Archive | January, 2014

Mayor Goldsworthy will not seek re-election

Germantown Mayor Sharon Goldsworthy announced Monday she would not seek re-election in November 2014. First elected a city alderman in 1992, Goldsworthy was elected mayor in 1994 and for successive four-year terms in 1998, 2002, 2004 and 2010. “There comes a time in every good endeavor to pass the torch,” Goldsworthy said, “and I believe […]

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Board approves resolution in effort to set salaries for elected officials

The Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved a resolution Monday night requesting that the town be allowed to set the salaries for elected officials. The resolution asks the Tennessee General Assembly to approve an amendment to the Town Charter that would give local authority to establish salaries. The town’s salaries for elected officials are […]

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Houston leads state in All-West

The HoustonHigh School band participated in the All-West Tennessee Band and Orchestra auditions Saturday at JacksonCentralMerryHigh School in Jackson, Tenn. Over 3,000 students were in Jackson that day for auditions. Houston had 93 students named to either an All-West Band, Orchestra or Jazz Ensemble. This represents the largest number of students from one school in […]

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Briarcrest Homecoming

Briarcrest Christian School celebrated basketball homecoming last Friday night. Lady Saints basketball standout Jasmine Cincore (right) was named Homecoming Queen. The Homecoming Court, from left, Allison Szulewski (father – Rich Szulewski), Caroline Billions (father – Jeff Billions), Aliyah Davis (father – Derrick Davis), Mary Tisdal (father – Jerry James), Anna Biggs (father – John Biggs), […]

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‘Gray Shirts’ assist police department, residents

By Jennifer Casey Occasionally, Collierville residents may see someone around town who’s uniform looks like a police officer, yet slightly grayer. Nicknamed “The Gray Shirts,” the Special Citizens Volunteer Program is definitely a group of special citizens. The program consists of primarily retired individuals who assist the Collierville Police Department. SCVP members are not certified […]

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Jan. 29 Legals

• Town of Collierville DESIGN REVIEW COMMISSION – February 13, 2014 Notice is hereby given that the Design Review Commission for the Town of Collierville will meet on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 5:00 pm for a non-voting work session meeting in the Development Conference Room at Town Hall. The non-voting work session of the […]

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Dragons fall to Devils

Collierville played neck and neck with Germantown during the first half of Friday night’s home game. However, the Red Devils outscored the Dragons 36-26 in the second half to win the rivalry game 79-67. Collierville was led by junior Brett Warner . The 6-foot-2-inch forward had 33 points in the contest. Germantown was paced by […]

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Local Legends

Collierville High School held its annual Winterfest Friday night during a basketball game against rival Germantown. The 1973 Collierville team that went 28-6 and eventually won the state championship was honored at halftime. ABOVE: From left are Roy Anderson, Ricky Jeans, Clarence Harris and Rodney Shaw. RIGHT: Reagan Boone and Jose Alpizar were announced as […]

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Collierville’s Melvin gets golden ticket to Hollywood

Collierville’s Anna Melvin got her big break last week when she auditioned on the popular television show American Idol. She was awarded her golden ticket to move on to Hollywood. Currently a senior at the University of Memphis, Melvin is a graduate of Briarcrest Christian School. This is her fifth year with Sound Fuzion, a […]

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January 22, 2014

Town of Collierville PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING – February 6, 2014 Notice is hereby given that the Planning Commission for the Town of Collierville will meet on Thursday, February 6, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. for its regular meeting in the Board Chambers at Town Hall, 500 Poplar View Parkway. At that time, consideration will be given […]

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