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Do you want to build a snowman?

With Germantown Municipal Schools closed for the day due to inclement weather, area children took to the outdoors last Friday to sled, toss snowballs, make snow angels and sculpt snowmen (and other creatures). To encourage the outdoor activity, the Germantown Parks and Recreation held a one-day Snow Man Contest to celebrate the first snow of […]

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Germantown Police Reports

January 5 Crimes • Money was stolen from an unlocked vehicle on the 9500 block of Fox Hill Circle North at 8:56 a.m. • Tires were punctured on the 1800 block of Boulinwood Lane at 1:50 p.m. • A family member used the victim’s bank account information to make fraudulent purchases. The complaint originated from […]

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Briarcrest appoints former MLB player as associate coach

Briarcrest Christian School has announced the appointment of Chad Harville as the Associate Head Coach of the High School baseball program. Harville began his career in baseball playing for the University of Memphis before being selected by the Oakland Athletics in the second round of the MLB draft in 1997. In 1999, he made his […]

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Germantown Police Reports

December 29 Crimes • An adult was arrested for assaulting his girlfriend. The complaint originated on the 1900 block of Eversholt Drive at 12:48 a.m. • Four unlocked vehicles were rummaged through on the 2200 block of Howard Road at 4:03 a.m. • A business reported that employees had been stealing merchandise. The complaint originated […]

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City goes forward with 18-month moratorium on apartments

After myriad gavel claps and pleas to “maintain order” from Germantown Mayor Mike Palazzolo, the Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously voted to hit the pause button on future apartment developments within the city. In front of a standing-room-only audience, board members deliberated whether to impose a limited moratorium on multi-family developments or to […]

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Piles of green glory

That dried-out live Christmas tree that once looked so crisp and smelled so wonderful has to go out the door when the strings of lights come down and the ornaments are packed away for another year. Shelby County and local suburban governments are clear about how they can help with disposals. In Germantown, residents can […]

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New homes sales up in 2017

New home sales in Germantown have finally trended up this year. The city has seen an over 100-percent jump in the sale of new homes through November, according to reports from the Memphis Area Association of Realtors. The median sales price for new homes in Germantown is a whopping $709,483, which is up 23 percent […]

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Germantown Police Reports

December 22 Crimes • The victim’s vehicle was entered and the stereo was stolen at 7691 Poplar Ave. at 3:16 a.m. • Electronics and jewelry were stolen from a residence on the 7400 block of Bavarian Drive at 6:43 p.m. • A restroom door was damaged by an unknown person at 9777 Wolf River Blvd. […]

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FAMILY CREST: Genealogy is a journey

Renee’ Kennedy, a local insurance and benefits broker, has been studying her own ancestry for years. However, a few years ago she stumbled on a few surprises regarding the origins of her husband, Steve. Inspired by the findings, she recently had an unveiling for massive, custom made Kennedy family crest in the foyer of her […]

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Lady Mustangs keep rolling

By Jeff Pearson Special to The Times The Houston Lady Mustangs continue their winning season after a 49-40 win over the Hall Warriors, from Little Rock, Ark., in the Bartlett Invitational. The Mustangs got out to an early 5-0 lead and never looked back. Offense is not a problem for this team as they have […]

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