Monthly Archives: January 2019

New ‘upscale’ eatery slated to open on ‘restaurant row’

A new “upscale” restaurant will likely soon open in the city’s historic district across the street from Germantown High School. The Beer Board unanimously approved a permit for “on-premise consumption” Monday night for a future restaurant at 7642 Poplar Pike. City Administrator Patrick Lawton called the property “one of the older homes in Germantown.” Historically […]

City named safest in state

Germantown has added a new badge to its stretched sleeve of achievements. Monday night, Mayor Mike Palazzolo announced that Germantown has been rated the safest city in Tennessee by the National Council for Home Safety and Security (NCHSS). Palazzolo congratulated Police Chief Richard Hall to a round of applause during Monday night’s Board of Mayor […]

Homecoming Court

Briarcrest Christian School celebrated the 2019 Basketball Homecoming on Jan. 18. The boys bested MUS 61-44 and improved to 19-1 on the season. The girls hosted Hutchison. Both squads will play at St. Benedict this Friday. Anna Strong was named Homecoming Queen. PICTURED: The Homecoming Court consists of Clair Evans, Hays Hasseltine, Leslie Lynn, Camille Moffat, […]

District schedules events to acquaint parents, students with new school

With the city’s newest school slated to open this summer, the Germantown Municipal School District has announced several upcoming events intended to engage and prepare future parents and students. Open enrollment for Forest Hill Elementary School (FHES) ends on Feb. 8. Some schools plan to host assemblies to give students the opportunity to meet Principal […]

City moves quickly to complete Forest Hill improvements

The city has approved two emergency purchases regarding the Forest Hill-Irene improvement project in an effort to have all work completed by August. The Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously approved the $37,631 increase on Monday night during their regularly scheduled meeting. The purchases include the replacement of a damaged culvert and fiber optics […]