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Town planner offers glimpse into work required to accommodate, create growth

Commercial and residential growth in Collierville has bounced back since the recession of 2008. Just last year, the town saw the proposal of more than 500,000 square feet of new non-residential developments and 150 new single family houses. The fingerprints of eight-year Town Planner Jaime Groce, as well as those of his colleagues in the […]

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Residential subdivision considered for Collierville’s Historic District

By Graham Sweeney The Independent A 12-lot residential subdivision is being considered on more than 5 acres in Collierville’s Historic District. The town’s Historic District Commission is scheduled to discuss Thursday night whether to grant a “certificate of appropriateness” for a multi-lot subdivision on two jigsaw shaped parcels of land on the east side of […]

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Beer permit approved for Germantown movie theater

By Graham Sweeney Editor The Germantown Beer Board has approved a permit for Malco Theatres Inc. to sell beer for on-premise consumption at the Forest Hill Cinema 8. Board members voted 4-1 in favor of the permit, with Dean Massey dissenting. Larry Etter, senior vice president of Malco Theatres, told the board he hopes to […]

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Town OKs Landers Ford expansion

Landers Ford in Collierville has been given the green light to expand its site for more inventory display. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved a conditional use permit for expansion at the dealership during their regularly scheduled meeting. The existing dealership, located at the busy corner of W. Poplar Ave. and S. Houston Levee […]

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The Collierville Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting last week for Faded Cuts for Men at 348 New Byhalia Road, No. 9. For more information, call (901) 288-3274. PICTURED: Nikki Yancey, Cory Yancey, Brittiny Street, Cheri Tillner, Liz Deely, Melinda Street and Danny Street.

Ribbon Cutting held for Faded Cuts

The Collierville Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting last week for Faded Cuts for Men at 348 New Byhalia Road, No. 9. For more information, call (901) 288-3274. PICTURED: Nikki Yancey, Cory Yancey, Brittiny Street, Cheri Tillner, Liz Deely, Melinda Street and Danny Street.

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Town exceeds 1,000 home sales for fourth consecutive year

Home sales for 2016 have been tallied and Collierville finished the year strong, with 1,197 sales recorded by the Memphis Area Association of Realtors. Numbers released last week indicate that the town saw a three tenths of a percent increase in sales over 2015, when 1,193 sales were reported. This is the fourth consecutive year […]

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Richard Clark finally decided to open Buttercups Cupcakes in Carriage Crossing after hearing friends, family and catering clients praise his sweet treats over the years.

New Collierville bakery aims to elevate the cupcake

By Graham Sweeney The Independent After nearly a decade of creating culinary treats for friends and family, self taught baker and Memphis native Richard Clark decided to offer his talents to the public by opening Buttercups Cupcakes in Collierville’s Carriage Crossing. “It all started with the inspiration of a Gray KitchenAid Mixer that was given […]

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Business of the Month

The Collierville Town Beautiful Commission has named Collierville Funeral Home at 534 W. Poplar Ave. the Business of the Month for April 2014. ABOVE: From left are Jeff Brandon, Collierville Town Beautiful Commission member, Corey Hague, general manager of Collierville Funeral Home, Tharen Haley, location manager for Collierville Funeral Home, Linda Gilmer, receptionist for Collierville […]

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Mercedes-Benz dealership opens doors in Collierville

Mercedes-Benz of Collierville officially opened its doors earlier this week at 4651 S. Houston Levee Road. Owned and operated by Trudy Higginbotham-Moody of Jackson, Miss., in partnership with her father, Dennis Higginbotham of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., the dealership is the third in the Higginbotham family of dealerships, following Mercedes-Benz showrooms in Jackson, Miss., and […]

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‘Tough’ weather results in home sales dip

Collierville was one of three Shelby County municipalities to experience a dip in home sales last month. According to data from the Memphis Area Association of Realtors, 54 Collierville houses were sold in February for a median sales price of $303,750, the highest in the county. The town saw a 5-percent drop in sales compared […]

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