Archive | January, 2019

City named safest in state

City named safest in state

Germantown has added a new badge to its stretched sleeve of achievements. Monday night, Mayor Mike Palazzolo announced that Germantown has been rated the safest city in Tennessee by the National Council for Home Safety and Security (NCHSS). Palazzolo congratulated Police Chief Richard Hall to a round of applause during Monday night’s Board of Mayor […]

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New 'upscale' eatery slated to open on 'restaurant row'

New ‘upscale’ eatery slated to open on ‘restaurant row’

A new “upscale” restaurant will likely soon open in the city’s historic district across the street from Germantown High School. The Beer Board unanimously approved a permit for “on-premise consumption” Monday night for a future restaurant at 7642 Poplar Pike. City Administrator Patrick Lawton called the property “one of the older homes in Germantown.” Historically […]

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Homecoming Court

Homecoming Court

Briarcrest Christian School celebrated the 2019 Basketball Homecoming on Jan. 18. The boys bested MUS 61-44 and improved to 19-1 on the season. The girls hosted Hutchison. Both squads will play at St. Benedict this Friday. Anna Strong was named Homecoming Queen. PICTURED: The Homecoming Court consists of Clair Evans, Hays Hasseltine, Leslie Lynn, Camille Moffat, […]

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Dragons down Devils 56-38

Dragons down Devils 56-38

The highest jump in Germantown’s gym last Tuesday was not from a shot. Watching a roll-out field goal attempt by Dragons guard Kevin Wright hang on the rim for seconds before falling off, Collierville Head Coach Jonathan Mooneyham leaped up in a déjà vu moment. “The funny thing, two years ago we played here and […]

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District schedules events to acquaint parents, students with new school

District schedules events to acquaint parents, students with new school

With the city’s newest school slated to open this summer, the Germantown Municipal School District has announced several upcoming events intended to engage and prepare future parents and students. Open enrollment for Forest Hill Elementary School (FHES) ends on Feb. 8. Some schools plan to host assemblies to give students the opportunity to meet Principal […]

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National fabric retailer to open in Germantown

National fabric retailer to open in Germantown

The Germantown Design Review Commission is scheduled to discuss building modifications on Thursday for a retail space near Sprouts in order to accommodate a national fabric retailer. Joann, a fabric and craft seller, will soon open in a vacant space at 3150 Village Shops Drive, Suite 101. The request is for an overall change to […]

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Germantown Police Reports

Germantown Police Reports

January 3 Crashes • A vehicle struck a parked car at Farmington Blvd. and S. Germantown Road at 2 p.m. • Two vehicles collided causing possible injuries at Wolf River Blvd. and Johnson Road at 3:52 p.m. January 4 Crimes • Entry was made into residence in the 7400 block of Mimosa Drive at 9:35 […]

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Hemingway hoists Houston over Collierville

Hemingway hoists Houston over Collierville

The Houston Lady Mustangs went cold from the three point line on Friday but managed to knock off rival Collierville 65-45 at home. Despite making one of 14 deep shots in the game, Houston dominated the Lady Dragons in the final quarter and picked up their 16th win of the season. Senior Jayla Hemingway took over […]

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Wolves pick up road win over Tigers

Wolves pick up road win over Tigers

By Bill Sorrell Arlington’s first quarter against Cordova was no day at the beach. “We couldn’t throw it in the ocean,” said Tigers’ head coach Don Deaton. “We had looks, we couldn’t make a shot.” Scoring four points in the first quarter, the Tigers trailed 15-4 and later by 15 in the second quarter before […]

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City moves quickly to complete Forest Hill improvements

City moves quickly to complete Forest Hill improvements

The city has approved two emergency purchases regarding the Forest Hill-Irene improvement project in an effort to have all work completed by August. The Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously approved the $37,631 increase on Monday night during their regularly scheduled meeting. The purchases include the replacement of a damaged culvert and fiber optics […]

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