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


Arrest made in shooting death in Taylors
OCT 1, 2019

Investigators with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office have arrested 29 year-old, Nikia Jovon Allen in connection with the shooting death of Nathaniel Johnson.

The incident occurred around10 a.m. Monday after Johnson drove to the suspect’s residence, located at 627 Scottswood Road, in Taylors. The purpose of Johnson driving to that residence is still under investigation at this time.

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Eggtastic Easter Event will be held March 24 Greer City Park
MAR 1, 2018

The City of Greer Parks and Recreation Department will host its annual Eggtastic Easter Event Saturday March 24 from 11a.m-1p.m. at Century Park. Infants-12-year-olds can participate in egg hunts offered continuously throughout event. 

Hunts are split by age and only 20 kids are allowed to hunt each time to assure the safety of participants. 

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Figure skating, hockey, curling see an uptick at Pavilion
FEB 11, 2018

Figure skating is available for the public and public classes are available at the Pavilion in Taylors.

While your watching the Olympics and want to experience curling, hockey and all the disciplines of figure skating, make your way to the Pavilion recreation complex in Taylors.

Every four years the Pavilion gets an uptick of visitors experiencing what it feels like for Olympic winter sports.

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Greater Greer Education Foundation Presents $9,651.65 in grants to 10 schools
FEB 2, 2018

Skip Davenport, right, chairman of the Greater Greer Education Foundation, talks with Grants Committee Chairman David Dolge, before presenting grants to 10 schools Thursday at a reception at Greer City Hall.

  Feb. 1, 2018

The Greater Greer Education Foundation presented $9,469.65 in grant money to 9 school in Greenville and Spartanburg counties at a news conference Feb. 1 at Greer City Hall.

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Cunningham liked a 'good deal', but cherished his family as the best deal ever
JUL 31, 2017

Cunningham liked a 'good deal', but cherished his family as the best deal ever

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There was little that made Daniel Lee Cunningham feel any better than a “good deal”, unless it was his family that included five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

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Northwood falls in championship game
JUL 26, 2017

The Northwood Little League Minors were defeated 10-8 Wednesday in the championship of the Southeastern Regional tournament at Greenville, N.C.


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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.

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• 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.

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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.

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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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