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Local restaurant patrons, owner plan week of fundraising for friend

A group of local residents known as the Trophy Room Crew have come together to raise funds for a Collierville family in its time of need. Lynn Mitchell, a frequent guest at Tony’s Trophy Room on Poplar Ave., was recently diagnosed with cancer. When word got out about his diagnosis, several of the establishment’s fellow […]

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Collierville dance teams shine at national competition in Orlando

Collierville High School and Collierville Middle School’s dance teams recently attended Universal Dance Association’s 2018 National Dance Team Championship hosted Feb. 3 and 4 in Orlando, Fla., where they took home high honors for their pom and hip-hop routines. The CMS team was crowned the national junior high champ in both the hip-hop and pom […]

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Houston squeaks out second win over Collierville

Houston’s Destinee Wells drives around Collierville’s Alexis Taylor. Photo by BigKPhotos.Com The Houston girls varsity basketball extended its win streak to 11 by narrowly beating Collierville 58-55 on Friday night at home. The Lady Mustangs, who haven’t lost a game since December, were down 32-29 at halftime. However, a 15-7 run in the third quarter […]

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Gryphons Landed: Big TRA fourth quarter dooms St. George’s season

The St. George’s Gryphons vs. Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels rivalry spreads years in various sports. But the epicenter of the schools’ competition appears to boys’ basketball. Since 2008 the institutions have traded turns eliminating the other. The latest chapter in the story rivalry came Monday night on the campus of St. George’s when the Rebels made […]

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Nelson named 2017 Collierville Chamber Person of the Year

The Collierville Chamber hosted their annual “Casino Royale” Awards Gala on Feb. 10 with attendance of more than 230 business leaders and local officials eager to honor those that have made significant contributions to enhance the quality of life in Collierville. Presented for the second year in a row by Pickler Companies, this glittering event […]

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Barbecue business booming at One & Only

Four decades of operating restaurants and cafes across the country may have prepared Memphis native Alan Katzen for his most recent venture but a friendly card game is what prompted him to raise the stakes and buy his own barbecue business. The former vice president of operations for Seattle’s Best Coffee was playing a poker […]

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Teens face charges for kidnapping, robbing Collierville man

Four teenagers, including two 15-year old suspects, are in custody and have been charged with abducting and robbing a Collierville man outside of a Memphis nightclub early Saturday morning. Just after 3 a.m. on Jan. 27, a man was robbed as he left a nightclub on Highland Street, according to reports from the Collierville Police […]

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National fitness club plans to open in Collierville

LA Fitness has targeted Collierville as the next municipality for expansion in Shelby County. The national fitness club, which already has five locations in the Memphis metropolitan area, plans to open another gym at 1048 W. Poplar Ave., west of Chick-fil-a and east of Firestone Auto Care. On Thursday, the town’s Planning Commission will consider […]

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Show off your Valentine in our February 14th edition

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Houston Levee Market to include two new restaurants

A retail center at the southwest corner of Winchester and Houston Levee roads has been approved by the town’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen. The 11,312-square-foot building will include a Salsarita’s restaurant and a Pimentos Kitchen & Market. Board members unanimously approved the final site plan for Houston Levee Market Monday night during their regularly […]

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