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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Taylor is finalist for Texas Downtown Association awards

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Downtown Taylor's Curb Side Coffee House and Second Street Farm 2 Market were both named finalists on September 14 in Austin by the Texas Downtown Association (TDA) in its annual President's Awards Program. The finalists are two of three named in the Best...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

October's Community Connection explains 2017-2018 rates and fees

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Improvements and repairs are underway at the Taylor Wastewater Treatment Plant, to the tune of $2.25 million. Funding from the water and sewer fees in part help cover repairs and the costs of providing water and sewer services to residents. In addition, c...

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

Patriot Day activities set for Monday, September 11

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The public is invited to attend the annual Memorial March and Patriot Day observance, set for Monday, September 11, in downtown Taylor. The event is sponsored by the Taylor Fire Department (TFD). 

Rep. Larry Gonzales, who recently announced his de...

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

KidFish Rescheduled for October 1

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Great news! KidFish has been rescheduled for Sunday, Oct. 1 from 1-4 pm at Bull Branch Park. Join us for a fun, family event; bring your own gear or use one of our loaners; bait is also provided. Trophies for the biggest catch in each age category.

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Registration is underway for the fall basketball league

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The Taylor Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for its fall Youth Basketball League now through Friday, November 3.

The registration fee is $75 per person with a $10 discount offered for additional players from the same family. The s...

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Posted on: August 29, 2017

Williamson County assists victims of Hurricane Harvey

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Williamson County and its cities have been busy not only helping with sheltering in Central Texas, but jumping to the need of fellow Texans along the coast. Below is a breakdown of ways Williamson County and its cities are assisting those affected by Hurr...

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

Certain donations sought for evacuees from the coast

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Needs of evacuees from the Texas coast who are in the Central Texas shelters are being identified by public safety officials, county agencies and municipalities, along with Austin Disaster Relief Network. At this time, clothing is not needed, aside from u...

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Posted on: August 27, 2017

Update: Hurricane Harvey regional resources, travel and shelters

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Williamson County and local public safety officials continue to work together for the public’s safety in wake of the high winds and continued rains from Hurricane Harvey. The public is advised to call 9-1-1 in case of serious emergencies.

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Posted on: August 27, 2017

City officials reiterate to call 9-1-1 in emergency situations

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City of Taylor Police and Fire Departments advise the public to please call 9-1-1 in cases of serious emergency as a result of the continued high winds and rain. Staff is assessing and prioritizing needs, based on the severity of the situation. An example...

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Posted on: August 26, 2017

Updates on Hurricane Harvey activities in the region

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The American Red Cross seeks volunteers who want to assist with efforts at the official designated Central Texas shelters, which are in Austin. Training sessions are being offered throughout the day on Saturday, August 26. The sessions a...

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

Taylor, Williamson County public safety personnel prepared for Hurricane Harvey

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Williamson County public safety officials are preparing for Hurricane Harvey and its impact on Central Texas.

Williamson County Emergency Management officials are closely monitoring the weather and encourage all residents to do the same. A Flash Flood Watc...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

City begins push on tree trimming

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It’s time to trim your trees – that’s the message city officials want citizens to pay attention to. Safe passage of fire trucks, school buses and other oversize vehicles is being hampered in certain areas of the city where tr...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Taylor Police arrest suspect in fatal hit-and-run

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Taylor Police Detectives, with the assistance of the Texas Rangers, and in consultation with the Williamson County District Attorney’s Office, have obtained an arrest warrant for Missael Padilla Lopez, 21, of Taylor, in the hit-and-run collision...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Speed limit reduced on northbound Highway 95 / Main Street

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Drivers, pay attention. Taylor City Council approved on second reading at its Thursday, July 27th meeting a reduced speed limit on Highway 95, known as Main Street, between Second and Pecan streets. Effective immediately, the speed limit in both direction...

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

Moody Museum adds Saturday visiting hours

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The home of Texas' youngest governor, Dan Moody, will now be open to the public on Saturdays. This is in addition to regular open hours for visitors every Friday and Sunday . The museum, located at 114 W. Ninth St., is open all three days per week from 2 ...

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