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The St. George’s Gryphons held off ECS by a count of 24-21 in last Friday’s league outing. With the win, St. George’s upgrades its record to 2-2 on the season. St. George’s held a 21-7 lead at halftime but the Eagles scored two unanswered touchdowns in the third quarter. St. George’s held on to win […]

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Recycling programs all across the United States are starting to feel the impact of China’s new waste import restriction policy. Implemented in January of 2018, the policy prohibits the import of certain solid wastes into their country – including mixed paper and mixed plastics. China also began a new contamination standard applicable to recyclable imports […]

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BY BILL SORRELL PHOTOS BY ROGER COTTON After the Collierville-Germantown football game Friday, both coaches were wearing caps with the letter G. Collierville head coach Mike O’Neill was thinking about his next game and Germantown head coach Chris Smith was savoring a 42-2 victory in Collierville. O’Neill was going to Green Bay to see one […]

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Some call it a facelift, others call it an improvement project, one sure thing is that the Collierville Center Connect project will soon go from vision to reality. This streetscape improvement project, partially funded by the Tennessee Department of Transportation, is the result of years of long-range planning. Center Connect is a two-phase streetscape improvement […]

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Vote in the 2018 Readers’ Choice here: http://collierville-news.com/collierville-readers-choice-2018

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The Collierville Education Foundation kicked off the 2018/2019 school year with the annual Teacher Appreciation Luncheon on Aug. 10. This year, CEF partnered with Collierville Schools to hold a special luncheon to include all staff as well as dignitaries at the new Collierville High School with a guest list of over 1,000. When asked about […]

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Despite offering and teaching services like cosmetology and massage therapy there is nothing superficial about the mission of The Ivy Institute of Esthetics. Located at 5200 Park Ave. in East Memphis, the unique school is an advanced training facility and spa designed to “integrate beauty, health and wellness through education.” “We offer health and hygiene […]

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Collierville quarterback Mitch Austin had a huge game Friday night in a 34-20 win over Bartlett at home. Austin completed 25 of his 37 throws for 342 yards and three touchdowns. He only had one pick in the game and also ran for a touchdown. His primary target was receiver Justin Stonework, who caught 11 […]

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BY BILL SORRELL PHOTOS BY KEVIN LEWTER Soaking in how bad it felt to lose by three touchdowns to Germantown on Aug. 24, Houston’s football team played up to its motto against Arlington: Relentless. “I felt like we played that way tonight. I told them all week adversity is going to make you or break […]

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