Monthly Archives: November 2017

Planning Commission OKs site plan for new school

Board Approves Purchasing Limit Increase

The city’s Planning Commission has approved the preliminary and final site plan for the new Germantown Municipal School District elementary school and district office building on nearly 39 acres on 3366 Forest Hill-Irene Road. On Oct. 6, the school district closed on the purchase of the property. The project will consist of an approximately 110,000-square-foot […]

Germantown football team honored for exceptional season

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The Germantown Red Devils were honored Monday night by the city’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen for their 2017 football season. Mayor Mike Palazzolo proclaimed Nov. 27 “Germantown High School Football Team Day” and honored Head Coach Chris Smith and several players at the beginning of the city’s regularly scheduled meeting. Germantown went 10-0 in […]

Five area standouts make All-Star roster


The 16th annual AutoZone Liberty Bowl High School All-Star Game will take place Dec. 9 on the campus of MUS with a 2:30 p.m. scheduled kickoff. Among the notable stars on the Blue and Red rosters are Tennessee Mr. Football Award nominees running backs Kalyn Grandberry from Raleigh-Egypt and Tyler Badie from Briarcrest Christian. The […]

Several local athletes selected to East-West Football All-Star Classic

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The 2017 Toyota East-West Football All-Star Classic will be held in Clarksville, Tennessee at Austin Peay State University’s Fortera Stadium on Dec. 8. The All-Star Classic is organized by the Tennessee Athletic Coaches Association (TACA) and is made up of the state’s top 88 senior football players who are selected from more than 400 nominations. […]

Owens given Community Service Award


On Nov. 9, the Leadership Germantown Alumni Association awarded the Jo Reed Community Service Award at the annual Germantown Boards and Commissions Appreciation Dinner. This award is presented each year to an individual who cares for the community and shows volunteerism. The award is affectionately named after Jo Reed, who was active in the Germantown […]

Germantown schools honor veterans


Students throughout the Germantown Municipal School District honored veterans last week with a bevy of patriotic performances, songs, parades and more. Local Boy Scout troops handled the flags in each assembly while school choirs, orchestras and bands across the district performed patriotic music for the special visitors. Students left their classrooms to cheer and salute […]

Fisher named reserve firefighter of year


Germantown’s Stephen Fisher has received the 2017 Reserve Fire Fighter of the Year Award. Fisher graduated earlier this year from the Germantown Rookie School, which consists of 350 hours of training, where he served as the Class Commander. Previously, he was a volunteer fire fighter in Canada and Illinois. He and his wife, Michelle, recently […]