Monthly Archives: May 2016

Board moves forward with term limit plan


The Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously moved forward with a resolution that will eventually alter the Town Charter to limit the terms of elected officials. Board members discussed the resolution Monday during their regularly scheduled meeting. Currently, the Town Charter states that the “Mayor and Aldermen shall be eligible for re-election,” allowing […]

Collection of trash cans has begun


The collection of old trash carts in Germantown began Tuesday and city officials couldn’t be happier. Members of the Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen spent several minutes Monday during their regularly scheduled meeting listening to City Administrator Patrick Lawton address the growing list of waste removal problems residents are experiencing. Several residents complained that […]

Local teacher uses fellowship fund to make journey to Poland


Day-in and day-out, local educators teach their students about the journey of Lewis and Clark, the literature of Shakespeare, the writing of Julius Caesar — but many teachers haven’t had the chance to bring these lessons to life through their own experience. However, Humanities Tennessee is giving Tennessee educators the opportunity to do just that, […]

Germantown one of only 77 national organizations to receive Big Read grant

Germantown is again a recipient of a $10,500 grant to host the NEA Big Read. A program of the National Endowment for the Arts, the Big Read “broadens the understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book.” Germantown is one of 77 organizations nationwide to receive a […]

Local student raising funds to send veteran to Pearl Harbor

Forever Young 2016

Briarcrest junior Marianne Agee of Germantown is raising funds to send a World War II veteran in October on an all-expenses paid trip to Pearl Harbor as part of a school service project. She is doing so in coordination with Forever Young, an organization based in Collierville whose mission is to help fulfill WWII veterans […]