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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...

Pretzel Pretzel will open on Tesson Ferry

Pretzel Pretzel will open on Tesson Ferry

November 22, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Pretzel Pretzel, the pretzel shop that earned a devoted following since it debuted in Affton in 2017, will be moving to a new storefront in the former Pizza Hut building on Tesson Ferry Road sometime early next year. Partners Anthony S...

Teenage suspect in custody after shooting near Tesson Ferry, Interstate 270

Teenage suspect in custody after shooting near Tesson Ferry, Interstate 270

October 29, 2019

A teenage suspect is in custody after shooting someone he knows near the Tesson Ferry Road and Interstate 270 intersection Monday. The St. Louis County Police Department responded to the shooting at 3:18 p.m. Monday, in the 12300 block of Old Tesson Road. A 17-year-old suspect, who was taken into custody, sho...

Applications pour in to state for new medical marijuana facilities

HCI, a marijuana dispensary located in Collinsville, Illinois. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

October 2, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Missouri has received 2,267 applications for medical marijuana facilities and businesses, which means the new statewide industry may soon be coming to South County and Jefferson County. The state brought in over $13 million in application...

Missouri highway officials will inspect bridges after flood

Missouri highway officials will inspect bridges after flood

October 1, 2019

By Bill Milligan Editor Originally published July 22, 1993 Highway officials said last week they will inspect five bridges along the Meramec River before reopening them to traffic after flooding recedes. Bridges at Telegraph, Lemay Ferry, Tesson Ferry and Old Gravois roads are of primary int...

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...

Discount Tire and Popeye’s up for hearings

Discount Tire and Popeye’s up for hearings

January 9, 2019

The St. Louis County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing next week on several potential developments in south county, including a child-care center next to Sperreng Middle School, a potential new business at a long-vacant site on South Lindbergh and a new Popeye’s fast-food restaurant in...

Woman killed in head-on crash on Tesson Ferry Road

Woman killed in head-on crash on Tesson Ferry Road

March 16, 2018

A woman was killed Friday in a two-car head-on crash on Tesson Ferry Road. Brittany Cole, 25, of the 4500 block of Skyview Drive in Arnold, died after being taken to the hospital, police said. The crash happened around 8:46 a.m. in the 13500 block of Tesson Ferry Road near the Suson Hills Drive inte...

UPDATED: Arnold man dies after being struck by vehicle while crossing Tesson Ferry

UPDATED: Arnold man dies after being struck by vehicle while crossing Tesson Ferry

October 27, 2017

Nov. 1 update: Police identified the man struck and killed as Michael Jones, 32, of the 1st block of Berrywine Court in Arnold. “A younger adult male” died of his injuries after being struck by a vehicle at about 7:20 p.m. Thursday at Tesson Ferry and Towne South roads, according to the St. ...

MFPD board purchases one-acre site on Tesson Ferry for new firehouse

September 30, 2009

Originally Published on: 2009-09-30 By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors voted unanimously last week to spend $800,000 to purchase a one-acre parcel on Tesson Ferry Road for the site of a new No. 4 firehouse. Th...

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