There is no greater time that now to support the Collierville Police Department and to join together to strengthen the Collierville community. On Tuesday, August 2, 2016, citizens have the opportunity to participate in a nation-wide event promoting police-community partnerships through National Night Out.
Two Corporate Headquarters Start New Chapters in Collierville
The week of July 18 was fresh with new beginnings for two of Collierville’s largest corporate headquarters. On July 21, Town officials, along with representatives of Boyle Investments and Helena Chemical, celebrated the opening of Boyle’s newest investment in Collierville (pictured right.) The 50,000 square foot “Class A” office complex at 255 Schilling Blvd. will add another piece of mixed-use core at Schilling Farms, which is fast becoming Collierville’s premier district for corporate headquarters.
Collierville Parks Hosts 20th Camp Smile Adventure
Camp Smile Adventure is aptly named as the campers, counselors and any visitor dropping by will prove with their happy, smiling faces. In its 20th year, Camp Smile is a two-week long summer camp designed for special needs campers ages six and older.
July Town Beautiful Winners
Congratulations to the July Town Beautiful Winners! The Business of the Month is Helena Chemical Company, Homeowner's Association Winner is Saddlebrook and the Town Beautification Award goes to Lee Kan's Asian Grill. Continue reading to see pictures of the winners.
Architectural Historian Speaks to Morton Museum Audience about Collierville’s Davis-Porter House
On Thursday, July 14, Architectural Historian Judith Johnson spoke to an audience at the Morton Museum about the process of nominating Collierville’s Davis-Porter House for the National Register of Historic Places.
Museum of Biblical History Display at Collierville Library
The Traveling Exhibit from the Museum of Biblical History has come to the Collierville Burch Library. "Archeaeology Uncovers the World of the Bible" is on display on the floor of the library near the DVDs. Pictured are Don Bassett, Museum of Biblical History and Deanna Britton, Collierville Burch Library Director. Stop by the Collierville Burch Library, 501 Poplar View Parkway, Monday - Thursday 10am - 8 pm, Friday and Saturday 10am - 6 pm and
Sunday 1pm - 5 pm.
Collierville Acquires Frisco 1351: What’s Next?
The Frisco 1351 has been sitting on the railroad tracks in Collierville for 25 years, but it’s only been in the last month that the circa 1912 steam locomotive has taken official residency in the Town.
The paperwork is still being processed, but the City of Memphis has voted unanimously and issued a proclamation that “…the City of Memphis agrees to transfer and convey ownership of the Frisco 1351 to the Town of Collierville.”
Public Services “Tests the Waters” for New Developments
Development is booming in Collierville, from commercial to residential construction. As large-scale development projects begin, steps are taken to ensure that existing infrastructure is safe, reliable and capable of handling added demand. Even an act seemingly small, like water running down a drain, could greatly wreak havoc on a sewer system that is not adequate to support increased volumes of water.
Local Mosquito Control Administered by Shelby County Health Department
Residents of Collierville and surrounding municipalities pay a fee of .75 on their MLGW bills so the Memphis and Shelby County Health Department’s Mosquito Control Program can take measures to reduce the mosquito population and the possibility of an outbreak of the diseases they may carry. The Mosquito Control Program uses several methods and they have recommendations for you to use at home as well.
Prevention is the first step, and the Mosquito Control Program does this by making modifications in areas where mosquitoes breed.