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City uses ‘dual-track’ method to accommodate growing school system

By Mayor Mike Palazzolo We are currently in the midst of a series of decisions about significant investments in Germantown’s Municipal School District. Likewise, our neighbors in Bartlett, Collierville and Lakeland are either planning for new schools or have facilities under construction. I hope you are as proud as I am of our state-of-the-art middle […]

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Local contractors to provide park renovations free of charge

A group of local building contractors have stepped up to provide renovation work for a structure at the Bobby Lanier Farm Park — at no cost to the city. While many of the components for the five-year-old park have already been completed, plans for a Welcome Cottage have not yet been realized due to a […]

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Paws for a Cause

Hundreds came out to the Paws for a Cause adoption event at Saddle Creek on Saturday morning. Mid-South rescue groups, animal shelters, canine-centric product and service providers participated in the sixth annual pet adoption event, which featured games, prizes, treats, food trucks and an artistsí market with pet portraits, photography and handmade craft items. PICTURED: […]

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At the check presentation, from left, are Laura Moore (Special Olympics), Timothy Steiner (Parks & Recreation), Andy Schaeter (Special Olympics) and Daniel Shaffer (Start2Finish).

Mayor’s Cup race earns money for Special Olympics

More than 1,000 runners crossed the finish line in this year’s annual Germantown Half Marathon and Mayor’s Cup 5K. This road race takes runners on a course through our beautiful City and past a few of our parks. Along with being an exciting part of our City’s Healthy Germantown initiative, this event is also a […]

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Mixed-use development adjacent to Saddle Creek could be ‘phenomenal investment’ to Germantown

The Germantown Planning Commission was scheduled to conduct a public meeting Tuesday night to outline a plan for the 32.8-acre mixed-use development that has been gaining attention lately. The property is located east of Miller Farms Road, south of Poplar Ave. and north of Poplar Pike. It is adjacent to Saddle Creek. If the property […]

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G’town moves closer to site for new school

Germantown Superintendent Jason Manuel announced Friday that the district will discuss and vote on a contract to purchase real estate next month from Broer & Schaeffer, owners of the adjacent properties south of the intersection of Forest Hill-Irene and Poplar Pike and south of Poplar Ave. School officials plan to build a new elementary school […]

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On-premise beer consumption approved for Whole Foods

The city’s Beer Board has approved an on-premise beer application for Whole Foods Market. The upscale grocery store plans to create a second-story loft area and outside patio to allow patrons to eat and drink. The motion passed with a 3-2 vote, with Aldermen John Barzizza and Dean Massey dissenting. A mobile kitchen will be […]

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The Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting for The Joint Chiropractic at 5955 Poplar Ave., Suite 104 in East Memphis. The Joint Chiropractic is the nation’s largest network of non-insurance, private pay chiropractic health care clinics in the United States. Their mission is to improve quality of life through routine and affordable chiropractic care. For more information, visit their web site at www.thejoint.com. PICTURED: From left holding the ribbon is Connor Kolwaite, Janie Day, Germantown Chamber President and CEO, Monika Kolwaite, Josh Kolwaite, owner Dr. Pat Kolwaite holding scissors surrounded by staff, friends and members of the Germantown Chamber. Ribbon cutting Sponsored by Paragon Bank.

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The Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting for The Joint Chiropractic at 5955 Poplar Ave., Suite 104 in East Memphis. The Joint Chiropractic is the nationís largest network of non-insurance, private pay chiropractic health care clinics in the United States. Their mission is to improve quality of life through routine and […]

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Sen. Brian Kelsey (R-Germantown) spent some time with University of North Carolina Mens Head Basketball Coach Roy Williams over the weekend at The Peabody before the Tar Heels' Elite Eight win over Kentucky at the FedEx Forum in Memphis. Kelsey is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Sen. Brian Kelsey (R-Germantown) spent some time with University of North Carolina Men’s Head Basketball Coach Roy Williams over the weekend at The Peabody before the Tar Heels’ Elite Eight win over Kentucky at the FedEx Forum in Memphis. Kelsey is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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11 enter race for Lovell’s vacated House seat

As of Wednesday, 11 people had pulled petitions to run for the position in District 95 of the Tennessee House of Representatives. Rep. Mark Lovell recently vacated the position for the district, which includes part of Germantown and Collierville. The contenders are Julie Byrd Ashworth (D)*, Curtis D. Loynachan (R), Melissa “Missy” R. Marshall (R), Billy Patton (R) […]

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