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Despite its massive scale and ambition, Collierville’s new state-of-the-art high school is still on pace for an August completion. Collierville Schools Chief of Operations Mike Simpson frequents the $94 million construction site at the corner of E. Shelby Drive and Sycamore Road three to four times a week. Previously with Shelby County Schools, Simpson has […]

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Teachers and faculty from Collierville’s eight schools caught Disco Fever last Thursday during the Collierville Education Foundation’s 70s-themed Trivia Night at Incarnation Church. The event featured trivia questions from Jim Jaggers, drawings, dinner and more. CEF supports the schools by providing grants directly to teachers for educational tools not covered by the school district. With […]

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The Collierville High School baseball team had to battle through extra innings in order to get the first win of the 2018 campaign. The Dragons were able to sneak by the Briarcrest Saints 1-0 after plating a run in the top of the 11th inning. Carson Rees sliced a double down the right field line […]

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Nine Collierville High School seniors have been named as finalists for the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Competition. PICTURED: Nicholas Hayes, Yumin Lee, Richard Li, Michael Linder, Kaitlyn Linney, Akaash Padmanabha, Jefferson Wang, Maia Woodard and Jeffrey Yu.

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A request from a Collierville Homeowner’s Association to privatize a sidewalk connecting the Dogwood Gardens neighborhood to Houston High School has been denied by the town’s Planning Commission. The 88-lot single family residential neighborhood was created in 1996 and borders Germantown’s high school to the east. Commissioners said legal concerns prevented them from making the […]

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With trends in the national and local economy steadily inching positive one might wonder how and why the town could be losing revenue. In fact, when it comes to economic vitality Collierville has quite a bit to feel good about. Collierville is the proud owner of one of the most stimulated housing markets in the […]

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