Archive | June, 2016

Record breaking year for annual Cycle the Greenway

The Wolf River Conservancy’s 10 annual Cycle the Greenway exceeded expectations on Saturday morning with a record breaking fundraising effort of over $40,000. More than 140 cyclists and 12 teams participated in the event. “The event showcased the enthusiasm of cycling here in Memphis and its support of projects like the Wolf River Greenway,” said […]

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Stacking Cakes

The Wigfall Grey’s Camp fifth annual Pancake Breakfast served pancakes, sausage and grits from at the VFW Club over the weekend. The Morton Museum of Collierville History also opened an hour early and had a Civil War re-enactor present. Participants toured the Magnolia Cemetery located in walking distance from the VFW Club to see the […]

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Sunset on the Square celebrates 25th year

Every Thursday night throughout the summer, thousands of people flock to Collierville Town Square to sit back and listen to music as the sun sets over downtown Collierville. Celebrating their 25th year of the Summer Concert Series, Main Street Collierville’s Sunset on the Square has become one of the time-honored traditions of a Collierville summer. […]

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Legal Notices

• 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, June 27, 2016, at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Chambers at Town Hall, 500 Poplar View Parkway, to consider the following: Resolution 2016-22 – A Resolution to amend […]

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Collierville Town Square restaurant space experiences generations of adaptive reuse

Collierville’s Historic Town Square isn’t just showing its age, it’s flaunting it. New business owners are moving into its old spaces in the Square this summer, and restauranteur Mac Edwards is one of them. His new eatery’s address is 120 Mulberry Street, which used to house the Café Grill. Before the Café Grill, the space […]

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Allen, Bibiloni named All-Star game MVPs

Under the big lights of the historic USA Stadium, the post Memorial Day traditions of the AutoZone Shelby County All-Star Baseball Game gave dozens of the best seniors in the area one more day to shine as high schoolers. The game between the Private School All-Stars and Public School All-Stars showcased big hits, good pitching […]

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Germantown man named Hero of Hope

The American Cancer Society’s Mid-South Division recently named Germantown’s Mickey Williams a Hero of Hope. Williams is one of 11 cancer survivors and caregivers from the Mid-South states of Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee to be recognized. The Heroes of Hope program is in its eighth year. Honorees will serve as spokespeople for […]

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West Nile Virus detected in Shelby County

The Shelby County Health Department has received confirmation of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus within ZIP code 38116. This is the first positive mosquito pool found within Shelby County in 2016. Since March, the Shelby County Health Department’s Vector Control Program has treated areas by applying larvicides to standing bodies of water. These actions […]

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Board approves $55.6 million budget

During last week’s Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting, Town Administrator James Lewellen presented a balanced budget that does not require a tax increase. The proposed 2017 fiscal year total General Fund Budget is $55,668,698. “The priority of this budget is to continue the services and programs that make Collierville a great place to […]

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Wolf places first

This year, 80,000 students took the National French Test (The Lauréat Concours National de Français). The test involved a section of listening comprehension and another of reading comprehension. Recent Houston High School graduate William Wolf placed first in the state of Tennessee and ninth overall nationally. The scores are given out in tiers, with students […]

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