Last night, Collierville Mayor Stan Joyner initiated a new chapter in Collierville’s story by starting the engine on the Town’s own Routemaster Double Decker Bus. The Mayor, the Town’s Aldermen, and members of Collierville’s Chamber of Commerce rode in the bus from Town Hall to the Town Square and back again as a way of letting the community know that the bus is back in service.
Collierville Arts Council Poster Contest
New Traffic Signals on the Horizon for Busy West Poplar Intersections
Collierville and the region around us are growing. With the growth comes many challenges like planning for infrastructure, visioning new subdivisions and locating new retail, office and industrial space. All good opportunities. Growth also brings about the challenge of keeping the roads safe and traffic flowing in the most efficient way.
Governor Haslam Appoints Tommy Kelley to State Commission
Chief Tommy Kelley of the Collierville Fire Department (CFD) has been appointed by Governor Bill Haslam to serve a 6 year term on the Tennessee Commission on Fire Fighting Personnel Standards and Education. Chief Kelley is the CFD’s Chief of Operations and as such oversees training procedures and the selection of training materials, among many other duties.
Collierville’s Captain Chris Locke Raises His Game with TBI Training
Collierville Police Department’s Captain Chris Locke graduated from Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI)’s third Leadership Academy last month. He was one of over a dozen law enforcement officers to graduate from the training, which was created for officers who have had at least five years of experience in the field, and three years of experience in supervising others. The Leadership Academy is hosted at the Tennessee Fire and Codes Academy in Bell Buckle, Tennessee. There is no cost to participants; all meals and lodging are provided.
Fall Break Kids Camp Teaches Animal Compassion and Safety
The Collierville Animal Shelter wants children to learn compassion and safety with pets. The Fall Break Kids Camp on October 10th and 11th at Paw Prints Pet Adoption Center at Carriage Crossing is a fun and interactive way to learn about animals.
The SPCA of Memphis offers the camp to teach children how to live, work and play with animals. Some of the topics covered include pet owner responsibilities such as safety around animals, bite prevention, and how children can help animals. Kids will also learn about the importance of spaying and neutering your pet, and about careers with animals.
Town and Collierville Schools Judge Fire Prevention Poster Entries
Fire Prevention Week is right around the corner, and local students are preparing for this year’s theme “Don’t Wait, Check the Date” through the annual poster contest. Collierville Fire Department personnel, Collierville Schools administration and board members, and Town administration and employees stopped by the Morton Museum on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 to help select the Town-level winners from each grade through a blind judging process.
Park It, Point It, Space It
Park it, point it, space it... Do you know we're actually talking trash?
Collierville Public Services asks residents to follow a set of simple guidelines to help the Sanitation Division efficiently serve the Town's 50,000 citizens. Watch this clip to learn the "Do's and Don'ts" of garbage cart placement. To learn more, read the Town's Sanitation Guidelines here.
Learn Basic Oil Painting Skills at the Morton Museum
Local award-winning artist Sue Foell will teach her Basic Oil Painting class at the Morton Museum again this fall. The 6 week session starts on Wednesday, October 5 at 10 am.
This is a basic oils class for adult students of all skill levels. The skill of drawing from still life set-ups will be taught as a foundation for the students’ weekly work, and for those who are interested in a future portrait class. Color mixing, paint application and value relationships will also be covered.
September Town Beautiful Winners
The Collierville Town Beautiful Commission selected the September business of the month and the September homeowners association of the month. The business of the month is BancorpSouth on South Houston Levee Road and the homeowners association is Halle Plantation.