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Germantown works to help fund Veterans Home

With more than 3,500 estimated U.S. veterans currently living in Germantown, city officials are making sure that those who served their country are afforded the benefits they deserve. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen recently approved a $50,000 “matching grant” to fund the future West Tennessee Veterans Home. The donation is contingent on Germantown residents […]

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‘Catch’ A Show

The Collierville High School Fine Arts Department will present Catch Me If You Can: The Musical from April 5-8 at the Draco Playhouse. Show times are 7 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. For more information, email cluter@colliervilleschools.org or lsalter@colliervilleschools.org. PICTURED: First row, from left, are Teyah Young, Carol-Ann Land, […]

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Metal roof planned for gazebo on Town Square

The centerpiece of Collierville’s Historic Town Square could soon get a new look. The town’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen will vote Monday night to approve a $14,827 construction contract to replace the cedar shingle roof on the 23-year-old Town Square Gazebo with a new, more durable metal roof. Roof replacement is the last phase […]

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Rees’ walk-off gives Collierville victory over Montgomery Central

It came down to the wire on Saturday, with Collierville (11-1) taking victory on a dramatic walk-off single in the late innings that sealed their victory over Montgomery Central. The game was tied at 12 with Collierville batting in the bottom of the seventh when Carson Rees singled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run. […]

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Family owned hardware store sticks to roots, takes pride in service

Germantown Hardware and Paint has been open for less than two decades but the store’s owners continue to take a long-established approach to business by concentrating on top of the line products and hands-on customer service. “We focus on having everything that a true hardware store should have,” said owner Justin Wagner, “and more.” The […]

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Town will be reimbursed for two new traffic signals near school

The town is preparing to install traffic signals at two intersections near the future Collierville High School. Traffic signals will be installed at the intersection of Shelby Drive and Sycamore Road and the intersection of Byhalia Road and Shelby Drive. On Tuesday, the Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen was scheduled to award two construction […]

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Dragons sneak by Saints 1-0 to open season

The Collierville High School baseball team had to battle through extra innings in order to get the first win of the 2018 campaign. The Dragons were able to sneak by the Briarcrest Saints 1-0 after plating a run in the top of the 11th inning. Carson Rees sliced a double down the right field line […]

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Gail’s Pizza Parties

The Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting for Gail’s Pizza Parties in Germantown. Gail’s award-winning pizza claimed the top prize on Food Network’s “Ultimate Recipe Showdown.” She creates personal pizza parties in your home. For more information, go to gailspizzaparties.com. PICTURED: From left, holding scissors is owner Gail Churintez and Janie […]

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Jobless rates in Collierville, Germantown still among lowest in state

Jobless rates in Collierville and Germantown mirrored each other to kick off the new year. Unemployment estimates released last week by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development indicate that both municipalities had a jobless rate of 2.8 percent in January. Only six other cities in the state had lower rates, including Franklin, Murfreesboro […]

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Town’s department heads told to cut budgets by 10 percent

Following a Board of Mayor and Aldermen budget work session last Thursday, all town of Collierville department heads were sent an email summons to meet with Town Administrator James Lewellen the next morning. That is all the email said. Early Friday, the leaders of each town department filed into a conference room to await Lewellen’s […]

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