Archive | March, 2017

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UPDATE: Bank robbery reported in Collierville

At approximately 11:35 a.m. on Friday, the Collierville Police responded to a bank robbery that had occurred at the First South Bank, 369 S. Byhalia Road. The suspect entered the bank and demanded money via a handwritten note. The suspect left the scene, traveling southbound on Byhalia Road in what was described as a late […]

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False sighting: Kidnap suspect not seen in C’ville

An update from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation late Thursday afternoon revealed that a man spotted in Collierville today was not Tad Cummins, a suspect on Tennessee’s Most Wanted List. The 50-year-old is suspected of kidnapping his former student, 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas. Mid-day reports of the supposed sighting raised hopes of finding Thomas soon. Thomas has […]

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Town moves forward with Linda Kerley Center

With its moniker firmed up last June, renovation work is now scheduled to begin on the Linda Kerley Center. The Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously approved a construction contract Monday night for $871,354 with F & F Construction to renovate the 18,750-square-foot “aircraft hangar style” gymnasium on College Street. The 56-year-old building has […]

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Renovation efforts scheduled for Washington Street

A worn-out segment of Washington Street in downtown Collierville will soon receive a face lift. Monday night, the Collierville Board pf Mayor and Aldermen approved the redevelopment of 1.495 acres on Washington Street near the town’s Historic District. The property is just south of the town’s water tower and includes Mensi’s Dairy Bar. While not […]

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Collierville canine, Gilbert, pictured before going home after being adopted. Adoption hours at CAS are Wednesday through Sunday from 1-4 p.m. Call 901-457-2670 for questions about adoption.

Animal Shelter expansion complete

You might say that Collierville Animal Services Director Nina Wingfield is as happy as a flea at a dog show. Why? Because now she has more room at the Town’s animal shelter and can accommodate not only whatever dogs and cats drop by, but all the things she needs to make their hopefully brief stay […]

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COLLIERVILLE 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, April 10, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Chambers at Town Hall, 500 Poplar View Parkway, to consider the following:   Resolution 2017-01 for […]

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Collierville Crime Alert

Sunday night, at approximately 11:51 p.m., a victim reported that five to six gun shots were fired at his garage door and a vehicle parked in the driveway. The incident occurred on West Lake Pointe Drive, north of Frank Road and east of Bray Station Road. No one was injured and CPD is investigating the […]

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Collierville police identify man involved in Walmart shooting

Collierville Police say they have identified a suspect who recently fired a gun at a Walmart employee while he walked through the parking lot. They are seeking information on the whereabouts of Michael Liggins, 25, of Memphis. On Feb. 23 at approximately 7 a.m., Collierville Police responded to a shots fired call at the Walmart […]

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Alderman Patton among 11 contenders for Dist. 95 race

As of Wednesday, 11 people had pulled petitions to run for the position in District 95 of the Tennessee House of Representatives. Rep. Mark Lovell recently vacated the position for the district, which includes part of Germantown and Collierville. The contenders are Julie Byrd Ashworth (D)*, Curtis D. Loynachan (R), Melissa “Missy” R. Marshall (R), […]

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Literacy was the focus at Bailey Station Elementary during the week of Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Teachers extended invitations to a variety of mystery readers. Guests included Baltimore Ravens and Pro Bowl Team football player Morgan Cox, Miss Collierville Amber Reed of Germantown and Meterologist John Bryant, among many others. PICTURED: Students in Mrs. Kubitz’s fifth grade class were surprised when Reed came to read Scrambled Eggs Super by Dr. Seuss.

Focus on Literacy

Literacy was the focus at Bailey Station Elementary during the week of Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Teachers extended invitations to a variety of mystery readers. Guests included Baltimore Ravens and Pro Bowl Team football player Morgan Cox, Miss Collierville Amber Reed of Germantown and Meterologist John Bryant, among many others. PICTURED: Students in Mrs. Kubitzís fifth […]

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