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Landers Auto announces naming rights for CHS Sports Complex

Collierville High School officially announced today that Landers Auto Group will have the naming rights of the school’s new Sports Complex, the overarching facility where all athletic fields will be located. The facility will be known as Landers SportsPlex. The naming rights are part of a 10-year agreement to support the school. In return, the […]

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Collierville Sidewalk Sale

The Collierville Chamber of Commerce co-hosted the bi-annual Fall Sidewalk Sale on Sept. 14-16. Participating shops throughout Collierville offered bargains galore during the three-day event. Several shops around the town’s Historic Town Square participated this year, including Dee Larue Designs, Jack Anna Beanstalk, Brooks Museum and the Bible Museum. MIDDLE: Jane Puckett and Deb Walters […]

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Shakespeare on The Square

Members of the Tennessee Shakespeare Company performed The Two Gentlemen of Verona on Friday night at the Train Depot on Collierville’s Historic Town Square. The group will be traveling the county all month to 11 different venues to celebrate its eleventh season. The free Shakespeare Shout-Out Series will commence on Sept. 29 at the Benjamin […]

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Houston scores big in second half

The Houston Mustangs held a 14-7 lead at halftime but really turned on the afterburners in the third quarter to beat Bartlett 40-14 on the road Friday night. Houston poured in 19 points to open the second half and improved to 4-1 on the season. The Mustangs held Bartlett to 14 first downs and just […]

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New hotel scheduled north of Carriage Crossing

A new 85-room Holiday Inn Express is scheduled for construction just north of Carriage Crossing. The Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen is scheduled to vote on the 51,448-square-foot preliminary site plan next Monday during its regularly scheduled semi-monthly meeting. The property is east of the Fairfield Inn that is currently under construction. The proposed […]

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Collierville sophomore quarterback Riley Basham scrambles for yardage Friday night against Cordova. Photo by Roger Cotton

Dragons struggle to find offense in Cordova loss

While Collierville’s defense held Cordova to negative rushing yards last week it’s offense wasn’t as successful. The Dragons failed to score Friday night at home and eventually fell to the Wolves 19-0. Collierville used a 7-man squad in the run game and gained 121 yards on the ground. Peyton Murphy paced the Dragons with 16 […]

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Gryphons pick up big win

The St. George’s Gryphons held off ECS by a count of 24-21 in last Friday’s league outing. With the win, St. George’s upgrades its record to 2-2 on the season. St. George’s held a 21-7 lead at halftime but the Eagles scored two unanswered touchdowns in the third quarter. St. George’s held on to win […]

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Collierville recycling program feeling pressure from international policies

Recycling programs all across the United States are starting to feel the impact of China’s new waste import restriction policy. Implemented in January of 2018, the policy prohibits the import of certain solid wastes into their country – including mixed paper and mixed plastics. China also began a new contamination standard applicable to recyclable imports […]

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Devils dominate Dragons on the road

BY BILL SORRELL PHOTOS BY ROGER COTTON After the Collierville-Germantown football game Friday, both coaches were wearing caps with the letter G. Collierville head coach Mike O’Neill was thinking about his next game and Germantown head coach Chris Smith was savoring a 42-2 victory in Collierville. O’Neill was going to Green Bay to see one […]

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Downtown district to undergo street scape project

Some call it a facelift, others call it an improvement project, one sure thing is that the Collierville Center Connect project will soon go from vision to reality. This streetscape improvement project, partially funded by the Tennessee Department of Transportation, is the result of years of long-range planning. Center Connect is a two-phase streetscape improvement […]

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