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Germantown Road traffic pattern to be altered by streetscape work

Streetscape work will significantly alter the traffic pattern along a small section of S. Germantown Road beginning Aug. 14 and continuing into December. Germantown Road traffic between the railroad tracks and Poplar Pike will be open to south-bound traffic only, making the section of roadway a one-way street for the duration of the project. Traffic […]

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Local teen hosts soccer clinic for underprivileged kids

Seventeen-year-old Izzy Fraire started her life long soccer journey at age three at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Germantown. Fraire and her fellow soccer teammates ran up and down the soccer field like a herd of buffalo, it was a lot of fun and the start of a lasting love for the […]

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Germantown farm named to National Register

A Germantown treasure is among three Tennessee sites to be named to the National Register of Historic Places. The Tennessee Historical Commission announced on Monday the addition of Wildwood Farms in Germantown to the National Register. The Commission also announced that Clayborn Temple in downtown Memphis will now be designated as a place of ‘national […]

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Williams commits to Indiana

Germantown High School senior standout defensive back and receiver Jaylin Williams announced last week that he has committed to Indiana University. He was previously committed to the University of Mississippi but decommitted soon after former head coach Hugh Freeze resigned from the job. Williams is currently rated the No. 1 corner back in Tennessee.

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Houston to join nine other schools in annual football jamboree

On behalf of Millington Central High School, residents of Collierville, Arlington, Bartlett, Germantown and Fayette County are welcome to the new-look Flag City. When MCHS hosts the Shelby County Football Jamboree Aug. 11 at Mooney Bosewell Field, guests are invited to enjoy the new shops and eateries of Millington. But first thing first, it will […]

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19 graduate from Leadership Germantown

The 19-member Leadership Germantown Class of 2017 has graduated. Since January, they have completed a program comprised of nine sessions and the oversized Community Chess Board Project at the Germantown Community Library, which had a ribbon cutting on June 25. Applications for the Leadership Germantown Class of 2018 are being accepted through Sept. 30. Leadership […]

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School district makes new hires

As the district heads into its fourth school year, the Germantown Municipal School District family welcomes some new members to the leadership team. Missy Abel has been named the new vice principal of Houston High School. Abel is no stranger to HHS or its teachers. She has been the curriculum coordinator for secondary education since […]

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City to issue $34 million in bonds for new school, street improvements

The city’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen has approved a resolution authorizing Germantown to issue up to $34 million in bonds to fund the construction of a new elementary school and related improvements to Forest Hill-Irene Road. The motion passed despite Aldermen John Barzizza and Dean Massey requesting that the issuance be postponed. “I think […]

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Stores soothe brides alarmed by dress company’s closure

Mid-South brides were crying over the phone to their bridal salons Friday, worried that gowns for them and their bridesmaids won’t arrive. Their tears and fears are based on last Thursday’s abrupt shutdown of Alfred Angelo, a major national retailer and manufacturer of those gowns. According to the Wall Street Journal, the company is about […]

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Inaugural football tourney offers pre-season glimpse

Twenty eight members of the Houston High School football team joined players from nearly 15 other local schools in the Eagles 7on7 Tournament last week. Hosted by St. Benedict at Auburndale High School in Cordova, the double elimination tournament featured 28 games over a two-day span. Each game was 30 minutes long and pitted seven […]

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