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!
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.
A Suitcase Contest was announced along with the Christmas Parade. Entrants were asked to bring their suitcases to the Depot, decorated with the Christmas Parade’s Theme… Home for the Holidays. The contest had a taste of history, and was reminiscent of riding a train home to the local Depot.
Mrs. Lucy Kennedy is the winner of the suitcase contest. She decorated her late husband’s World War II suitcase.
Lucy’s late husband, Max Kennedy, traveled from Shanghai, China to Taylorsville, Ms carrying this suitcase.
David Gamble , a representative from Woodmen of the World Lodge #338 presented a check of $500.00 to the Taylorsville Volunteer Fire Dept. Don Chennault, Fire Chief, expressed his thanks to Mr. Gamble for the donation from WOW Lodge #338 to the Taylorsville Volunteer Fire Dept.
The Town of Taylorsville has purchased a new police vehicle. Officer Brad White goes on patrol in a new Dodge Charger. Thanks to our local police force for doing an excellent job and keeping Taylorsville safe.
Full time Taylorsville Police officers are:
Chief Gabe Horn
November 1, 2014 The Fifth Annual Grillin’ n Chillin’ BBQ Festival was held on November 1, 2014. It was a beautiful sunny but cold day. We had a 5K Walk Run, a great crowd, awesome entertainment (Sammy Kershaw), more grillin’ competitors than ever, and a record-breaking car, truck, and bike show!! Thank you all for attending!
The festival is a cooperative effort between the Town of Taylorsville and the Taylorsville Chamber of Commerce. If you’ve never been to our Festival, imagine the delicious aroma of barbecue ribs and brisket floating through the air… we just follow our nose to an awesome BBQ meal! Visit the Chamber Online for festival photos.