WASHINGTON — A growing number of Texans are seeking treatment for methamphetamine addiction, reversing a downward trend in abuse in the state since a 2006 federal law banned over-the-counter sales of medicine containing the synthetic drug pseudoephedrine.
The Taylor Economic Development Corporation (TEDC) is planning its 6th Annual Industry Appreciation Luncheon to recognize milestones and achievements from each business sector in Taylor. This year’s luncheon will be held Dec. 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Taylor Mansion.
Tuesday night, a bare handful of citizens showed up for the public hearing to discuss the proposed Transportation User Fee for street maintenance. The proposed fee was outlined in the most recent city council meeting, and residents had the opportunity to speak up during the public hearing.
The massive police presence in a Hutto neighborhood Wednesday afternoon was the result of a home invasion in Round Rock. According to the Round Rock Police Department, officers responded to a robbery in progress in the 3900 block of Whitey Ford Way.
A vehicle is on fire at a convenience store on Hwy. 79 in Hutto and up to 11 police cars are in a parking lot at Exchange and Hwy. 79 with more on the way. Officers in SWAT gear are on the scene in the Exchange Plaza ... but the activity appears to be moving north on Exchange past the fire station.
After an outcry from the community about the conditions at the Taylor Animal Shelter, the issue became a hot topic at the Taylor City Council budget workshop Thursday night. During that workshop, upgrades, repairs and personnel at the animal shelter were discussed.
The Taylor Chamber of Commerce and the Taylor Economic Development Corporation (TEDC) have announced plans for this year’s Business Expo and Job Fair, scheduled for Sept. 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Main Street Intermediate Event Center, 3607 N. Main.
Festivities at the state capital grounds on March 2, 1885, celebrated Texas Independence Day along with the ceremonial installation of the new capitol's cornerstone. Minor H. Brown created a third and opportune aspect to the occasion: he found it a fitting time to proposed to his sweetheart.
The City of Taylor will hold a public meeting Tuesday, July 21, at 6 p.m. at City Hall to discuss the proposed Transportation User Fee. The Street Maintenance and Reconstruction Committee host the meeting.
For a number of years I was convinced that the only certified “Village Idiot” lived here in Taylor scavenging from coffee shop to coffee shop immersing in gossip, rumor and innuendo. However, recently we heard the egomaniac Donald Trump announcing his candidacy for the Republican nomination for president of this country. Not only did he use his announcement to viciously insult millions of people, it was also fully laced with hatred.
"As a citizen and as a tax payer of Taylor, I want answers," said Francis Rojas, one of the seven Taylor residents who spoke about the conditions of the Taylor Animal Shelter during Thursday's City Council meeting.