2700 West in Taylorsville reopens after accident

TAYLORSVILLE — An accident temporarily closed 2700 West in Taylorsville Wednesday morning and left one injured. The accident occurred around 7 a.m. at 2700 West and 5400 South, the Utah Department of Transportation said in a tweet. Both lanes of 2700 West were closed for about an hour, as well as westbound right lanes of 5400 South. The lanes were reopened just before 8 a.m. Unified Police Lt. Brian Lohrke…

Taylorsville student surprised with $25,000 scholarship

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah (ABC4 Utah) – It was a big day for a Taylorsville High School student. Jobany Quiterio was awarded a $25,000 scholarship from Sallie Mae as a part of the “Bridging the Dream” Scholarship Program. Jobany is an honor student, student body president and is active in Latinos in Action which is a service-based leadership class. It was during this class that he was surprised with the large check…

Here are 13 Halloween home displays worth visiting in Utah

Jeffrey D. Allred Americans are projected to spend $9.1 billion on Halloween this year, according to the National Retail Federation. Many people go all out with their yard decorations. The Rocky Mountain Haunters are a group that seeks to alert viewers to elaborate Halloween yard displays and light shows in the Utah area. Visit their Google Maps page for a list of haunted home attractions in Utah this Halloween. Be…

Todd Joseph Hobson

August 16, 1979 ~ September 23, 2017 Todd Joseph Hobson, fondly known as "Knuckles" and "Waddles", passed away on September 23, 2017, in his Taylorsville, Utah, home due to health complications. Todd was born August 16, 1979, in Texas, to Kathryn and Dennis Hobson, Sr. Todd was a loving person and talented tattoo artist who enjoyed attending church each Sunday. Todd is survived by his daughter, Dystoni Julia Starr Hobson;…

Victim in fatal hit-and-run in Taylorsville identified

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah – Police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that killed a 60-year-old man in Taylorsville Saturday night. On Sunday, the Unified Police Department identified the victim as Douglas Chavis, and they said the suspect in the incident is still outstanding. Authorities said the suspect fatally hit the man with their car at 4774 S. Redwood Rd. and left the scene just before 10:30 p.m. Unified Police say they believe…

Make The Move To Taylorsville

Taylorsville, Utah is a great place to live with a family. It is close to Salt Lake City and there are lots of activities to do there. Taylorsville has a great downtown and there is a good nightlife scene. Housing is affordable and you can find great deals on both houses and apartments. If you are thinking about making the move to Taylorsville you should first start looking at houses…

Utah man confronts woman caught on camera stealing package from his porch

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah — A Utah man is getting national attention after he tracked down and confronted a woman who apparently stole packages from his porch, according to KSTU. "I was determined to find the lady, and I had the inkling to drive around the neighborhood and look for her," Trevor Salmon said. Salmon said a package for his pregnant wife was delivered to his house on Monday. Before Salmon could…

Three students hurt when device battery in backpack explodes

Three students were injured Tuesday morning when a small electronic device exploded in a backpack at a high school near Salt Lake City. Stock Image TAYLORSVILLE, Utah (AP) — A school official says a battery in a small electronic device ignited in a student’s backpack at a high school near Salt Lake City, leaving two students with minor chemical burns on their arms and one with smoke inhalation. Granite School…

Job Agency in Taylorsville, UT Joins Bob Alcorn Safety Webinar

Taylorsville, UT. – Express Employment Professionals, the most respected job agency in Taylorsville, UT, is thrilled to be a part of this month’s upcoming safety webinar titled, “A Culture of Safety: Employee Buy-In Begins at the Top.” Adequate training in organizational safety is an important issue every company should conduct with employees. This month’s safety webinar, featuring Bob Alcorn, Senior Loss Control Specialist from Express Employment Professionals will discuss the…

Taylorsville Pro-Am hoops league provides players a ‘good run’

Kristin Murphy, Deseret News TAYLORSVILLE — Even though the Utah Jazz Summer League has come and gone and fans are still nearly two months away from Jazz training camp starting up, professional-quality basketball is still being played in Utah. At the Taylorsville Recreation Center, current college, NBA G-League players and professional international players compete with former college and professional players in the Taylorsville Pro-Am basketball league. The league is a…