Archive | July, 2016

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Collierville’s Harrell Theatre grows up

On June 25, a group of hopeful actors stood on the stage of Collierville’s Harrell Theatre watching and listening as choreographer Katie Hanford demonstrated the steps she wanted them to perform. This same group would be split into smaller groups later in order to read parts from the musical comedy play Spamalot. The British musical […]

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Beauty Unveiled

Mrs. Tennessee International, Deanna Loveland, was at Youth Villages in Shelby County on Tuesday to provide a girls’ makeover and empowerment event. Loveland is originally from the eastern shore of Maryland and now resides in Nashville. She was most recently crowned Mrs. Tennessee International 2016 and helps women and girls struggling with severe life traumas […]

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Cruising Collierville

The Memphis Hightailers Bicycle Club sped through Historic Downtown Collierville Thursday evening. The nearly 30-mile route began at Main Street and Washington and followed several scenic routes south of Collierville. For a complete schedule of weekly rides, go to memphishightailers.com.

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‘Class A’ office building to open at Schilling Farms next week

Activity is brisk at Schilling Farms in Collierville, where construction is nearing completion on several new projects on an 11-acre site at the corner of Schilling and Winchester Blvd. A ribbon cutting is scheduled for 10 a.m. on July 21, for the grand opening of a new 50,000-square-foot ‘Class A’ office building at 255 Schilling […]

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New home sales up 19 percent on the year

Overall home sales in Collierville were down nearly 10 percent last month, with new home sales up 20 percent. According to the Memphis Area Association of Realtors, 130 sales were recorded in June, down from 144 a year ago. At $308,900, the town’s median sales price remained the highest in the county. The median price […]

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NOW Repair work began Monday on the levee along the northwest side of Grove Park Lake, 1610 Hearty Oaks Lane. Greenway trail pedestrian traffic will be blocked along the eastern rim of the lake from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day while work is in progress. The playground area will not be affected by […]

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Saints teammates selected to the 2016 NSCAA High School All-American Team

Longtime teammates Brittany Hatmaker and Alyssa Neuberger were recently selected among 52 girls from across the United States as 2016 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) High School Scholar All-Americans. Both were nominated by Coach Alexis Heinz. Hatmaker, the daughter of Bob and Gina Hatmaker, finished her soccer career at Briarcrest with 55 career […]

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Land acquired for future veterans home

Nearly 30 acres of land in Arlington has officially been acquired for the future West Tennessee Veterans Home. Sen. Mark Norris (R-Collierville) announced last week the transfer of around 28 acres from the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to the Department of Veteran Services. The 144-bed home will provide nursing and rehabilitation therapy. It […]

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WinShape Camp comes to Collierville

WinShape Camps for Communities hosted a day camp from June 27 through July 1 at Collierville Methodist Church for children in first through ninth grades. WinShape Camps was established in 1985 in Mt. Berry, Ga., to provide a camp experience that would enable campers to sharpen their character, deepen their Christian faith and grow in […]

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Deputies fire on man holding knife in Cordova

Two Shelby County Sheriff’s deputies reportedly shot a man holding a knife early Thursday afternoon near A & H Iron Works in Cordova. The 46-year-old man, Edmond Studdard, was still alive when transported to the Regional Medical Center.                 Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are investigating […]

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