Monthly Archives: January 2017

Storefronts to be updated at 2 Germantown centers

Board Approves Purchasing Limit Increase

By Graham Sweeney Two major Germantown shopping centers will soon receive a facelift as a result of action by the city’s Design Review Commission. Commissioners unanimously approved projects to update storefront façades last week during their regularly scheduled meeting. The first of the two projects will improve the old Kroger store site on Exeter Road […]

Hotel planned north of Carriage Crossing

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By Graham SweeneyInitial plans for a four-story hotel will be discussed Thursday night at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Collierville Planning Commission. Commissioners will vote to approve a preliminary site plan for The Fairfield Inn and Suites, a 55,789-square-foot Marriott hotel planned for construction on the north side of Collierville Road, east of Houston […]

Kelsey: State’s financial footing ‘best’ in country

Board Approves Purchasing Limit Increase

By Graham Sweeney Sen. Brian Kelsey (R-Germantown) was in attendance at Monday night’s Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting to report that the state is “in the best financial situation in the entire country.”Board members smiled and nodded as Kelsey told those in attendance that this is the “first time ever” that Tennessee has […]

Godwin promoted to captain at GPD

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Special to The Times With the retirement of Germantown Police Capt. Mike Griffus after 30 years of service, Police Chief Richard Hall was faced with some big shoes to fill. Eleven internal police lieutenants were considered for this prestigious promotion. After careful examination of their performance history, Lt. Nick Godwin was promoted to captain. “Nick […]