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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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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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