Monthly Archives: August 2018

Name chosen for new elementary school

The people have spoken and Germantown’s future elementary school has an official moniker. Sticking with the tradition of naming schools after contiguous streets, the Germantown Board of Education unanimously voted last week to call the city’s new school Forest Hill Elementary. “I think it is consistent as to how we’ve named our other schools,” said […]

City invests in school security

School Camera

The Germantown Municipal School District is spending the money on more than 200 security cameras and 13 additional cell phone boosters that will “improve communications in the event of an emergency.” The city’s budget for the 2019 fiscal year includes a half million dollars designated for school security improvements. “The installation of additional security cameras […]

Commission nominees denied for ‘derogatory’ comments on social media

Rezoning Request Denied For Potential Chick Fil A Site

With the Nov. 6 city election less than three months away, opposing mayoral candidates are publicly calling for their supporters to “settle down” in the wake of recent squabbles on social media. Alderman John Barzizza, who is challenging incumbent Mayor Mike Palazzolo, recently asked Germantown residents to “be kind to one another.” The comments came […]

Germantown United Methodist to host children’s consignment sale


Germantown United Methodist Church will hold its community-wide fall/winter Children’s Consignment Sale from Aug. 24-25. The public sale kicks off at 8 a.m. on Aug. 24 and goes until 3 p.m. Many items will be marked half price that same evening from 5-8 p.m. The half price sale continues on Saturday morning from 8 a.m. […]