Monthly Archives: November 2018

Festive Friday

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Rainy weather didn’t dampen the holiday spirits of the many Germantown residents who attended the city’s annual Holiday Tree Lighting.Usually held outdoors at Municipal Park Lake, weather forced festivities indoors to City Hall.The Germantown Community Chorus performed holiday songs and children had their pictures taken with Santa Claus.Those interested in getting their picture taken with […]

$1 million raised for Briarcrest expansion

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Briarcrest Christian School has announced that $1 million has been raised for the expansion of its elementary school as a result of a matching gift from Briarcrest alumni Duncan Williams and his sister, Emily Williams Dunn. The new addition will be officially named the A. Duncan and Carolyn S. Williams Elementary Wing as a tribute […]

Board OKs Carrefour development


A new development has been approved at the southwest corner of Poplar Ave. and Kirby Pkwy. The city’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved the outline plan 3-1 for the Carrefour at the Gateway development Monday night during its regularly scheduled meeting. Alderman John Barzizza abstained from the vote while Alderman Dean Massey sided against […]

GHS-TV wins National Student Production award

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Germantown High School Television has once again been nationally recognized for exceptional broadcasting. GHS-TV recently received a National Student Production Award for its Red Devil Post Game sports show. The National Student Production Awards recognize high school students for their achievement in video production. Red Devil Post Game is a student hosted and produced show […]

Devils’ Due Process: Germantown survives second round

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Last year the 11-0 Germantown Red Devils’ special season came to an end at 11-1. Cruising ahead 24-0 Friday night, the Red Devil faithful were feeling pretty good in the stands of the Germantown Football Stadium during the Class 6A Second Round contest. But the visiting Memphis Central Warriors were not ready to give up […]

Diabetes technology normalizes life for active teen


Ragan Strong plays hard and works hard as an Arlington teen — balancing school, competitive cheerleading and life in general with close monitoring of her celiac disease and Type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disorder in which the body does not produce insulin on its own, so people with the disease must […]

Germantown firefighters respond to Hunter Horn


The Germantown Fire Department had quite a busy morning on Thursday. At approximately 10:30 a.m., GFD responded to a house fire at 8421 Hunters Horn. The homeowners and neighbors reported hearing a small explosion. After the explosion, homeowners then discovered the fire coming from the garage side of the home. Upon arriving at the scene, […]

Results remain uncertain for mayoral race

Rezoning Request Denied For Potential Chick Fil A Site

Germantown’s incumbent Mayor Mike Palazzolo currently has the votes in a very close race but his opposition is waiting for the provisional ballots to be counted. Alderman John Barzizza announced on Tuesday that he will not concede the race until the provisional ballots are tallied by the Shelby County Election Commission. A provisional ballot is […]