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Chase looks to add ATMs in South County; zoning hearing tonight

Chase looks to add ATMs in South County; zoning hearing tonight

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

August 10, 2020

Three freestanding Chase bank ATMs could be built in St. Louis County if the bank gets zoning approval after a public hearing tonight. Residents can attend a videoconferenced public hearing on the ATMs held by the St. Louis County Planning Commission at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10. The hearing will not b...

Food truck plaza 9 Mile Garden reopens Wednesday with indoor bar closed, more masks and expanded hours

Dinner-goers visit 9 Mile Garden, a food truck garden in Affton, during its last night of operation Thursday, July 30. The state’s first food truck garden, 9 Mile Garden just opened July 3, before announcing last week that it would temporarily close beginning Friday, July 31, after County Executive Sam Page tightened capacities on restaurants to 25 percent in an effort to stem rising coronavirus infections in the region.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

August 10, 2020

Missouri’s first food truck garden 9 Mile Garden will reopen Wednesday after shutting down July 30 as, spurred by rising cases of COVID-19, St. Louis County imposed new business restrictions on late-night bars. The food track garden said it chose to close and reopen and has been “working closely...

Missouri American replacing water mains in $1.5 million project along Eddie and Park

Workers get ready to fill in dirt from Missouri American Water’s water main replacement project near Fatima Drive and Kammerer Avenue in Affton. The project was part of the water utility comany’s plan to replace 224,000 feet of water main this year, approximately 42 miles of the 4,500 miles of main that the company oversees.

April 14, 2020

Missouri American Water is still replacing aging water mains during the coronavirus crisis and over the next several weeks will spend roughly $1.5 million for a project getting underway in South County. Roughly one mile of water main along Eddie and Park Road from Sappington Road to Gravois Road will be re...

Valley Park man charged with two burglaries in South County

Shawn Overstreet

January 22, 2020

A Valley Park man was charged Friday with two burglaries in South County in November. Shawn Overstreet, 48, of the 300 block of Jefferson Avenue in Valley Park, was charged with two counts of second-degree burglary. Police allege in a probable-cause statement that Yorkshire Cleaners and the Affto...

Man and woman charged in South County armed robberies that led to lockdowns

The two suspects in the string of armed robberies, James Leach, left, and Kelly Lenz, right.

December 6, 2019

A man and a woman are facing charges for a string of armed robberies last week and this week across South County after their capture Thursday led to a lockdown at two schools. Police say the pair, a man from St. Louis and a woman from Cuba, Missouri, robbed a string of stores along Lemay Ferry with a...

Affton will get Missouri’s first food truck garden, if County Council approves

Affton will get Missouri's first food truck garden, if County Council approves

November 6, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com If the County Council approves, Missouri’s first food truck garden will be coming to St. Louis next year, overcoming objections from some of its neighbors in Affton. As first reported by The Call, developers of the Affton Plaza shopping ...

Public hearings set for first St. Louis County medical marijuana dispensaries, Delmar Gardens expansion

Public hearings set for first St. Louis County medical marijuana dispensaries, Delmar Gardens expansion

October 11, 2019

The St. Louis County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing next week on its first requests for medical marijuana dispensaries, along with changing county sign regulations, a Cafe Telegraph parking expansion and expanding the Delmar Gardens facility in Fenton. The planning panel will meet for th...

Wave of car break-ins, thefts across South County

Wave of car break-ins, thefts across South County

September 24, 2019

Armed carjacking, wave of break-ins still under investigation; cars are left unlocked After an armed carjacking off Tesson Ferry Road in Affton and a wave of break-ins in Sunset Hills last week, officials are urging residents to be cautious as the nights grow longer and thieves are out intent to break into...

Affton Days held this weekend; features food trucks instead of festival

Parade watchers get ready for the 2018 Affton Days parade. Photo courtesy of the Affton Chamber of Commerce.

September 19, 2019

The annual Affton Community Days parade, barbecue and “Food Trucks on Parade” will take place this Saturday, Sept. 21. This year’s theme is “Affton Gives Back.” Parade participants are encouraged to decorate their entries with nonperishable food and other items that will be donated to local or...

Affton Plaza proposes Missouri’s first ‘food truck garden’ as an Affton town square

A rendering of the proposed Affton Plaza food truck garden.

September 14, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The county Planning Commission will hold a public hearing next week on several potential developments in South County, but one stands out: A request by Affton Plaza to build Missouri’s first “food truck garden” as a sort of town squar...

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