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Traffic light gets green light this spring

The highly anticipated traffic signal at Collierville-Arlington and Poplar Ave. is being installed and is expected to be functioning at the end of April. Construction crews have been making improvements to the driveways/aprons of the businesses at that intersection. Then the steel poles will be installed on the corners of the intersection as the anchors […]

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Building on Historic Square could get face lift

A building on the north side of the town’s Historic Square could soon get a new look. On Thursday, the town’s Historic District Commission will discuss several exterior alterations to 118 East Mulberry Street, which previously housed Town Square Antique Mall. Property owner Hank Wright has requested a Certificate of Appropriateness for façade modifications to […]

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Residential subdivision approved east of Town Square

The Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen has approved an 12-lot residential subdivision on 4.55 acres on the south side of Washington Street east of Mt. Pleasant Road. Board members unanimously approved the Washington Grove subdivision Monday night during their regularly scheduled meeting. Each of the lots will have houses oriented toward Washington Street. The […]

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Town’s ambitious high school well on its way to completion

Despite its massive scale and ambition, Collierville’s new state-of-the-art high school is still on pace for an August completion. Collierville Schools Chief of Operations Mike Simpson frequents the $94 million construction site at the corner of E. Shelby Drive and Sycamore Road three to four times a week. Previously with Shelby County Schools, Simpson has […]

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Collierville Schools Trivia Night

Teachers and faculty from Collierville’s eight schools caught Disco Fever last Thursday during the Collierville Education Foundation’s 70s-themed Trivia Night at Incarnation Church. The event featured trivia questions from Jim Jaggers, drawings, dinner and more. CEF supports the schools by providing grants directly to teachers for educational tools not covered by the school district. With […]

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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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National Merit Finalists

Nine Collierville High School seniors have been named as finalists for the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Competition. PICTURED: Nicholas Hayes, Yumin Lee, Richard Li, Michael Linder, Kaitlyn Linney, Akaash Padmanabha, Jefferson Wang, Maia Woodard and Jeffrey Yu.

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Sidewalk to Houston High will remain open to public

A request from a Collierville Homeowner’s Association to privatize a sidewalk connecting the Dogwood Gardens neighborhood to Houston High School has been denied by the town’s Planning Commission. The 88-lot single family residential neighborhood was created in 1996 and borders Germantown’s high school to the east. Commissioners said legal concerns prevented them from making the […]

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Collierville Board struggles with loss of revenue in effort to balance town’s budget

With trends in the national and local economy steadily inching positive one might wonder how and why the town could be losing revenue. In fact, when it comes to economic vitality Collierville has quite a bit to feel good about. Collierville is the proud owner of one of the most stimulated housing markets in the […]

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Fat Tuesday Fundraiser

The FedEx Wives’ Association recently held a Fat Tuesday Fundraiser at the Quonset in Collierville. It was a very successful auction with almost 200 items sold. All proceeds for the evening will be divided between their two charities, Ronald McDonald House and FedEx Family House. The next fundraiser will be a Charity Garage Sale on […]

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