Archive | October, 2015

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Collierville lands corporate world headquarters

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with Orgill, Inc. officials announced on Thursday the company will build a new world headquarters in Collierville. Orgill Inc, a company with a long history in Memphis, will build its new world headquarters in Collierville to the tune of a $21 million […]

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Fall event putting the ‘fun’ in fundraiser

With so many fundraisers these days, organizations must be creative when coming up with an event to promote their causes. And that is exactly what the Collierville Literacy Council has done with its annual fall “SCRABBLE FUNdraiser Tournament.” “We’re so excited about our upcoming fundraiser,” said Kelly Thieme, director of the CLC. “We’d like to […]

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Memphis Comic and Fantasy Convention will feature art, costumes and celebrities

If original comic artwork, Hollywood actors and animators, sweet LEGO exhibits, Harry Potter fandom and an eye-popping costume contest interest you, you’re in luck. The sixth annual Memphis Comic and Fantasy Convention (MCFC) is coming to the Mid-South Nov. 20-22. Joe Thordarson, the founder and main organizer, said there’s something for everyone and it’s not […]

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Legal Notices

• Town of Collierville DESIGN REVIEW COMMISSION – November 12, 2015 Notice is hereby given that the Design Review Commission for the Town of Collierville will meet on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 5:00 pm for a regular scheduled voting meeting in the Board Chambers at Town Hall. At that time, consideration will be given […]

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Calendar of Events

Oct. 29 St. Benedict at Auburndale is hosting the second annual Trunk or Treat on Oct. 29 at the school’s soccer field, 8250 Varnavas Drive at Germantown Parkway in Cordova, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. There will be school clubs and organizations handing out treats to all the little “goblins” that come out. In addition, KIX – […]

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Seventeen senior football players were honored Friday night during the Dragon’s game against Whitehaven. Front row, from left, are Bubster Burke, Ed Pomphrett, Ty Sharpell, Travis Walker, Chris Kirkland, Nathan Bouldien, Chris Parrino and DJ Bridges. Pictured in the back row are Jackson Bobbitt, Ritchie Haycook, Blake Heilman, Seth Wiley, Trevor Ring, Nathan Buckler, Joey Bolser, Ammaar Alwani and Daniel Jackson. BELOW: Ty Sharpell looks down field while getting blocks from his teammates.

Dragons fall to Whitehaven on Senior Night

  Traditionally, Collierville and Whitehaven did not play each other unless there was a possible post season match-up. However, since the realignment of the Class 6A districts, the Dragons and Tigers now battle each other every year. Collierville and Whitehaven have not played each other since they were matched up in the 2012 playoffs. With […]

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Tara Oaks Water Blast

Tara Oaks Elementary School recently hosted a PTA Water Blast to celebrate every class reaching their goal of raising $750. Students and faculty were allowed to spray school principals with water. The principals were good sports about the event, though each had a different style of dealing with the water dousing. Principal Tricia Marshall wore […]

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Development to include 71-foot clock tower

Germantown will be getting a new landmark in the near future. The Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen “enthusiastically” approved an amendment to the site plan for the Thornwood development to allow the construction of a 71-foot clock tower. The development is located on the northeast corner of Germantown and Neshoba roads and was approved […]

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City hosts first public meeting to discuss road realignment

The public comment period for the environmental planning phase related to plans to realign Germantown Road officially began with a public meeting on Oct. 22 and will continue through Nov. 12. Current plans to realign Germantown Road would make it a continuous route through the Central Business District. Also included in the project are the […]

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Gymnasium to be converted into senior center

A new senior facility is expected to open next May on College Street. The Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved a professional services agreement Monday night for design work related to the College Street Recreation Center. The 54-year-old Collierville gymnasium will be undergoing renovations and eventually become a facility for seniors. Board members voted […]

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