Monthly Archives: September 2016

Repaving projects underway in Germantown

Board Approves Purchasing Limit Increase

Crews began a pavement rejuvenation project Thursday on the following streets in Germantown: Neshoba Road from Cordova Road to the western city limits, Wynterhall Drive, Saddle Ridge Drive, Redfield Drive, Woodsong Cove, Huntcliff Cove, Manor Woods Court, Bell Manor Drive and Cove and Branford Place.The work will extend the life expectancy of the asphalt.Residents will […]

Residential development approved in Germantown

Board Approves Purchasing Limit Increase

A new 45-lot residential development has been approved north of Poplar Ave. and east of Johnson Road. The Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously approved the 23-acre Chapel Cove subdivision Monday night during their regularly scheduled meeting. Twenty three lots will be completed in the first phase of the project. The minimum lot size […]

Sixth case of Zika confirmed in Shelby County

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The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) has received confirmation of the sixth case of Zika virus disease in Shelby County in an individual who traveled to one of the affected areas. At this time, Zika cases in Shelby County are the result of travelers returning from countries where Zika is prevalent. Since the mosquito that […]

Thousands work to spread joy one rock at a time


By Julie TurnerSpecial to The Times Cartoon and children’s literary characters. Sports team logos, animals and insects. Hearts, rainbows and hot air balloons. Inspirational messages, Bible verses or even just one simple word like “Love” or “Family.” Tiny masterpieces are popping up all over Shelby County and can be found in the simplest of places […]

Germantown Festival

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One of the longest, continuously run festivals in the area, the 45th annual Germantown Festival provided a free family fun weekend on Sept. 10-11. The festival hosts nearly 400 local and regional artists and craftsmen, offering a wide range of unique items including jewelry, pottery, metal, woodwork, hand-stitched garments, paintings, photography and many other popular […]