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Lopez withdraws re-election bid

May’s local elections just got more interesting. Read more


Let's ride . . .

On Saturday, the gates came down and wheels got rolling as Pierce Park, the downtown skate park, officially opened for business. Read more

Lockdown drill preps for safety in Taylor

On Monday, Taylor Middle School went into lockdown during the school day. It wasn’t the real thing; it was a practice drill for school offi… Read more

Police searching for park vandal

Heritage Square has been open for just over a week, yet it has already fallen victim to vandalism. Read more


Chamber Luncheon: Proposed ordinance for historic areas outlined

The Chamber will hear about the proposed historic building ordinance at its monthly luncheon at noon, Monday, July 16, at Sirloin Stockade. Read more

Chamber, Main Street to host social

The Greater Taylor Chamber of Commerce and the Taylor Main Street committee are hosting an after-hours social 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25 at… Read more

TEDC Groundbreaking


Lions keep playoff hopes alive with upset win

The Granger Lions are alive and well in the District 25-2A playoff race. Read more

Tigerettes drop heartbreaker in season finale

The Thrall Tigerettes entered Tuesday night’s game against the Mumford Lady Mustangs needing a win to force a three-way tie for the final t… Read more

Area athletes seal college choices on signing day

With the stroke of a pen, four area athletes finalized their college decisions Wednesday on National Signing Day. Read more


Taylor got a little bit of snow Friday. Are you ready for Spring?

On My Soapbox: Pride in school’s name

I never attended Naomi Pasemann Elementary School, it was built when I was in elementary. I did however go to T.H. Johnson, but at the time… Read more

The Ragged Edge: Conflicted in Taylor

Here’s the honest truth. I’m pretty conflicted about T. Don Hutto. Most of Taylor is, I suspect. Read more


Daniel Joe Hromcik

Daniel Joe Hromcik, age 83 of Rockdale, passed away Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in the Baylor Scott & White Hospital in Taylor. Read more

Billy Roy Kovar

Billy Roy Kovar (better known as “Roy”) passed away Feb. 8, at the age of 87. Roy was born in Circleville, July 11, 1931, to Olga Mazac Kov… Read more

Orangerine Rena “Spud” Barrs, Jr.

Orangerine Rena “Spud” Barrs, Jr., age 46, of Austin, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at St. David’s North Austin Medical Center in Au… Read more

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Art and beer takes stage at Third Thursday

 Art has always been a part of Third Thursday in Taylor. Read more

Upcoming Events

ACC Fairway 5K Run/Jog/Walk

Riverside Golf Course, Start Time, 7:30 a.m. Read more


Improve balance, strength and flexibility with a beginner tai chi class starting Thursday, Feb 7th … Read more

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

The Dementia Caregiver Support Group meets the second Thursday of each month, from 2:00 to 3:30 pm,… Read more


Weather Today

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Cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the low 50s.

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UV Index:3 Moderate
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Considerable cloudiness. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the low 40s.Wed
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Morning showers. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the low 50s.Fri
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