Archive | June, 2018

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Boyd Comes to Town

While in Shelby County on his 95 county bus tour, Randy Boyd, Republican candidate for Governor, announced his plan and top three priorities to keep students and teachers safe in Tennessee’s public schools. “As a gun owner and lifetime member of the NRA, I strongly support the Second Amendment, which is the constitutional right of […]

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Milk Dessert Bar to open Friday

There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony this Friday for Milk Dessert Bar at 1789 Kirby Parkway, Suite 10. The event will feature complimentary desserts and a ribbon cutting ceremony. Milk Dessert Bar features items such as: ice cream, edible cookie dough, a cereal bar, cakes and cookies, and more. The overall theme is “classic […]

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New restaurant to open on town square

Business owner Watty Brooks Hall has announced the new tenant that will be going into the vacant space on 120 E. Mulberry Street. Raven & Lily, a southern eclectic bistro, will be occupying the space, which was previously Brooks Pharm2Fork, by August 2018. “I am so excited to announce Raven & Lily Restaurant as our […]

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City approves new ‘pop-up’ entertainment project

Local families will now have a new entertainment option during the weekends this summer. The Germantown Beer Board voted Monday night to approve a permit for on-premise consumption at Memphis Bar Ties, which is a new entertainment venture that will set up in the vacant Grimaldi’s space at Saddle Creek North on W. Farmington Blvd. City […]

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Board approves site plan for fitness center

Despite some concerns regarding increased street traffic along the segment of Poplar Ave. between S. Byhalia Road and Poplar View Pkwy., the Board of Mayor and Aldermen has approved the final site plan for LA Fitness. The national fitness club, which already has five locations in the Memphis metropolitan area, plans to open a gym […]

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Main Street Collierville announces Summer Concert Series lineup

Main Street Collierville has announced its Summer Concert Series lineup for its 27th year. There will be seven concerts with the following bands taking the stage at the Gazebo: Blind Mississippi Morris, Wolf River Rednecks, The Mighty Electric St. Jude Band, Junior Year, Seeing Red, Under the Radar, and Bluff City Bandits. “I am excited […]

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Commission to discuss housing development for seniors

A development for 59 single-family detached senior housing lots is being planned on nearly 15 acres just south of Bailey Station Elementary School. A professional office space is also being proposed on nearly 5 acres at the northwest corner of Poplar Ave. and Bailey Station Road. The town’s Planning Commission is scheduled to review The […]

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Briarcrest’s Shamblin named Mr. Baseball

By Bill Sorrell Motivated by a coach who told him in the 8th grade that he would not amount to anything in baseball, Connor Shamblin was named Tennessee Mr. Baseball in Division 2-AA this season. Completing his senior year at Briarcrest Christian School, Shamblin will enroll in July at the University of Alabama. “That was […]

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Art ‘friendraiser’ helps sustain adult day center

Participants at Page Robbins Adult Day Center have been busy creating pieces of artwork that will soon be for sale at the center’s annual Art from the Heart fundraiser. Friends of Page Robbins will enjoy seeing and purchasing pieces of art that the clients have created. There are paintings in water color, acrylics and tempera; […]

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David Tillner (left) is congratulated by Judge Craig Hall Monday night after being named the town's new chief of police.

Tillner named new police chief

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously voted Monday night that David Tillner will be Collierville’s new police chief, effective July 2. A former assistant chief of administration with the Collierville Police Department, Tillner has been with the department for more than 27 years. The town has had two police chiefs in the last 40 […]

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