Archive | February, 2018

Houstons Madison Griggs with the pull up jumper as Colliervilles Jada Taylor misses with the steal

Houston squeaks out second win over Collierville

Houston’s Destinee Wells drives around Collierville’s Alexis Taylor. Photo by BigKPhotos.Com The Houston girls varsity basketball extended its win streak to 11 by narrowly beating Collierville 58-55 on Friday night at home. The Lady Mustangs, who haven’t lost a game since December, were down 32-29 at halftime. However, a 15-7 run in the third quarter helped […]

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Bartlett falls to Cordova

The Bartlett Panthers blistered the net for 21 points in the second quarter Friday night but still fell to Cordova 64-50 on the road. The loss snapped Bartlett’s six-game winning streak. They are now 18-6 on the season heading into the district tournament. Down 17-12 after the first quarter, the Panthers took control and had […]

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Barbecue business booming at One & Only

Four decades of operating restaurants and cafes across the country may have prepared Memphis native Alan Katzen for his most recent venture but a friendly card game is what prompted him to raise the stakes and buy his own barbecue business. The former vice president of operations for Seattle’s Best Coffee was playing a poker […]

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Warren Brashear, vice president and branch manager of Fidelity Investments, presented the Non-Profit of the Year award to Tyler Hampton, executive director of Shelby Residential and Vocational Services, a non-profit disability services agency. They are pictured with Chamber Executive Director Janie Day.

Germantown Chamber celebrates 45 years

The Germantown Chamber of Commerce held its annual “Celebration of Excellence” presented by Paragon Bank on Jan. 25 at the Great Hall in Germantown. The Germantown Chamber celebrated their 45th Birthday with balloons, trivia from 1973 and cake with a hearty round of “Happy Birthday” lead by emcee and Master of Ceremonies, Mike McDonnell with […]

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Local attorney selected as first ‘Wise Choice’ by Andy Wise

Since leaving the Shelby County television market late last year after nearly two decades as a consumer investigative reporter, Andy Wise has formed a new company called Wise Choices which will be a direct resource for consumers to save money, avoid scams and make wise choices. He will be recommending top-notch businesses after a thorough […]

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