Archive | March, 2019

Perfect Pitch

Perfect Pitch

The Briarcrest Symphonic Concert Band recently received perfect ratings at the West Tennessee Concert Festival. Out of a panel of four judges, the Briarcrest Band received straight “superior” ratings for both the prepared concert selections and for sight readings.

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Germantown Police Reports

Germantown Police Reports

March 8 Crimes • Property was damaged to a home under construction in the 9000 block of Baynard Loop North at 9:17 a.m. • The victim reported sending money in an online scam. The complaint originated from the 8700 block of Featherleigh Lane at 12:46 p.m. • The victim reported being assaulted by an acquaintance. […]

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Hopping to Easter

Hopping to Easter

The Germantown Parks and Recreation Special Recreation group had a ‘hopping good time’ at the latest Art by Me event. The group made rabbit planters in preparation for Easter. Special recreation activities are designed for those with intellectual or physical challenges and their friends and family. For more information, contact Michelle Forbert at MForbert@Germantown-TN.gov or 901.751.7638.

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GFD assistant chief appointed to state board

GFD assistant chief appointed to state board

In late 2018, Assistant Fire Chief Jeff Beaman was appointed by former Governor Bill Haslam to serve on the State of Tennessee Emergency Medical System (EMS) Board. The Emergency Medical System (EMS) Board regulates the state’s EMS system, including the state EMS office. The state EMS office oversees thousands of paramedics and EMTs, as well […]

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City receives appraisal for Country Club Property

City receives appraisal for Country Club Property

On Feb. 25, Germantown entered a Professional Services Agreement with Bouldin & Associates for the property appraisal services related to the Germantown Country Club property. This week, the city received the full report and the appraisal of the property came in at $7,250. The city needed an appraisal to determine the fair market value of […]

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Security measures increased for meetings

Security measures increased for meetings

Effective March 25, all Germantown publicly posted meetings held in the City of Germantown Council Chambers will be subject to security enhancements and improvements to include a mandatory screening checkpoint equipped with a walk-through metal detector. Public safety in Germantown has been a long-standing priority and a point of pride in our community. Our City […]

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Germantown Police Reports

Germantown Police Reports

February 22 Crimes • An unknown male suspect stole a laptop computer from a business at 1275 S. Germantown Road at 1:21 p.m. • Two females were arrested for stealing cosmetic items from a business at 2055 West Street at 5:07 p.m. February 23 Crimes • The victim’s account information was used to make a […]

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Rose wins Dist. 32 seat

Rose wins Dist. 32 seat

Newly-elected State Senator Paul Rose (R-Covington) today took the oath of office, beginning his tenure representing Tennessee’s 32nd Senate District.The oath was administered by Lt. Governor Randy McNally as state senators met in a Thursday morning floor session.Rose, a business owner, was joined by his wife, Nancy, and other family members in the Senate Chamber.“I […]

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Hemingway named Player of the Year

Hemingway named Player of the Year

After four unprecedented basketball seasons at Houston High School senior standout Jayla Hemingway was finally named the Gatorade Tennessee Girls Basketball Player of the Year last Friday. The announcement came during a week of highs for the program, as the Lady Mustangs beat Riverdale 78-72 in a double overtime thriller in the state semifinals. They […]

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City receives clean annual audit report

City receives clean annual audit report

Germantown has again received an unmodified, or clean, audit report from independent auditors from Watkins Uiberall. This marks the thirty-seventh consecutive year of clean audit reports for the City. Watkins Uiberall, PLLC, Certified Public Accountants, have issued an unmodified, “clean,” opinion on Germantown’s financial statements for the year ended June 30. The independent auditors report […]

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