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WILCO – Speakers at Tuesday’s Williamson County Commissioners Court meeting called for Sheriff’s Office Patrol Commander Steve Deaton to be fired, because of his social media posts — and for Sheriff Robert Chody and County Judge Bill Gravell to resign, based on their liking of one of those posts.

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The 2019-2020 school year is set to begin Thursday, Aug. 15 in Taylor and we want your back to school photos. The Taylor Press is asking parents, grandparents, uncles, aunts or siblings send us your back to school photos.

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The Texas Education Association (TEA) released accountability ratings for schools just in time for the first day of the new academic school year. 

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Taylor’s diverse homeless population has a need for a permanent living situation and mental health may be what’s holding them back.

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On the first day of school at Taylor Middle School (TMS), a student was arrested after threatening to shoot another student.

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WILCO – Speakers at Tuesday’s Williamson County Commissioners Court meeting called for Sheriff’s Office Patrol Commander Steve Deaton to be fired, because of his social media posts — and for Sheriff Robert Chody and County Judge Bill Gravell to resign, based on their liking of one of those posts.

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The Taylor Press fall sports preview will be published in the Aug. 28 edition of the Taylor Press.

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The Taylor Police Department helped local residents celebrate the upcoming school year by hosting the Back to School Bash, a social gathering where citizens met with local officers and city officials.

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Last November, voters in East Williamson County gave the Lower Brushy Creek Water Control and Improvement District (WCID) the authority to levy a 2-cent property tax.

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The 2019-2020 school year is set to begin Thursday, Aug. 15 in Taylor and we want your back to school photos. The Taylor Press is asking parents, grandparents, uncles, aunts or siblings send us your back to school photos.

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This year will be the first year the redeveloped Heritage Square will be utilized for decorations during the holiday season. There are plans for a new attraction.

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On Saturday, Aug. 17, five Grammy award winning acts will take over the Williamson County Expo Center for the Tex Mex Festival.

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Meet the Ducks tonight The night before school starts, make your way to the Duck Pond to meet the 2019 Taylor Ducks fall sports teams. The event will be held tonight, Aug. 14, from 7 to 9 p.m. Come out in your Taylor green and show your Duck pride and support the students, athletes and your …

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It is important to note that an arrest should not be considered as evidence of guilt. The defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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The Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Texas (BGCTX) aimed at the green during a golf tournament Friday afternoon.

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City council approved the upper limit of the ad valorem tax rate, which is $0.809469 per $100 valuation in a 3-1 vote.

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WILCO – On Tuesday, the Williamson County Commissioners Court’s approved calling an election for two propositions on the November 5, 2019, General Election ballot. The first is for voters to decide on whether or not to authorize the issuance of bonds not to exceed $412 million for roads, and…

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The Texas heat is expected to stretch through next week. The heat advisory issued Wednesday is expected to last at least seven days.

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THRALL —Thrall ISD shows a positive impact from HB3 and the 86th Legislative Session; Thrall ISD has been identified as a Texas Fast Growth District from the past three-years enrollment data.

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Capturing Kids’ Hearts may be the name of a teaching workshop held Tuesday morning, but the hearts of participating Thrall teachers were captured as well.

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Over the weekend, at least 31 people were killed in mass shootings that happened in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio. The Taylor community came together Monday to pray for the victims and their families.

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Tax rate discussion tops the agenda for the Taylor City Council meeting Thursday evening.

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WILCO – On Tuesday, Aug. 6, Williamson County Commissioners Court approved the implementation of a county burn ban for up to 90 days, although County Judge Bill Gravell was authorized to lift the ban when conditions improve.

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WILCO – On Saturday, Aug. 31, the topic for Williamson County Master Gardeners Association’s Hands on in the Garden program will be “What is a weed?” with Williamson County MasterGardener, Jim Williams.

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Local residents and aviators will receive more precise weather predictions after an Automated Weather Observing System (AWOS) was installed at the Taylor Municipal Airport Tuesday, July 23.

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On Tuesday, July 30, President Donald Trump signed the Let Everyone Get Involved in Opportunities for National Service (LEGION) Act, which granted all veterans eligibility to join the American Legion.

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Taylor ISD’s transportation gears up for the fall semester as they make minor tweaks to their bus route while polishing current safety methods for students.

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