Sports

TCHS golf team opens season with wins over Wakulla, Aucilla

The Taylor County High golf team opened the 2014 season Tuesday with victories over Wakulla and Aucilla in a three-way match at Perry Golf and Country Club. Daniel…

Sign-up for PSA begins Sept. 2

Registration for the Perry Soccer Association’s fall leagues opens Sept. 2 and will continue through Sept. 19 for ages 4-13. The fee is $45 per player. Please sign…

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…

News

$5 million incentive package approved

The Perry City Council unanimously approved an ordinance which allows the city to enter into…

Low voter turnout for Tuesday’s election

With only two local races on Tuesday’s Primary Election ballot, voter turnout in Taylor County…

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…

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…

Community

Library closed for Labor Day

The Taylor County Public Library will be closed on Saturday, Aug. 30, and Monday, Sept. 1, in observance of Labor day. The library will re-open Tuesday, Sept. 2.…

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.…

Entertainment

Review: Eight years too late, ‘A Dame to Kill For’ should still entice fans

Review: Eight years too late, ‘A Dame to Kill For’ should still entice fans

Nine years is a long time to wait for a second date, but that’s essentially what Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller,…

Tallahassee Ballet kicks off a ‘fiery’ 14-15 season

Tallahassee Ballet kicks off a ‘fiery’ 14-15 season

The Tallahassee Ballet’s new artistic director, Tyrone Brooks, is putting his stamp on the company with a fiery season opener– “An…

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…