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School district plans to help fund new athletic field

The Germantown Municipal School District will potentially give $125,000 toward the Houston High School Athletics and Arts Foundation to fund the implementation of a turf football field on campus. The School Board will vote Monday nigh to match a donation given by the City of Germantown toward the project that should be finished by the […]

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Shelby County Fire Department investigating July 4 Cordova house fire

Staff Reports Shelby County firefighters are investigating whether fireworks are to blame for a Cordova house fire late Saturday night. Near midnight on the night of July 4, reports of a home on fire in the 8900 block of River Pine in Cordova began arriving in the fire alarm office of the Shelby County Fire […]

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How new state laws will effect local municipalities

The State of Tennessee passed 181 new laws, including abortion regulations and increased cigarette costs, that went into effect July 1. One of the abortion laws, Bill SB1222, “implements a 48-hour waiting period on procuring an abortion.” Planned Parenthood CEO Ashley Coffield found the law to be problematic. “It can delay an abortion to later […]

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Germantown gas station clerk robbed at knifepoint

At approximately 2:24 p.m. on July 6, a gas station clerk at the Shell service station at 7616 Poplar Ave. in Germantown was robbed at knifepoint. The suspect allegedly threatened the clerk with a large knife and took an undetermined amount of cash from the register. The suspect was described as a black male, at […]

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Germantown Police Reports

June 26 Crimes • A door was intentionally damaged on the 7500 block of Capital Drive at 9:49 a.m. • A victim was asked to pay a fraudulent balance. Complaint originated on the 2300 block of Forest Hill-Irene Road at 2:11 p.m. Crashes • A vehicle struck a deer at Wolf River Blvd. and Kimbrough […]

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Germantown residents sought to participate in steering committee to plan city’s future

Residents are invited to join the Germantown Forward 2030 Steering Committee at 6 p.m. on July 22 to discuss and participate in planning the city’s future. “The 30-member steering committee has worked hard to develop a vision statement that we can all embrace,” said steering committee co-chair Kevin Young. Participants at the Town Hall meeting […]

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St. Benedict renovating football field, facilities

St. Benedict at Auburndale High School has announced the resurfacing of its football field. The resurfacing is the first phase of a three-phase renovation plan to the entire football facility. In announcing the large scale project, SBA Athletic Director Caleb Marcum said, “The decision to resurface was based on the needs of a legitimate practice […]

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County’s prescription program has saved participants more than $4 million since 2010

Shelby County recently marked the fourth anniversary of its partnership with the Coast2Coast Rx program, the county’s free prescription discount card that offers savings on prescriptions and other health care services. The Coast2Coast Rx Card has now saved Shelby County residents more than $4 million. Since its launch in June 2010, nearly 14,000 participants have used […]

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$11.5 million needed for Shelby County veterans’ home

Carolyn Bahm Building a veterans’ home in northern Shelby County will require $11.5 million in local funds over the next year, organizers said at the town board’s June 25 work session. The funds are expected to come from the city as well as area businesses, churches, organizations, and individual citizens. Project organizers asked the town’s […]

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Health conscious grocery chain to open July 8 in Germantown

Mac Trammell A new grocery option focused on bringing healthy and affordable products to its customers will be making residence in Germantown next week. Sprouts Farmers Market, a relatively new grocery chain, will open a 28,700-square-foot store at 3150 Village Shops Drive on July 8. There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7 a.m. with […]

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