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City checks for lead pipes
City checks for lead pipes
01/03/2024 12:00 AM
City offering Christmas tree recycling
City offering Christmas tree recycling
01/03/2024 12:00 AM
2023 was hottest year ever
2023 was hottest year ever
01/03/2024 12:00 AM
INCOMPLETE STREET Mallard lanes to be ready soon
INCOMPLETE STREET Mallard lanes to be ready soon
01/03/2024 12:00 AM
Petition to reverse Council member's pay Photo by Terry Burris
Petition on council compensation reaches goal

The Taylor City Council compensation saga entered its next phase. A petition protesting the Council’s decision to increase their own compensation seems to have collected enough signatures to put the final say in the hands of voters come May.

09/16/2023 08:13 AM
Korean firms recruit in Taylor
Korean firms recruit in Taylor

While Korean companies tried to find Williamson County workers in Taylor to fill jobs at a job fair, county and city officials were heading to South Korea to strengthen the business ties that could fuel an economic boom for at least the next two decades. Samsung Austin Semiconductor, a local subsidiary of South Koreanbased Samsung Electronics Co.

09/16/2023 08:13 AM
Fight! Fight! Fight!: Bullying worries parents
Fight! Fight! Fight!: Bullying worries parents

Just a few weeks into the new school year, students and their parents are already dealing with violence and bullying. At Hutto High School Aug. 30, a girl was hospitalized after an attack by two girls who allegedly laid in wait to catch her between classes. In Taylor, medical services were needed for a middle school student who was beaten at a football game on Sept. 1.

09/16/2023 08:13 AM
Victoria Sheffy and Cody Higgs are named Homcoming queen and king at St. Mary’s Catholic High School. This was the first Homecoming for the school since 1965. Photos by Larry Pelchet
Holy Homecoming

At halftime of their game against Arlington St. Paul’s Prep, St.

09/16/2023 08:13 AM
Rain provides heat relief
Rain provides heat relief

Taylor experienced a brief break from triple-digit heat this week. Cloudy skies helped the area experience moderate temperatures, with highs barely reaching 80 degrees towards the end of the week.

09/16/2023 08:13 AM
 Patriot Day
Patriot Day

Patriot Day is an annual observance on Sept. 11 to remember those who were injured or died during the terrorist attacks in the United States on Sept.

09/09/2023 08:02 AM
First responders from across Williamson County are expected to attend Taylor’s Patriot Day Memorial March. The city has done the ceremony every year since the first anniversary of the terrorist attacks. File photo
First responders to honor fallen

Taylor will come together in solidarity this week to remember the deadliest terrorist attack in history. The Taylor Fire Department will host its annual Patriot Day Memorial March and Remembrance to honor those who died in the tragedy of Sept.

09/09/2023 08:02 AM
Shawn Burrell. Photo by Jason Hennington
Granite names new sales leader

TAYLOR — A veteran advertising leader has joined Granite Media Partners Inc. as the new vice president of sales and marketing.

09/09/2023 08:02 AM
Onnesha Williams, founder of Black Families of Hutto, asks mayor to resign. Source: City of Hutto
Hutto mayor faces community backlash

HUTTO – A bunch of bananas set off a storm of anger against Hutto Mayor Mike Snyder, with community members calling for his resignation at Thursday’s council meeting. “Those bananas coming up, I can definitely see where it can be taken wrong,” the mayor said.

09/09/2023 08:02 AM
Theresa Tindol (right) pins a king sash on Steven Walker, while Autree Kelm (left) helps Melania Grissom adjust her crown. Photos by Jason Hennington
Roaring Royalty

THRALL – At halftime of the Thrall football game, a new royal regime took the spotlight as the 2023 Homecoming king and queen were crowned. Steven Walker was named king, while Melania Grissom was named queen.

09/09/2023 08:02 AM
Calls for Service
Calls for Service
09/07/2023 04:33 PM
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