Epiphany Lutheran Church is proud to partner with the Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association (MIFA) and St. Andrews Episcopal Church in Collierville to celebrate MIFA’s landmark 50th anniversary this year. Read more
Drainage woes continue to plague residents at the intersection Peterson Lake Road and Powell Road, and the Town’s first attempt at finding out why raised additional questions. Read more
Take a look at the Collierville Burch Library website and you will see the variety of activities that happen there – LEGO club, book sales, the summer reading program and Retro Game Night.
Collierville’s new high school welcomes students starting Monday, but preparations for opening day have been going on for two years as a joint effort of Collierville’s Codes Division and the Collierville Fire Department.
The Town of Collierville Parks, Recreation & Community Services will host an open house on future improvements to Suggs Park and Nikki McCray Park Tuesday, August 14 at 6 p.m.
The Southwind Garden Club has awarded Carol and Mike Duffy the August Yard of the Month honor for their lovely property located at 8756 Southwind Drive in Southwind.
Nineteenth century American writer Henry David Thoreau once observed that for every virtuous person there were 999 patrons of virtue. Picking up on that line, Rev. Thomas York coined one of his own for a sermon to his congregation on wisdom. For every person who is truly wise, he said, there…
The bad news is, the bills will keep coming; the good news is, Town officials say they secured a good price for the service that makes that happen.
Because the Town of Collierville uses a Small City Block grant from the federal government, it is required to read the Fair Housing Law into the record for residents’ information. Town Engineer Dale Perryman did the honors at a July 23 Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting.
Developers of Porter Farms want to offer homes with three downstairs bedrooms rather than two, and they sought an allowance from the Board of Mayor and Aldermen in order to do so.
Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir had good news for the Board of Mayor and Aldermen last month: the economy and real estate market in Shelby County and the Town of Collierville remain strong, which makes it easier to allocate resources to public needs.
Prices typically rise from one year to another, but in the case of a product needed to operate the Town’s wastewater plants, costs are actually dropping.
A new development moving through the approval process could bring uses including retail, a senior care facility and office space to Poplar Avenue and Bray Station Road.
If a proposal to build over 500 homes on Quinn Road in what is now the Collierville Reserve moves forward, Town of Collierville officials will be ready to take legal action if necessary.
Board of Mayor and Aldermen members agreed July 9 that an obsolete portion of the Town’s Code should be removed to avoid potential conflicts in the future.
The Collierville Town Beautiful Commission has announced its July honorees. Pictured for Business of the Month Renasant Bank are, front row, Carrie Bullock, Business Banker; Lance Hepner, Chairman of the Town Beautiful Commission; Jennifer Bennett, Branch Manager; Mark Nash, Maintenance Mana…
Just like anyone else, the Town of Collierville has to factor the cost of fuel needed to keep its vehicles and equipment running into its budget.
The Board of Mayor and Aldermen gave preliminary approval last week to a zoning change that would pave the way for a medical office campus and senior housing at Poplar and Bailey Station.
The Southwind Garden Club has awarded the July Yard of The Month to Carly and Ernie Kuyper for their beautifully landscaped property at 8846 Tour Circle in Southwind. Lush plantings and shade trees compliment the frontage of this beautiful home. Meticulously maintained flower beds and grass …
Are you traveling this summer? We want to know where you’ve been! The Collierville Herald will be featuring photos from residents’ summer vacation adventures in our pages this summer.
Randall Melton of Collierville was recently appointed as one of nine volunteers to the American Cancer Society’s new area board of directors for Tennessee. Melton is vice president of merchandising for the Delta Division of Kroger and based in Memphis.
It was a most unusual commencement address. Speaking at his son’s June 2017 middle-school graduation, here’s a sliver of what Supreme Court Justice John Roberts said:
The summer reading program at the Collierville Burch Library is called “Libraries Rock!” and in keeping with that theme the library will welcome Graceland CEO Jack Soden for a meet and greet Tuesday, July 10 from 2-4 p.m.
When it comes to taking a cruise on river or ocean, it’s pretty tough to go wrong. Both offer incredible views, luxurious amenities and the opportunity to explore interesting ports.
The Town of Collierville provides some of the highest quality drinking water in the nation because it comes from the Memphis Sands aquifer. This aquifer is a literal subterranean ocean of rainwater, and the unique water supply is naturally filtered through a system of alternating layers of c…
With holes, cracks and overall deterioration, the roof at the Town’s Frank Road water plant is in dire need of replacement.
State Representative Kevin Vaughan, R-Collierville, announced that the Tennessee Arts Commission has awarded a $5,350 grant to New Day Children’s Theatre in Shelby County.
The Town of Collierville hopes an amended group life insurance contract will save it thousands of dollars a year without eroding benefits to employees.
The Collierville Women’s Club met at the home of Nannie Rice with Shirley Skelton, Ann Everett and Judy Allen as Co-hostesses.
Poor soil conditions and a wet spring have conspired to keep construction costs on the rise for the Shelby Drive/Sycamore Road improvements that will help facilitate heavier traffic flow around Collierville’s new high school.
New Neighbors recently inducted their 2018-2019 Board of Directors and announced the winner of the Nat Watson Award.
“You know, somebody actually complimented me on my driving today. They left a little note on the windscreen, it said 'Parking Fine.' That was so nice.” — Tim Vine
The FedEx Pilots’ Wives Association recently held a luncheon at the Capital Grill to celebrate another successful year of fundraising for their two charities. The highlight of the day was when the members presented a check for $10,000 to Ronald McDonald House and a check for $10,000 to FedEx…
The Collierville Contemporary Club recently awarded grants to 13 nonprofit organizations in the Collierville community totaling $14,000. Funds awarded were raised from the Collierville Christmas Home Tour.
A new high school, more students and growth in technology and instructional programs are some of the driving forces in the Collierville Schools 2018-2019 budget.
It wasn’t easy, but Town officials had a balanced budget to present at the Board of Mayor and Aldermen’s public budget hearing last month.
The Collierville Greenbelt Trails were designed to maintain a natural environment among residential and commercial development and to connect our community to parks, schools, neighborhoods and nature itself.
Most people who love to travel get a kick out of new and novel experiences. After all, it’s part of travel’s endless appeal. Around any corner can be some unexpected, fun, informative surprise. Seasoned travelers are often trying to think of new places to check out, trying to find “the next”…
Deanna Britton’s first job after graduating from college was teaching in an elementary school in rural Illinois. When she discovered that the school had a tiny library with outdated books, it bothered her and determined her career choices going forward.
During the first few years of life, children living in poverty hear 30 million fewer words than children in middle class homes.
Reliable communication is essential for the Town’s public safety departments, as officials need to know they can be in touch during an emergency.
A small single-family home residential development on South Main Street is moving forward after the Board of Mayor and Aldermen gave preliminary approval to a rezoning request.
Board of Mayor and Aldermen members signed off on budget amendments linked to insurance reimbursements and repairs during a meeting earlier this month.
The Town uses a steady supply of water meters to take care of new accounts and replace failed equipment, and a new contract with an existing vendor will meet those needs.
The Tennessee General Assembly unanimously approved an initiative sponsored by State Representative Kevin Vaughan, R-Collierville, that promotes business expansion in Memphis and Shelby County.
The crosswalks that help pedestrians enjoy a stroll around Collierville’s charming Historic Town Square are crumbling, so officials are taking action to get them back into shape.
Runners, walkers and cyclists will soon notice some repair work on a popular portion of the Town’s Greenbelt Trail as crews stabilize portions of the bank area that have failed or are at risk of failing in the future.
Too often feelings of grief and loss go unexpressed, and the results are similar to shaking a soda bottle. All the pressure and energy build up and eventually the bottle explodes.
Michael Parks and Jay Grey have been working together as the Irrigation Division of Collierville’s Parks Maintenance for four years – that’s when Grey started with the Town after having worked in the same field with another employer.