Monthly Archives: July 2018

Board blocks 310-unit apartment complex

Rezoning Request Denied For Potential Chick Fil A Site

After listening to the emotional pleas of several residents, the Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen denied approval of the final plan for a 310-unit multi-family development. Board members nixed the District at Watermark development 4-1 Monday night during their regularly scheduled meeting. Citing traffic concerns, increased school enrollment, population density and even a loss […]

Dak visits Lady Mustangs

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NFL starting quarterback and former Mississippi State Bulldog Dak Prescott recently joined the Houston High School Lady Mustangs to play gatorball, a hybrid sport that was invented in the state of Florida. It combines the rules of soccer, basketball and touch football. Skills include soccer dribble, soccer kick, basketball passing, lift to self, lift to teammate, […]

Cordova restaurateur opens Asian eatery in Collierville


Steven Ni is embracing the culinary past while hoping to forge a new future for Asian cuisine in Collierville. This spring, the local restauranteur opened Tao Asian Cuisine in the spot that previously housed Lee Kan’s Asian Grill, which closed earlier this year. Ni, who has lived in Collierville for 15 years, was eager to open […]

Annual Germantown Sidewalk Sale this weekend

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Once again Germantown’s finest retail establishments will come together to create an exciting, fun-filled shopping extravaganza for the 16th Annual Germantown Sidewalk Sale. Sponsored by the Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce, the city will come alive with bargains on July 20 through July 22. The Germantown community prides itself on well-maintained and well-lit shopping centers, […]

Home cooking keeps Sweet Pea’s customers happy and loyal


A hot plateful of Southern food in a relaxed atmosphere is what Sweet Pea’s in Bartlett offers. The local restaurant has been steadily attracting customers with home cooking and comfort food since it opened seven years ago. Top sellers at Gary and Johnette Lacroix’s restaurant are fried catfish and country-fried steak with a wide selection […]