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Looking toward future development Germantown Chamber makes new hires

The Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed some new faces. In anticipation of taking a greater role in Germantown’s economic development, Executive Director Janie Day recently made some staff changes within the Chamber. “A partnership with the city has brought the Chamber some great opportunities to become more involved with economic development,” said Day, […]

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Board to consider rezoning 135 acres

The Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen will consider an ordinance next week that would rezone slightly more than 135 acres in southeast Collierville for future development. Board members will vote on second reading Tuesday night after a public hearing to rezone land north of Highway 385, south of Highway 72 and east of Byhalia […]

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Germantown Police Reports

February 27 • Jewelry was stolen from a residence on the 1300 block of Landfair Drive at 12:26 p.m. • Officers arrested an adult for possession of marijuana during a traffic stop at S. Germantown Road and Crestridge Drive at 4:10 p.m. February 28 • A customer left without paying for their food on the […]

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Memories draw visitors to The Wall

A 360-foot-long exhibit known as The Vietnam Traveling Tribute, “The Wall,” was a major draw for last weekend’s Mid-South Military History & Civil War Show at the Agricenter Show Place Arena in Cordova. The Wall was open to the public at no charge, 24/7. It contains the names of 58,272 deceased military veterans. “It was […]

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Curtis Reeder shoots the one handed floater between two defenders. Photo by Theron Malone

Cordova makes history by beating Bolton in championship game

By Bill Sorrell When Cordova’s boys basketball team got down, they didn’t get down and remained upbeat to beat Bolton 61-59 in the Region 7-AAA championship game on Thursday at Arlington. “We didn’t give up,” said Cordova senior Jalen Dupree, who scored 15 points to help the Wolves win their fourth game over Bolton this […]

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Aggravated robbery reported at First Tennessee Bank in Germantown

Germantown police are investigating an aggravated robbery that occurred at the First Tennessee Bank at 9185 Winchester just after 7 a.m. on March 3. The victim was approached at the night deposit drawer by a suspect who displayed a handgun and demanded a deposit bag. The victim complied and there were no injuries. The suspect […]

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Senior forward Rodney Williams attacks the rim. Photo by Kevin Lewter

Devils fall to East in semifinals

Memphis East exacted revenge on Germantown Tuesday night, knocking the Red Devils out of the Region 8-AAA tournament 67-52 in the semifinals. Germantown beat the Mustangs last month in the county championship game. As he has much of the season, senior guard Darrell Brown paced Germantown with 12 points Tuesday. Rodney Williams chipped in 10 […]

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Theatre will get facelift

Germantown Community Theatre has announced the official beginning of their $1.5 million dollar capital campaign, “Build, Grow, Expand.” The campaign will kick off with a groundbreaking ceremony and reception on the grounds of GCT on March 15. Special attendees will include Mayor Mike Palazzolo and the theatre’s Board of Directors. All GCT friends and supporters […]

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