Tesson Ferry Road

Pretzel Pretzel will open on Tesson Ferry

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 Simmons and Amber Scurlock operated Pretzel Pretzel’s first location

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Applications pour in to state for new medical marijuana facilities

Pictured above: HCI Alternatives, a medical marijuana dispensary located in Collinsville, Illinois. Photo by Erin Achenbach. 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

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Missouri highway officials will inspect bridges after flood

Pictured above: The Telegraph Road bridge over the Meramec River may have been damaged by the flooding. Photo by Bill Milligan. 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,

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Wave of car break-ins, thefts across South County

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 or steal cars.

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Discount Tire and Popeye’s up for hearings

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 Lemay. The planning panel will meet for the

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Woman killed in head-on crash on Tesson Ferry Road

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 intersection.

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Lindbergh board approves demolition bids

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Lindbergh Board of Education voted last week to award a contract for the demolition of two homes adjacent to two elementary school campuses. Board members voted 6-0 July 11 to award a contract not to exceed $47,800 to Aalco Wrecking Co. Inc. for the demolition of the two

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