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Mayoral candidates tackle business growth, sewer woes, PILOTs

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of articles from the April 5 debate between four of the five Shelby County mayoral candidates. They spoke on key issues at a Ducks Unlimited gathering in Memphis. Local chambers of commerce provided the questions. Shelby County’s mayoral candidates include Sen. Lee Harris and former Commissioner […]

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Mustangs best Bearden

Three days after beating rival Collierville 1-0 on the road the Houston Mustangs kept their winning streak alive by besting Bearden 2-1. The win puts Houston’s record at 7-1-1 on the season, with the lone loss against Greenville (10-2) earlier this month. The Mustangs will play at Germantown Friday night. PICTURED: Houston’s Stefano Della Rosa puts […]

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Seals drives in five in win over West Point

Pierre Seals wasted no opportunities at the plate on Friday, driving in five on two hits to lead the Houston Mustangs past West Point 11-4. Seals drove in runners on a home run in the fifth and another in the seventh. The Mustangs earned the victory despite allowing West Point to score four runs in […]

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Palazzolo launches campaign for re-election

Mayor Mike Palazzolo released a statement on Tuesday announcing that he will formally launch his campaign to seek re-election for Germantown’s top office. Palazzolo revealed that there will be a “kick-off reception” on Saturday at the Germantown Charity Horse Show Grounds to initiate his campaign for a second term as mayor. “With a second term […]

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Houston downs Dragons one day after shutout

One day after being picked apart by Collierville to the tune of 17-0 at Bill Avant Field the Houston Mustangs flipped a switch and beat the Dragons 5-1 on the road Thursday afternoon. Collierville catcher Riley Davis put on a show Wednesday, going 4-4 with four RBIs, including a double and home run. Evan Chatlosh, […]

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Mayoral candidates debate fair representation, workforce development

Four of the five Shelby County mayoral candidates contrasted their views on key issues Thursday, April 5, at a Ducks Unlimited gathering in Memphis. Local chambers of commerce provided the questions. Only the first two questions are listed below. See next week’s issue for additional questions and responses. The candidates include Sen. Lee Harris and […]

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Resolution will prevent future attempts to realign Germantown Road

The city’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen brought some finality to previous efforts to realign Germantown Road through Germantown’s Central Business District. Board members unanimously approved a resolution on Monday night that will prevent future attempts to shuffle the road. The ordinance also blocks future efforts to extend Forest Hill-Irene Road north of Wolf River […]

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Germantown Police Reports

March 23 Crimes • A vehicle was stolen from a residence in the 1800 block of Allenby Road at 9:23 a.m. • Two suspects stole cell phones from a business at 7564 Poplar Ave. at 12:31 p.m. • An employee was arrested for stealing merchandise from a business at 9235 Poplar Ave. at 1:39 p.m. […]

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City Active With Eggcellent Events

Germantown was bustling with ‘eggcellent’ Easter events last week. Children enjoyed the city’s After-Dark Easter Egg Hunt at the Cameron Brown Baseball Fields. Eggs were filled with candy and prizes were awarded. Children from infants to 8 years old participated in the Easter Eggstravaganza at Cameron Brown Park. Little ones enjoyed a free petting zoo, […]

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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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