Archive | March, 2016

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Collierville Schools recommended for accreditation

An external review team visiting Collierville Schools this week recommended to the AdvancED Accreditation Commission that Collierville Schools earned the distinction of accreditation by AdvancED. Collierville Schools is the first of the new municipal districts to be reviewed by the external team and the first to be recommended for accreditation. The External Review Team, consisting […]

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Collierville Police Reports

ARRESTS • William Yearwood (suspect), 1500 block of Wolf Pack Drive, Collierville, charged with driving under the influence. • Robert Corken (suspect), 1500 block of Ivy Road, Memphis, charged with driving under the influence. • Kenneth Paige (suspect), 200 block of S. Center Street, Collierville, charged with possession of a controlled substance (crack cocaine) and […]

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Legal Notices

Town of Collierville PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE is herewith given that the Beer Board will meet on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. for a special called meeting in the Board Chambers at Town Hall, 500 Poplar View Parkway, to consider the following: 1. Class II – Off-Premises Permit: A. Express Mart 2 located […]

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Germantown Community Theatre capital improvement project to begin this summer

Germantown Community Theatre hosted a ground breaking ceremony Tuesday morning to announce the official beginning of their $1.5 million capital campaign — Build, Grow, Expand. Special attendees included Mayor Mike Palazzolo and the theatre’s Board of Directors. The focus of the campaign is to raise funds for a major expansion and facility improvement project that […]

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Board considers residential development agreement, rezoning of 135 acres

The Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen was scheduled to consider a residential development agreement for 33 residential lots on nearly 8 acres at the northeast corner of Bailey Station Road and Winchester Blvd. Board members met to discuss the agreement Tuesday night after this paper’s deadline at their semimonthly meeting. The meeting was moved […]

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Baseball is Back

Area high school baseball and softball teams began their seasons this week. PICTURED: Brian Burch works on the CHS scoreboard over the weekend.   http://www.mustangsbaseball.com/calendar/varsity-spring-2016/   http://www.hometeamsonline.com/teams/default.asp?u=COLLIERVILLEDRAGONSBASEBALL&s=baseball&p=schedule&div=412659  

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Germantown enters new contract with solid waste collection group

The Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen has approved a 5-year contract with Waste Pro of Tennessee to provide solid waste collection for the city beginning on July 1. Board members unanimously approved the contract, which will cost approximately $3.9 million in its initial year. Board members met in a work session at 7 a.m. […]

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Calendar of Events

March 10 • The New Neighbors Welcome Coffee will be held March 10 at 9:30 at the home of Pam Bailey in Germantown. For more information please contact Julia Williams at 850-7772. New Neighbors is a non-profit organization of neighbors meeting neighbors through social activities and community service. March 10-12 • The St. Agnes Academy […]

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Joyner named Person of the Year

The Collierville Chamber of Commerce has named Collierville Mayor Stan Joyner as Person of the Year at their March 4 awards ceremony at Woodland Hills Country Club. Reverend Jeffrey Marx of Saint Andrews Episcopal Church presented the award on behalf of the Chamber of Commerce. In his opening remarks Reverend Marx read from a nomination […]

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Softball Scrimmages Begin

The Collierville varsity softball team hosted Bartlett and Germantown on Saturday. Kelsey Coress pitched for the Lady Dragons, which won both scrimmage games handily and are scheduled to play at White Station on March 14 before playing at Bartlett on March 16. RIGHT: Short stop Sydney Eubank approaches third base after hitting a home run.

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