Archive | December, 2013

Car rear-ends school bus

A Corvette rear-ended a school bus just after 4 p.m. on Thursday at Shea Road and Poplar Ave. The bus, traveling from Bailey Station Elementary School, was transporting around 30 students. No students were injured. The driver of the car was airlifted to The MED.

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Miss Collierville and Miss Teen pageant set for Jan. 11 at Harrell

Working with the Collierville Arts Council and Town of Collierville, the Miss Collierville Scholarship Organization will host the Miss Collierville Scholarship Pageant on Jan. 11 at the Harrell Theatre. Each year, the organization provides educational scholarships for area young women through the Miss Collierville Scholarship Pageant. More than $2,500 in cash scholarships and college tuition […]

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Tree Lighting

Collierville hosted its annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Dec. 3 on the Historic Town Square. From left are Sen. Mark Norris, Miss Teen Tennessee Chandler Booth and Mayor Stan Joyner. 

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Ribbon Cutting

The Collierville Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Bazaar – A Crazy Little Food Shop at 4603 Merchant Park Circle, Suite 731. Among those pictured are Becky Hammond, Bonnie Allman, Matt White, Fran Persechini, owners John and Sandy Barrios, Sheila Thomas and Kelsey Keough. The Barrios family believes food should be […]

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Mayor, aldermen approve town’s commission members

The Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved members of the town’s 14 boards, commissions and councils Monday night during its regularly scheduled meeting. They are:     ARTS COUNCIL:   (Member Appointment: Aldermen jointly with Mayor)   1. Mary Jean Smith, At-Large Citizen   2. Rachel Maier, Parks Advisory Liaison   ALDERMAN LIAISON: Maureen […]

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Home sales rocket in November

Home sales in Collierville rocketed last month to the tune of 93 sales, more than any other suburban municipality. According to information released Tuesday by the Memphis Area Association of Realtors, sales were up 13 percent in November. While the median sales price dipped five percent to $275,507, the price for new homes is at […]

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Board approves school budget

The Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen has approved a more than $1.2 million general purpose budget for the town’s school board to operate during its seven-month transition period. Board members voted Monday night during their regularly scheduled semi-monthly meeting at the request of Finance Director Jane Bevill. Alderman Tom Allen was the lone dissenter. […]

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Town will participate in medical delivery test

Collierville will cooperate with the Shelby County Health Department’s Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program on Dec. 12 for a door to door medication delivery exercise. The exercise will test the viability of door to door distribution as an effective tool for medication delivery in an urban environment. Public health employees and volunteers will distribute sealed, […]

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Dec. 11 Legal Notices

Town of Collierville DESIGN REVIEW COMMISSION – December 12, 2013 Notice is hereby given that the Design Review Commission (DRC) for the Town of Collierville will meet on Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 5:00 pm for a non-voting work session meeting in the Development Conference Room at Town Hall, 500 Poplar View Parkway. The non-voting […]

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Collierville Christmas Parade Cancelled

The 2013 Collierville Christmas Parade scheduled for Friday, December 6, has been CANCELLED due to the forecast of severe winter weather conditions. There will NOT be a make‐up date. This is the first time in the 37 year history of the parade that it has been cancelled due to inclement weather. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen met […]

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