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American Paper Optics works 24/7 to make safe solar eclipse glasses for the world

The countdown to the 2017 solar eclipse over America is ticking louder and louder as the date of Aug. 21 approaches. One local business had a long-range vision that began more than two years ago, because its leaders knew how big of a deal the eclipse would be. As a result, American Paper Optics was […]

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School leaders address district’s goals, new high school

Leaders within Collierville’s 3-year-old school district are no longer content with being one of the best education systems in the region. They’ve set their sights on something much more ambitious. “What if we were known for being the best school system in the entire nation,” said Glen Herald, Collierville Chamber of Commerce Board of Director […]

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New residents given OK to house horse

Some new Collierville residents got a glimpse of the town’s hospitality Monday night. Texas transplants Wendy and Roger Efraimsen were recently given permission to keep a horse on their property on Planters Trace Lane, between Highway 385 and E. Shelby Drive. Collierville does allow residents to keep horses if they get the endorsement from all […]

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Collierville neighborhoods take stand against crime

On Aug. 1, numerous Collierville residents turned on their porch lights and spent time outside with their neighbors as members of the Collierville Police Department, Board and Town Administration stopped by to visit during National Night Out. Neighborhood gatherings ranged from potlucks to food trucks with plenty of yard games and kids activities in between. […]

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Houston vs Bartlett 7on7- Houston rallies around the playbook

Collierville, Houston to join eight other schools in annual football jamboree

On behalf of Millington Central High School, residents of Collierville, Arlington, Bartlett, Germantown and Fayette County are welcome to the new-look Flag City. When MCHS hosts the Shelby County Football Jamboree Aug. 11 at Mooney Bosewell Field, guests are invited to enjoy the new shops and eateries of Millington. But first thing first, it will […]

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238-lot development planned near Collierville

The city’s Planning Commission was scheduled to vote on the creation of a large residential development in southeast Germantown Tuesday night during their regularly scheduled meeting. Goodwin Farms is planned on 99 acres near the Collierville municipal line on the north side of Winchester Road, around 1,000 feet east of Crestwyn Drive. The development, which […]

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Collierville to be included in national health survey

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced this week that Shelby County, including Collierville, has been chosen to take part in a national health survey. The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey will be conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics, a division of the CDC. The National Center for Health Statistics sent […]

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Meeting a Master Chef

Fifteen-year-old Logan Guleff hosted a book signing last week at Bazaar on 88 N. Main Street. He is a television personality, cookbook author and owner of Logan’s Underground Supper Club. In 2014, he became the winner of the second season of the American reality cooking competition MasterChef Junior. Guleff is listed in Time Magazine’s “30 […]

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Track Star

Briarcrest’s rising sophomore Landon Wright recently competed in the AAU Junior Olympic National Championships. In his first year ever to compete in the event, he finished second in the nation in the 400 meter hurdles. His time for this event hit the number one mark in the nation for a freshman. Wright was an integral […]

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Senior center will open in September

Progress is well underway at what will soon be the Linda Kerley Senior Center. The Quonset style building at 176 College Street previously housed the College Street Recreation Center. The gym inside the center will stay as is, said Collierville General Service Director Derek Honeycutt. However, the front of the building is being renovated to […]

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