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TAYLORS, SC NEWS


Population:  21,617
ZIP code: 29687
Area code: 864
Area: 10.9 sq mi

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State Champion Northwood advances to Southeast Regional
JUL 17, 2017

The State Champion Northwood Little League team advances to the Southeast Region Minors Championship.
 

By LeGette Shirley

Northwood Little League has a team headed to the Tournament of State Champions to compete for the Southeast Region Minors Championship for the second consecutive season.

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Video: Courtney White reports from Silverleaf July 4 celebration
JUL 5, 2017

Courtney White is a broadcast journalist from the University of South Carolina Upstate.
 

• See video here.

• Weather forecast video

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Stevens presented Editorial Design and Leadership award at NGU
MAY 4, 2017

Linnea Stevens was presented Editorial Leadership & Design Award at North Greenville University.
 

Linnea Stevens was presented Editorial Leadership & Design Award at the annual awards day ceremony at North Greenville University.

Each year, The Mountain Laurel editors and staff develop a general theme, discover methods for depicting this concept in graphic design and cover, and carry out the complete, real-world process of starting from scratch (or “with nothing”), and ending with a finished book.

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Jordan Barbare, former competitive figure skater, died Tuesday
MAY 3, 2017

Jordan Barbare-Thompson, former competitive figure skater from Taylors, died Tuesday. She was 29.
 

• Read obituary here.

Jordan Elizabeth Barbare-Thompson, a competitive figure skater from Taylors, died Tuesday. She was 29.

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Eastside wrestlers sail into the state playoffs
JAN 26, 2017

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Lifted: Boil water advisory in Taylors, reports Greer CPW
OCT 18, 2016

Lifted: Boil water advisory in Taylors, reports Greer CPW

The boil water advisory has been lifted in Taylors, the Greer Commission of Public Works announced Thursday.

Tuesday, Oct. 18

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Fatz Cafe parent company names Joe Mazany president and CEO
OCT 18, 2016

Jim Mazany has been named president and CEO of Fatz Cafe parent Cafe Enterprises Inc.
 

Fatz Cafe parent Cafe Enterprises Inc. has named Jim Mazany, former president of Joe’s Crab Shack, its next president and CEO.

Mazany is a 30-year industry veteran who has also held senior leadership roles at TGI Fridays and Applebee’s. He takes over at the Taylors-based casual dining chain for Chris Thomas, who stepped down to “pursue other opportunities.”

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White, Williams are powerful 1-2 punch for Greer offense in win over Eastside
OCT 8, 2016

Greer's Quay White had 93 yards rushing and scored two touchdowns Friday.
 

Greer won its fifth straight game and the No. 7-ranked Yellow Jackets remained unbeaten in Region 2-AAAA beating Eastside 43-20 at John Carlisle Stadium in Taylors Friday night.

Quay White and Dre Williams dazzled with long touchdown runs and averaged 13 yards per rush, and quarterback Trey Houston threw a touchdown pass and caught one to lead Greer’s scoring. The Yellow Jackets averaged 9.7 yards per play.

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Lake Cunningham firefighter dies in motorcycle crash
OCT 3, 2016

A firefighter from the Lake Cunningham Fire Department was killed Monday morning in a motorcycle crash in Greenville.

Adam Cory Shaver, 28, from Taylors, died from multiple trauma, according to Greenville County Coroner Park Evans.

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Pride scores 3 TDs as Eastside defeats rival Riverside
AUG 27, 2016

Chance Pride sprints to one of his three touchdowns for Eastside Friday night.
 
 

• See gallery

Chance Pride scored three touchdowns to lead Eastside past Riverside 34-13 at Eastside Friday night.

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Timmy Dunlap earns Eagle Scout
AUG 22, 2016

Eagle Scout Timmy Dunlap has 25 merit badges.
 
 

Timothy (Timmy) James Dunlap, 14, has earned Eagle Scout.

The Court of Honor ceremony was held Sunday at Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Dunlap is a member of Troop 925, out of Taylors, and his Troop Master is Marty Yigdall.

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Man hit and killed walking on shoulder of Locust Hill Road on way to church conference, officials confirm
AUG 20, 2016

A man attending an area church conference was hit and killed while walking along a shoulder of a road.

John William Cowan, 61, of Taylors was killed when a 2008 Ford pickup, driven by a 43-year-old man, ran off the side of the road on Locust Hill Road Saturday and hit Cowan, according to law enforcement reports.

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Johnson pitches unbeaten Northwood to 5-hit shutout over Texas in Junior Baseball World Series
AUG 15, 2016

Braden Johnson pitched a 5-hit shutout to lead Northwood to its second straight win at the Junior League World Series.
 

Braden Johnson pitched Northwood to a 4-0 victory over Corpus Christi, Texas in the Junior Baseball World Series Tuesday night.

It was Northwood’s (Taylors), second straight victory and next plays Hawaii Wednesday at 8 p.m.

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Stapleton's home run ignites Northwood to win its first game of the Junior League World Series
AUG 14, 2016

Hayden Stapleton blasts a home run in the top of the first inning to power Northwood past Midland, Mich., 8-2, in its first game of the Junior League World Series Sunday.
 

• Opening ceremonies

Hayden Stapleton hit a home run in the top of the first inning that ignited Northwood from Taylors to an 8-2 victory over the Central Region’s Midland, Mich., in its first game of the Junior League World Series at Taylor, Mich.

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Northwood plays Miidland, Mich., in its first game in Junior League World Series
AUG 14, 2016

Northwood marches onto Heritage Park Field at Taylor, Mich., for the opening ceremonies for the Junior League World Series.
 

The opening ceremonies for the Junior League World Series were held Saturday, minus fireworks, at Taylor, Mich.

Weather forced a smaller opening ceremony but officials said the fireworks display may be rescheduled this week.

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Northwood heads to Detroit, will play Midland, Mich., in first game Sunday
AUG 12, 2016

The Northwood Juniors are headed to Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport. Note that all the players have their most precious cargo with them – their baseball gloves.

• Northwood wins Southeast

The Northwood Junior baseball team is en route to Detroit to play in the Little League World Series beginning Sunday.

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Northwood Juniors win Southeast Region, headed to Little League World Series
AUG 10, 2016

The Northwood Little League Juniors won the Southeast Region Wednesday and advance to the Little League World Series in Detroit.
 

Northwood Little League, for the second straight year, has a team headed to the World Series.

The Northwood Juniors (13- and 14-year-olds) defeated Virginia 4-3 to win the Southeast Region baseball championship today.

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Kids learn quality of life skill through iCan Bike summer camp program
AUG 4, 2016

Will Cannon is rewarded with a broad smile from Mary Ruth Eielders at the iCan Bike Camp at the Taylors Recreational Center.
 

The smiles on the children’s faces were as wide as the gym at the Taylors Rec Center.

iCan Bike Camp, a multi-state and international event coordinated through the iCan Shine non-profit foundation, is hosting its annual event this week. Children with varying disabilities from Down syndrome to autism are learning how to ride bicycles.

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Northwood 10-U reaches championship in Tournament of State Championships
JUL 26, 2016

Northwood 10-U reaches championship in Tournament of State Championships

Northwood Little League’s 8-10-year-old team eliminated Florida in the Tournament of State Champions being played in Greenville, N.C., 2-1 in nine innings Tuesday.

Northwood, the South Carolina state champions, plays Virginia, a 24-10 winner over Georgia.

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Northwood Little League baseball team eliminated in state championship
JUL 25, 2016

Northwood Little League baseball team eliminated in state championship

• See Northwood's pre-tournament video

Defending South Carolina state champion Northwood Little League, from Taylors, was eliminated from the state tournament Monday night at the Chester Baseball Complex.

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