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  • For the third time in seven years, a clean team has won the Taylor Mud Volleyball Tournament.

    Actually, it was Team Clean that went undefeated in eight matches to win the 20th annual Mud Volleyball Tournament on Sunday at Heritage Park.

    The six members of Team Clean – three men and three women – went unbeaten in five afternoon...

  • Try a little taste of Texas at the Lake House Grille at Lakes of Taylor Golf Club. For a limited time only, a half slab of Texas-style Dry Rub Ribs is just $13.95. Really hungry? Get the whole dang thing for just $16.95. For more specials and coupons, visit www.TaylorGolf.com. Lakes of Taylor is located...

  • Greenside Grille at Taylor Meadows Golf Club will be open Sundays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. beginning July 27. Dine inside or greenside and enjoy some great Sunday-only specials. Reservations and carryouts are welcome. Call (734) 287-9002. Taylor Meadows is located at 25360 Ecorse Road between Telegraph and Beech Daly roads.

  • The Latin America region of the world will have a first-time participant in the Junior League World Series in Taylor.

    Curacao, which has played in the last seven Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, has finally qualified to play in its first world tournament for 13- and 14-year-old baseball players.

    Willemstad...

  • SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, announces that Friday, July 18, 2008, is an Ozone Action Day in Southeast Michigan. Thursday, also was an Ozone Action Day.

    Friday's weather is a continuation of Thursday's heat and humidity. These conditions have caused ground-level ozone to build up over two days, further...

  • At least three candidates for the 22nd District of the State House of Representatives -- which includes Taylor -- will participate in a Candidate Forum presented by the Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber of Commerce.

    The forum will take place Monday, July 21, at Crystal Gardens, 16703 Fort Street, Southgate. Registration begins at 11...

  • In cooperation with the National Alliance on Mental Illness–Michigan (NAMI-MI), Oakwood Heritage Hospital will present Mental Illness 102 -- Families In Action seminar from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 9, at the William Ford Senior Activity Center, 6750 Troy, Taylor.

    This seminar is for parents, professionals, caregivers and...

  • The 23rd District Court building will be named after two men who served together for more than 32 years in the City of Taylor judiciary.

    The Nicita and Sutherland Courthouse will be named for Judge Anthony Nicita and Judge William J. Sutherland. Upon a recommendation by Mayor Cameron G. Priebe, the Taylor City Council voted unanimously...

  • Two recent college graduates beat the rest of the field – and the rain – to win their first Rollie Hopgood Midtown Taylor 5K Run on Saturday morning.

    Wade Wines, a Pinckney native who just graduated from Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, was the overall male winner. The 22-year-old finished the course in 15 minutes and 58 seconds...

  • At 11 years old, Klayton Williams already is a veteran of the Taylor Rotary Fishing Derby, which was held Sunday morning during the Meijer Taylor Summer Festival in Heritage Park.

    In 2004 and 2005, Williams took second place in the junior division (ages 5-8) of the derby. In 2006, he was sixth in the senior division (9-12). Last year, he...

  • The WYCD-FM (99.5) Edwards and Lee Golf Tourney and Redneck Reunion is scheduled for Monday, July 14, at Lakes of Taylor Golf Club. The event features a concert by country music star Tracy Lawrence. The golf tournament is sold out, but you can still attend the reunion and concert. For complete information, click here:...

  • Start spreading the word: Team Philippines is headed back to Taylor for the 2008 Junior League World Series.

    The 13- and 14-year-old boys from the International Little League Association of Manila won the Asia-Pacific regional championship for the second straight year and will compete for the world championship in...

  • The Taylor Community Library will close at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 10, and remain closed during the Meijer Taylor Summer Festival, which ends the evening of Sunday, July 13. Regular library hours resume Monday, July 14. The library is located at 12303 Pardee Road and is usually open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m....

  • The 7- and 8-year-old all-stars from the Taylor Northwest Little League have won the 2008 Michigan District 5 Little League championship. The week-long round-robin tournament, which was hosted by Taylor North Central Little League, included 14 teams from District 5. Taylor Northwest lost the second game of the tournament and then won seven...

  • Armando Sardanopoli has been installed as president of the Rotary Club of Taylor.

    Sardanopoli, a nine-year member of the Taylor club, was installed during ceremonies June 26 at Lakes of Taylor Golf Club.

    Sardanopoli, who is retired from BASF, succeeds Phil Matous president of the Total Credit Union in Taylor. Other club officers...

  • Charlie Daniels calls to apologize for having to reschedule an interview. His tour bus broke down and he was driving through the mountains of Pennsylvania to get his wife to a plane to Nashville before turning his focus on hustling to a concert that night.

    Despite the inconvenience, Daniels appears to be in a great mood at a satisfying...

  • At age 14, Lynnae Winnie has performed on the big stage more than many singers get to be there in a lifetime.

    Winnie, who lives in Taylor, is preparing to open the two days’ worth of concerts that are part of the Meijer Taylor Summer Festival at Heritage Park. She is scheduled to perform around 3:45 p.m. Friday, July 11 – four days after...

  • The Taylor North Central Little League 7- and 8-year-old girls all-stars recently won the inaugural District 5 softball tournament. This year's tourney, played at Lincoln Park American fields, was a resounding success. It was a testament to the growth of girls fast-pitch softball at all levels. The TNC squad beat teams from Taylor Northeast...

  • Want a keepsake from Downriver’s biggest night of the year? Family photos and photo buttons will be available Friday prior to the Masco Fireworks during the Meijer Taylor Summer Festival at Heritage Park.

    Rosecrans Picture Perfect Photography, located in the historic house at 12405 Pardee Road near an entryway to the park, will offer 4-...

  • Lakes of Taylor Golf Club and radio station 99.5 WYCD invite everyone to enjoy a great day of golf, food and fun with country music star Tracy Lawrence. For details on the July 14 event, visit www.wycd.com. Download a registration brochure for the golf outing and concert-only tickets. Proceeds benefit Campfire...