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JULY 14 The Germantown Farm Park Farmers’ Market is held every Thursday from 4-7:30 p.m. at 2660 Cross Country Drive. The Farm Park Farmers’ Market is a producer-only market offering a wide variety of high quality local foods, produce, meats, art and crafts. Special programming including chef demonstrations, live music, performances and more – are […]

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Local mosquito control administered by Shelby Health Dept.

Residents of Collierville and Germantown pay a fee of 75 cents on their MLGW bills so the Memphis and Shelby County Health Department’s Mosquito Control Program can take measures to reduce the mosquito population and the possibility of an outbreak of the diseases they may carry. The Mosquito Control Program uses several methods and they […]

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Fire department to host volunteer training

This fall, the Germantown Fire Department will hold a Basic Fire Fighter Training (Rookie) Class for anyone interested in becoming a reserve fire fighter for Germantown. The class runs on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and all day Saturdays and consists of more than 400 hours of training. Upon completion, students will be allowed to take […]

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Germantown Police Reports

July 1 • Cash was taken from a residence on the 2400 block of Regents Walk at 7:57 a.m. • Damage to a motorcycle was reported on the 6600 block of Poplar Woods Circle South at 8:25 a.m. • A residence was egged on the 1800 block of Birch Post Cove at 8:44 a.m. • […]

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Youth Villages hosts girls’ empowerment event

Mrs. Tennessee International, Deanna Loveland, was at Youth Villages in Shelby County on Tuesday to provide a girls’ makeover and empowerment event. Loveland is originally from the eastern shore of Maryland and now resides in Nashville. She was most recently crowned Mrs. Tennessee International 2016 and helps women and girls struggling with severe life traumas […]

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Home sales soar in June

Home sales were up nearly 19 percent in Germantown during June. According to the Memphis Area Association of Realtors, 109 houses were sold last month. The median sales price was also up nearly 10 percent at $293,000, the second highest in the county. Three new homes were sold for a whopping median price of $579,000. […]

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Ferguson steps down at St. George’s

With several spring and summer celebrations that allowed well-wishers to tell their stories and offer thanks, Richard H. Ferguson, an esteemed educational leader in the Mid-South, bid a fond farewell to the St. George’s community at his retirement. The seventh Head of School for the school, Ferguson was instrumental in the evolution of St. George’s […]

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NOW Repair work began Monday on the levee along the northwest side of Grove Park Lake, 1610 Hearty Oaks Lane. Greenway trail pedestrian traffic will be blocked along the eastern rim of the lake from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day while work is in progress. The playground area will not be affected by […]

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Saints teammates selected to the 2016 NSCAA High School All-American Team

Longtime teammates Brittany Hatmaker and Alyssa Neuberger were recently selected among 52 girls from across the United States as 2016 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) High School Scholar All-Americans. Both were nominated by Coach Alexis Heinz.     Hatmaker, the daughter of Bob and Gina Hatmaker, finished her soccer career at Briarcrest with […]

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Deputies fire on man holding knife in Cordova

Two Shelby County Sheriff’s deputies reportedly shot a man holding a knife early Thursday afternoon near A & H Iron Works in Cordova. The 46-year-old man, Edmond Studdard, was still alive when transported to the Regional Medical Center. Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are investigating the incident. The shooting occurred west of Houston Levee in an industrial […]

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