Archive | March, 2015

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CERT classes being offered in Germantown

Adults of all abilities and specialties are invited to participate in upcoming Germantown Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) sessions. When emergencies happen, CERT members can assist others in their neighborhood or workplace when professional responders are not immediately available to help. This free 20-hour course covers disaster preparedness, fire suppression, basic medical operations, light search […]

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GPD looking for fraud suspects

Germantown Police are looking for help in identifying two theft and fraud suspects. A victim recently reported that her credit cards were stolen from her purse while visiting Panera Bread in Germantown. A short time later, two female suspects were captured on video at another area business using the victim’s stolen credit cards. Anyone with […]

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Ribbon Cutting

  The Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting for Pro Martial Arts at 2075 Exeter Rd., Suite 30 in Germantown. Owner, Brenda Gipson (with scissors) and Director of Ops, Laura Cusamono (to Gipson’s right) participated in the ribbon cutting as chamber Ambassadors and Board members gathered around them. “What sets PRO […]

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Germantown falls in tournament

The Germantown varsity baseball team participated in the Jim Painter Memorial Tournament over the weekend in Columbia, Tenn. where they lost two games to Spring Hill (5-1). The Red Devils lost 12-2 and 9-5 and fell to 2-4 on the season. Chris Howell and Ryan Horne pitched for Germantown. Germantown will play at Bartlett on […]

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Briarcrest bests Jacksonville 7-1

The Briarcrest Saints baseball team improved to 4-2 on the season Saturday by beating Jacksonville 7-1 in the Best of the West tournament. Dresser Winn was the winning pitcher. The Saints scored all seven of their runs in the fifth inning. Briarcrest will travel to Murfreesboro this week to play Spring Hill, Trousdale County, Wilson […]

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Board approves police cameras, outdoor security cameras

The Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen has approved the purchase of three in-car video systems for the city’s police department and five additional outdoor security cameras for City Hall. The in-car video systems will be purchased for $13,785 and would “enhance the ability of the department to review probable cause of arrest, arrest procedures, […]

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City staff says water safe despite odor

After reports from residents of an unusual odor in the city’s water, Germantown Public Works Department is assuring residents that there is no health risk associated with the odor. Hydrants near each report location were opened to allow the water to flow and clear out. “Through normal use within the system, it will take several […]

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Germantown Police Reports

Feb. 20 Crimes • Personal information was used to file a fraudulent tax return on the 7800 block of Cloverbrook Lane at 11:10 a.m. • A wallet was stolen on the 7200 block of Wolf River Blvd. at 2:21 p.m. • A truck was stolen on the 1800 block of Poplar Woods Circle West at […]

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Winter weather puts chill on local blood donations

The community’s blood supply is critically low on all blood types. During lulls between severe winter weather days, local blood collection agencies are urging all eligible blood and platelet donors to make an appointment to donate. The blood supply needs replenishment. All blood types are needed but particularly O-negative, A-negative and B-negative. Platelets have a […]

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Guitarist Jesse Cook has been named to GPAC’s 2015-16 lineup.

GPAC announces 2015-16 season

Currently enjoying the 20th anniversary season, Germantown Performing Arts Center is celebrating a year of sold-out performances, a dedicated group of subscribers and an overwhelming number of new contributors. GPAC has announced the 2015-16 season of performances to be held in the Duncan-Williams Performance Hall. The American Music Series kicks off the season with Belinda […]

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