Archive | April, 2016

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Collierville woman indicted on two felony counts of sexual exploitation of a minor

A Collierville woman alleged to have had an online relationship with a teenage boy in Illinois for more than a year has been indicted on two felony counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. A Shelby County Grand Jury indicted Melissa Anne Baluka, 40, on one count of soliciting sexual exploitation of a minor by […]

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Legal Notices

• NOTICE TO ALL PROPERTY OWNERS As required by Tennessee Code Annotated § 67-5-508, the property assessment records of Shelby County will be available for public inspection at 1075 Mullins Station Road. These records may be inspected Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Any person desiring to inspect these records may do […]

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Tough Enough

Collierville resident and fitness instructor Christian Gibbs recently competed in Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge, a competition television show in which Austin brings eight elite athletes to his Broken Skull Ranch to test their strength, stamina and endurance. The episode aired on April 10 on CMT. Each episode sees contestants go head-to-head until the last […]

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The Joy of Flight

A record number of residents came out to the annual Kollierville Kite Day on Saturday at Hinton Park. ABOVE: Isaiah gets a running start to launch his bumble bee kite. ABOVE: Bob Greenwald has attended every Kite Day event over the years. ABOVE: Jeff Abeln won a prize for having most unique the kite. ABOVE: Laura, […]

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Board opposes site plan for two retailers

The Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen cited traffic and safety concerns as reasons to scrap final site plans for a Starbucks and Mattress Firm near Perkins Restaurant on Poplar Ave. Board members voted 4-1 against the plans Monday night, with Alderman Billy Patton, who’s Patton Computers business is located within the lot, recusing himself. […]

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Collierville man indicted for eight break-ins

A Collierville man suspected of being a serial burglar of businesses in the Broad Ave. Arts District area last year has been indicted on eight break-ins and one attempted break-in, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Friday. A grand jury this week indicted David White, 35, on eight counts of burglary of a […]

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Collierville Fire Department shares what to know about the Zika Virus

Recently publicized in the media, the Zika Virus, transmitted to people primarily through the bite of an infected mosquito, poses a minor threat to residents in Collierville. Issuing daily updates regarding the status of the Zika Virus, the Tennessee Department of Health shared that no cases of this disease have been reported in the United […]

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Dragons handle Kirby

The Collierville boys’ soccer team beat Kirby 9-0 last week at home. The Dragons got goals from Adam Scharf, Nathan Traster, Elijah Mendoza, Justin Motroni, Jackson Bentley and Ben May on Tuesday to beat the Cougars. Collierville is now 6-1 on the season, with their lone loss coming against Daphne. They will play at Germantown […]

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Collierville, Germantown ranked among safest cities in Tennessee

Germantown and Collierville have been named two of the safest cities in Tennessee. BackGroundChecks.org recently ranked Germantown as the second safest city in the state. Collierville was ranked fourth, behind Franklin. Brentwood was named the safest city in Tennessee. Bartlett was the other Shelby County city ranked in the top 10. The list was compiled […]

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Board OKs development contracts for apartment, office buildings

The Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen has approved two development contracts for the construction of a three-story apartment and a single story office building. The apartment building will be located at the Village of Germantown, a 247-unit continued care retirement community for seniors. The new structure will be 19,770 square-feet and contain 33 assisted […]

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