Archive | July, 2015

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Town’s animal shelter will see expansion next year

The Collierville Animal Shelter will be undergoing improvements next year. The current building is at 603 E. South Street and has served the community since 1998. At the July 13 Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting, Collierville Parks, Recreation and Community Services Director Chip Petersen presented a proposal for an addition to the shelter. The […]

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Legal Notices July 22

• Town of Collierville PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREWITH GIVEN THAT the Board of Mayor and Aldermen for the Town of Collierville will meet on Monday, August 10, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Chambers at Town Hall, 500 Poplar View Parkway, to consider the following: Ordinance 2015-12 – Belfair Planned Development – […]

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Legal Notices July 15

• Town of Collierville LEGAL NOTICE TO BIDDERS The Town of Collierville Purchasing Division is requesting sealed bids on the following items: BID # TC2015-27 “MULCHING SERVICES” 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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Artist’s work focuses on portraits of pups

For an Arlington artist, the exaggeration of color helps her bring a human quality to the canines she loves to paint and a smile to those who view her work. While she also paints human portraits, Melanie Anderson can’t help painting the lively brightness of dogs. There’s a pure naivete to them, similar to that […]

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$95 million bond approved for school

By Graham Sweeney The Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen has approved a resolution that authorizes the issuance of a general obligation bond not to exceed $95 million in order to fund a new high school. Board members voted unanimously for the bond Monday night during their regularly scheduled meeting. The money will be used […]

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Sprouts Opens In Germantown

Germantown residents and city officials celebrated the grand opening of Sprouts Farmers Market Wednesday morning at 3150 Village Shops Drive. The 28,700-square-foot store is the second location to land in West Tennessee. Over 200 people lined up before the grand opening. On Saturday, as part of its opening weekend festivities, the first 200 customers to […]

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Germantown gas station clerk robbed at knifepoint

At approximately 2:24 p.m. on July 6, a gas station clerk at the Shell service station at 7616 Poplar Ave. in Germantown was robbed at knifepoint. The suspect allegedly threatened the clerk with a large knife and took an undetermined amount of cash from the register. The suspect was described as a black male, at […]

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Legal Notices July 9

• Town of Collierville ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Separate sealed BIDS will be received by the Town of Collierville at the office of the Director of General Services at 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, Tennessee until 2:00:00 p.m., Local Time, on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 , and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud […]

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How new state laws will effect local municipalities

By Mac Trammell The State of Tennessee passed 181 new laws, including abortion regulations and increased cigarette costs, that went into effect July 1. One of the abortion laws, Bill SB1222, “implements a 48-hour waiting period on procuring an abortion.” Planned Parenthood CEO Ashley Coffield found the law to be problematic. “It can delay an […]

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Back in Business

After being closed for slightly more than a week, the W.C. Johnson Spray Park re-opened on Monday to an excited contingent of local children and parents. The park was temporarily closed so that a fence could be erected around it. Beginning today, Collierville residents will need a Spray Park Pass and non-residents will be required […]

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