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Dragons celebrate on the field after beating Bartlett to go to state

Dragons avenge regular season loss on way to state

By Bill Sorrell Carson Rees got what he expected in Collierville’s 2-0 Sub-State victory over Bartlett on Friday: One, the money. Two, the show. Three, to get ready. Four, to go. Collierville senior pitcher Tyler Sherman and Bartlett junior pitcher Chris Braswell were both money for their teams as both showed up with their top […]

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Twenty cent property tax increase approved on first reading

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted to raise the town’s property tax rate by 20 cents. Board members approved the rate on first reading Monday night during their regularly scheduled semi-monthly meeting. If passed on third and final reading the rate will be $1.83 per $100 of assessed value. Two losses in revenue caused […]

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Collierville residents encouraged to host Cop Stops

Communities around the nation are honoring police officers during National Police Week May 13-19, 2018 with memorial ceremonies and shows of support. National Police Week originated from Peace Officers Memorial Day on May 15, 1962 with a proclamation signed by President John F. Kennedy as a national observance that pays tribute to the local, state, […]

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Collierville ranked 11th best public high school in state

Collierville has been ranked the 11th best public high school in Tennessee by U.S. News. The “Best High Schools” rankings identify the country’s top-performing public high schools. The goal is to provide a clear, unbiased picture of how well public schools serve all of their students – from the highest to lowest achieving – in preparing […]

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Fair on the Square

Collierville’s annual Fair on the Square was held on Saturday and Sunday on the town’s Historic Town Square. The fundraising charitable event has raised funds for hundreds of projects benefiting the Collierville community. The Fair was first held in 1976, celebrating the nation’s Bicentennial. The Twentieth Century Club has coordinated and sponsored this popular tradition, […]

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Concerned residents address school board about suspended teacher

A concerned group of parents questioned the transparency of the city’s school district Monday night during the Germantown Board of Education Meeting. Parents said the unease stems from the recent suspension of a Houston High School teacher and the resignation of former principal Kyle Cherry. Last month, William Rayburn, a choir teacher at Houston, was […]

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Higher Planes

PICTURED: From left are Bobby Smith, Steve Blaser, Kathleen Banks, John Winchell and Bob Moore. Not pictured are Pastor Dane Wood and Mike Willis. A group of local men is ramping up efforts to provide assistance to those in need throughout the Mid-South. Several years ago, members of Collierville United Methodist Church began taking annual […]

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New guides available for town’s Greenbelt system

Tired of being hunkered down all winter? With the Spring sun and temps starting to warm things up, Collierville’s greenbelt trails are the perfect place to shake off the winter blahs. For decades the Town of Collierville has been creating public spaces that inspire and enrich lives. A major part of Collierville’s green infrastructure are […]

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Dragons dominate Kirby

The Collierville Dragons defeated Kirby 15-0 on Saturday, as two pitchers teamed up to throw a no-hitter. John Gibbs induced a fly out to get the last out of the game. Collierville secured the victory thanks to eight runs in the fourth inning. Dragon batters contributing to the big inning included Fielding Belk, Gibbs, Alec […]

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Lacrosse Senior Night

The Collierville varsity lacrosse team hosted Bartlett on Friday at Johnson Park. It was Senior Night and four CHS players were honored. The Lady Dragons were first in the Region, going 12-2 for the regular season. The playoffs begin on May 4. PICTURED: From left are Shayna Ryan, who will play lacrosse at Lee University […]

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