Monthly Archives: December 2015

Germantown’s Kneeland named deputy fire chief for county

Shelby County Fire Department Deputy Chief Glen Kneeland

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. has appointed Division Chief Glen Kneeland, a 27-year veteran of the Shelby County Fire Department, to be the department’s new Deputy Fire Chief. He’ll start his new duties on Jan. 1 of 2016.He replaces current Deputy Fire Chief Dale H. Burress who retires Dec. 31.“Deputy Chief Kneeland has […]

Sales tax revenue up in G’town

Board Approves Purchasing Limit Increase

The most recent sales tax report for Germantown shows growth over last year with revenues up 9 percent over the same time period in fiscal year 2015.Reports received from the state show sales tax revenues that began exceeding year-to-date budget in October.The December report, which includes revenues through October, shows year-to-date collections at 105 percent […]

Officers deliver holiday smiles

Germantowncops N Kids 2015

Germantown Police Department Patrolman Jerry Shaw helps 3-year-old Takaria Marshall shop for toys last week during the annual Cops-N-Kids event at the Walmart in Cordova. A “wall of blue” teamed up with a line of smiles at Cordova Walmart on Dec. 12. Law enforcement officers fropm multiple agencies took eager children on special Christmas shopping […]