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MEET YOUR CANDIDATES: Four vying for 95th House Rep. District nod

Three local residents have thrown their hats into the ring to challenge current Rep. Curry Todd for the 95th House District seat in the Aug. 4 Federal and State Primary and Shelby County General Election. The four nominees, all Republican, were recently asked to complete a brief questionnaire to help inform voters of their respective […]

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Chamber hosts ribbon cutting for Principle Toyota

The Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting to welcome new chamber member Principle Toyota, located at 7370 Winchester Road in Memphis. At Principle Toyota, their goal is to make your next car-buying experience a positive one by helping you every step of the way. For more information, go to www.Principletoyota.com. In the […]

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Germantown Police Reports

July 15 • A victim received a counterfeit money order as payment in a scam. The complaint originated on the 1900 block of Spring Hollow Lane at 1:35 p.m. • Entry was made into a vehicle but nothing was taken on the 1800 block of Exeter Road at 2:51 p.m. • Entry was made into […]

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Classroom Crashers

The Classroom Crashers Team have been doing complete makeover of classrooms within the Germantown Municipal School District. A group of teachers, parents, students and administrators spent weeks replacing floors, painting, building furniture and designing 21st century classrooms. One group even volunteered hours of their time to catalog over 2,200 books in a digital program. Included […]

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Germantown receives two substantial grants from TDOT

The City of Germantown has been awarded two significant grants from the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT). The first, TDOT Transportation Alternatives grant in the amount of $588,501, will close a significant gap in the Germantown Greenway trail system and provide users a seamless route westward and eastward. Once complete, the Germantown Greenway Neshoba Trail […]

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PokéMANIA at Shelby Farms

An estimated 1,400 visitors streamed onto Shelby Farms grounds Sunday to enjoy the day and capture collectible digital creatures. The crowds were playing Pokémon Go, a location-based game people can play on their smartphones. The game debuted this month and has caught on like wildfire. Organizers said the park has plenty of rare Pokémon for […]

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Daughter works to carry on father’s legacy

When you step inside the front door of the Collierville Funeral Home, Carla Swindoll sits at a large desk to your left. And a portrait of her father, T. Carl Rutledge, is to your right. “I just love looking at his picture every day,” Swindoll said. “He makes me smile.” Swindoll works as a receptionist […]

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Germantown therapy practice first to offer sensory gym

Janna Hacker & Associates recently moved into a larger 4,300-square-foot office space in Germantown, where they offer a comprehensive list of therapy services as well as a state-of-the-art sensory gym. The practice’s new location at 3180 Professional Plaza, Suite 101, offers speech-language therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, social therapy, applied behavior analysis therapy, preschool language […]

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Germantown Police Reports

July 8 Crimes • Electronics and firearms were stolen from 2 apartments in the 7000 block of Ivy Leaf Drive at 12 p.m. • Stolen debit card account information was used to make fraudulent purchases in another jurisdiction at 4:48 p.m. The complaint originated from the 1800 block of Hunters Creek Drive. • Stolen credit […]

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MEET YOUR CANDIDATES: Republican candidates for 8th Congressional District

On Friday, local voters began to narrow down the lengthy list of candidates contending for Rep. Stephen Fincher’s District 8 congressional seat as early voting opened for primary candidates. The 21 satellite early voting locations across Shelby County opened on July 15. Linda Phillips, administrator of elections for the Shelby County Election Commission, said all […]

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