Archive | March, 2014

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Hamm’s work featured in community art gallery

As part of the Community Art Gallery series, the Harrell Theatre is currently showcasing work by Carol Hamm. Hamm gained experience as an adult taking local classes. With a formal education in teaching, along with 30 years in the field, and raising four children, Hamm didn’t have much time for art until recently. “I gained […]

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Collierville Calendar

CALENDAR OF EVENTS MARCH 28 First Citizen’s National Bank and the Collierville Police Department are hosting a free document shredding event for the general public. Participants may simply drive up to the bank, and drop off his/her documents to be shredded by a truck on site. The event will take place March 28 from 11 […]

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Lessons learned from writing ‘great American novel’

The great American novel has been written. Well, at least my great American novel. After more than a year of writing, rewriting, despair, exhilaration, self-motivation and, ultimately, euphoria, I wrote the final two words that every novelist, amateur or professional, so looks forward to: The End. Of course, the words were completely false. There remains […]

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March 19 legals

• Town of Collierville LEGAL NOTICE TO BIDDERS The Town of Collierville Purchasing Division is requesting sealed bids on the following items: BID # TC2014-11 “INFIELD RAKE” Complete bid packages are available from the Purchasing Division, 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN 38017, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Interested parties may visit […]

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Collierville Public Services workers Justin Wilburn and Jonah Coleman steadily work to make pothole repairs on town streets.

Public service crews working to repair roads damaged by inclement weather

By Trena Street While many of us have smiling faces hoping sunshine will soon reign and we have seen the last of 2014 blustery, icy, weather, it is still top of mind to Collierville Public Services Department as they work on street and road repairs left by wintry elements. The recent sunshine has allowed time […]

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Beads for a Cause

Sheffield Antiques Mall recently hosted a Mardi Gras Celebration benefiting Mid-South Food Bank. The benefit, which included an array of Creole dishes, live jazz and a treasure hunt, resulted in almost $5,700 for the food bank, which distributes millions of pounds of food to hungry people across the region, including to agency partners in Collierville. […]

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Chamber hosts ribbon cutting for My Town Tees

The Collierville Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for My Town Tees at 172 Washington in Collierville. The business was started by two sisters who share a love for small town living and designing t-shirts for small towns and communities. My Town Tees designs each shirt or tank by hand, with a […]

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Town will promote two to keep up with future recycling demands

In an effort to prepare for the additional demand on the town’s Public Services Department once it is charged with performing recycling pick up duties for Collierville residents, the Board of Mayor and Aldermen will consider creating two new positions within the department Monday night. On June 30, the town’s Public Services Sanitation Division will […]

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March 13 Legals

Town of Collierville CONSTRUCTION BOARD OF APPEALS AND ADJUSTMENTS – March 27, 2014 Notice is hereby given that the Construction Board of Appeals and Adjustments for the Town of Collierville will meet on Thursday, March 27, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. in a general meeting in the Board Chambers at Town Hall, 500 Poplar View Parkway. […]

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Alumnae Hall of Fame

St. Agnes Academy recently held the 14th annual Alumnae Hall of Fame ceremony honoring six outstanding women. The 2014 inductees are Frances James Metheny ’69, Lauren Sampietro Gossett ’85, Dr. Katherine Knapp ’86, Teri Jankowski Trotter ’89, Nicole Janda McNamee ’96, and Joy Rice. From conducting groundbreaking pediatric aids research to establishing a foundation to […]

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