Taylorsville, Mississippi in Smith County is a lovely rural town nestled near the beautiful Leaf River and located south centrally within the state. Taylorsville lies at the intersection of 3 State Highways 37, 28, 531. We have a heavy traffic flow, and claim most of the industry found in Smith County. Taylorsville is a thriving business community with an active Chamber of Commerce, a large Industrial Park and lots of southern hospitality. You're invited to visit our town and see what we have to offer!
The Town of Taylorsville hosted a National Day of Prayer on May 7th at 12 noon in front of Town Hall. We gathered together to pray for our Nation, State, Military, Churches, Business and Families. Sincere thanks to all who joined us.
Two groups (pictured below) visited the Watkins Museum in Taylorsville on May 7th. The First Baptist Church from Vicksburg toured the museum in the morning and the Mize Seniors visited in the afternoon. The Watkins Museum is a landmark located on Eureka Street in Taylorsville. Home of the first Taylorsville Newspaper, the Museum is on the National Historic Register. The two visiting groups are pictured below.
(Front Row) Dennis Robinson, Alderman, Martha Blakeney, Owner, Jennifer Broadway, Stylist, Hilda Powell, Chamber Member
The Town of Taylorsville is happy to welcome another new business now open on Front Street. “Blacktags”, a new clothing boutique held its ribbon cutting on February 26th at 2:00 P.M. Omekia Ducksworth, owner, invites you to visit Blacktag Boutique and see whats new in fashion. Blacktag’s hours are Wednesday thru Saturday, from 10:00 A.M. until 7:00 P.M.
Pictured above are: Owner, Omekia Ducksworth, Husband, Fredrick Ducksworth, Daughters, Qua, Keosha, Shae, and Lana Ducksworth, Father-in-law, Raymond Crosby, Brothers, Rodney and Stacy Brown Friend, Felicia Marshall , Darrel Temple, Hilda Powell, Newt Ishee, Ray Lancaster, Rosalyn Glenn, and Janette Brewer.
At left is Velocity Fitness, owned by Brent Chennault. Velocity offers monthly or yearly memberships to individuals and families. They have free weights, machines, and cardio equipment, whatever you need to get in shape! Hours are 5am to 9pm Monday-Friday and 8am to 12pm on Saturday. Join now to enter the “Biggest Loser Contest”
Wells Discount Flooring & More, pictured above and at right, is owned by Robbie Wells. He sells and installs carpet, flooring, counter tops, ceramic tile, cabinets, and much more. Call 601-735-7513 or come into the store to discuss your interior construction and decorating needs.
Town Officials Receive Certificates from MML
On December 4, 2014 the mayor and two board members received certificates from the Mississippi Municipal League. Janette Brewer, Alderman, Professional Development Level, Mayor Rosalyn Glenn, Advanced Level, and Dennis Robinson, Alderman, Basic Level. The Certified Municipal Officials program utilizes existing opportunities such as conferences and special meetings along with specially crafted courses to provide meaningful, informative, and useful information on topics that will expand the elected official’s knowledge and capabilities.