Archive | May, 2018

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23 percent increase expected for vehicle registration fees

Collierville’s vehicle registration fees are soon expected to go up nearly $10. The town’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen was scheduled to vote on the fee increase during Tuesday night’s monthly meeting. Every Collierville resident who owns a car must register the vehicle with the Shelby County Clerk and pays an annual registration fee to […]

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Animal Shelter gets fresh coat of paint

As part of National Painting Week, 15 associates surrounding Memphis Sherwin-Williams stores joined volunteers from Collierville to paint the Collierville Animal Shelter. Along with donating more than 10 gallons of paint, Sherwin-Williams donated the supplies needed to refresh the dog kennel, bathrooms, washrooms and more last Wednesday. Sherwin-Williams National Painting Week is from May 25-June […]

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Collierville wins big at Theatre Awards

Saturday night at the Orpheum Theatre the Draco Playhouse production of Catch Me If You Can won six awards at the annual High School Musical Theatre Awards. That was the most awarded to any school this year. There were 29 schools from three states competing this year. Awards were: Outstanding Overall Production Outstanding Dance Execution Outstanding Set […]

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Collierville High School – Class of 2018

Luke Adams, Lauren Adkins, Huston Akins, Jacob Anaya, Adrian Anderson, Alexandra Anderson, Kennedy Anderson, Keyveon Anderson, Tayler Anderson, Analeese Anthamatten, Luke Anthony, Hope Applebaum, Eric Arbeiter, Casey Arena, Macy Ashmore, Arjun Athian, Roman Austin, Nima Babajani, Allison Bachor, McKenzie Bagwell, Adele Baker, Kaytlin Baker, Reagan Ballard, Grace Bardes, Jacob Barker, Noah Barnes, Emma Barnett, Brianna […]

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Class of 2018 earns record breaking $37.9 million in scholarships

The Collierville High School Class of 2018, which graduated last week, is leaving some large shoes to fill. The senior class surpassed all previous records by earning more than $37.9 million in overall scholarships. Twenty three of the seniors have also been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship program, with nine finalists, two semifinalists and […]

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Dragons celebrate on the field after beating Bartlett to go to state

Dragons avenge regular season loss on way to state

By Bill Sorrell Carson Rees got what he expected in Collierville’s 2-0 Sub-State victory over Bartlett on Friday: One, the money. Two, the show. Three, to get ready. Four, to go. Collierville senior pitcher Tyler Sherman and Bartlett junior pitcher Chris Braswell were both money for their teams as both showed up with their top […]

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Twenty cent property tax increase approved on first reading

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted to raise the town’s property tax rate by 20 cents. Board members approved the rate on first reading Monday night during their regularly scheduled semi-monthly meeting. If passed on third and final reading the rate will be $1.83 per $100 of assessed value. Two losses in revenue caused […]

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Collierville residents encouraged to host Cop Stops

Communities around the nation are honoring police officers during National Police Week May 13-19, 2018 with memorial ceremonies and shows of support. National Police Week originated from Peace Officers Memorial Day on May 15, 1962 with a proclamation signed by President John F. Kennedy as a national observance that pays tribute to the local, state, […]

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Collierville ranked 11th best public high school in state

Collierville has been ranked the 11th best public high school in Tennessee by U.S. News. The “Best High Schools” rankings identify the country’s top-performing public high schools. The goal is to provide a clear, unbiased picture of how well public schools serve all of their students – from the highest to lowest achieving – in preparing […]

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Fair on the Square

Collierville’s annual Fair on the Square was held on Saturday and Sunday on the town’s Historic Town Square. The fundraising charitable event has raised funds for hundreds of projects benefiting the Collierville community. The Fair was first held in 1976, celebrating the nation’s Bicentennial. The Twentieth Century Club has coordinated and sponsored this popular tradition, […]

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