make lotion bars,…

Entertainment

Review: ‘The Giver’ is a different kind of young adult dystopian movie

Review: ‘The Giver’ is a different kind of young adult dystopian movie

“The Giver” is a solid film with a powerful story about what we are willing to sacrifice for security. Although the…

Review: ‘Expendables 3’ did not have to be good, only fun; it failed

Review: ‘Expendables 3’ did not have to be good, only fun; it failed

Having seen “The Expandables 3,” I have to say this particular train has run out of track. Less enjoyable than the…

Jake Owen coming to Tallahassee

Jake Owen brings his Days of Gold Tour to the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center Friday, Oct. 24. The tour will…

Review: Turtle power is back in theaters, but unfortunately it’s a big mess

Review: Turtle power is back in theaters, but unfortunately it’s a big mess

When it was announced that mega-producer Michael Bay was working on a new live action “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” many fans…