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MMS accepting application for 2017 Pre-K program

Star Staff Reports Millington Municipal Schools is now accepting applications for Pre-K for EA Harrold Elementary (873-8165) and Millington Elementary (873-8439). Parents and guardians will need two proofs of residence… *Valid driver’s license or state-issued ID *Current Memphis Light Gas and Water bill *Lease/rental agreement/ Military housing letter *Public assistance/government benefits form *Real estate tax […]

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Ultimate Preps All-Star Basketball Weekend set for March 25

Star Staff Reports All-Star Weekend is finally coming to Memphis. It might not be the NBA or WNBA versions yet, but some of the participants this coming March 25 on the Union Campus of Southwest Tennessee Community College might be in the professional showcase one day. Ultimate Preps is presenting All-Star Week Memphis 2017 later […]

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Spring Forward

Spring Forward and Check Your Smoke Alarms

Star Staff Reports Spring forward this Sunday, March 12 at 2:00 a.m. as Daylight Saving Time (DST) begins! “Before going to bed, as you set your clocks forward one hour, test your smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms,” said Dale Lane, Director Shelby County Office of Preparedness (SCOP). “Home fires are preventable! Having working smoke […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Man suffers gunshot wound to head inside Top Brass

By Thomas Sellers Jr. A Memphis man was airlifted to Regional One this afternoon around 3 p.m. after suffering a gunshot wound to the head at the Top Brass in Millington. First Responders from the Millington Fire Department located at 4836 Navy Road rushed over to the firing range located at 4788 Navy Road, a […]

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Millington's newest arrival will be Zaxby's. The business located on Highway 51 is finishing up the hiring process this week before officially opening March 13.

Zaxby’s prepares to spread its wings in Millington

Star Staff Reports With construction recently started, Zaxby’s will be coming to Millington at 8537 Highway 51 North. A fan favorite for chicken fingers and wings, the new fast-casual restaurant opened Monday. “We are so excited to be opening our eighth Zaxby’s store,” said Scott Gattie, co-licensee, with partner Jeremy Gattie, of the new Millington […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety March 9, 2017

City Court Reports February 21, 2017 Fines Gregory M Bryant – 3412 Captain, Millington, no driver’s license on person, $50 fine plus cost Marvin L Dear – 6141 Broad Meadows, Millington, no driver’s license on person, $50 fine plus cost, improper lights-general, $50 fine plus cost, violation of registration, $50 fine plus cost Cody L […]

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All Sides Covered

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Friday night Millington’s Playhouse 51 presented the worldwide debut of Both Sides by Howard Pries, a local award-winning playwright. The cast featured Shannon Elsea (Andrew Mitchell), Dana Terle (Angela), Whitney Blake Bogus (Susan Meyers), Kay Knight Bridgewater (Margaret Mitchell) and Paul Webb (“Military” Frank Stinson). The two-act performance delighted the opening […]

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Burkes Grand Opening

Photo By Whitney Fisher
The staff of Burkes Outlet celebrated it's recent opening in the Shoppes of Millington Farms Thursday morning with the Millington Area Chamber of Commerce. Burkes officially opened Feb. 25. Last week city officials came out to welcome Burkes to town as the business handed out several gift cards to customers. Burkes is located at 8540 Highway 51 North in Millington. For more information and hours, call 873-0807.

Burkes celebrates Grand Opening

The latest opening in the Shoppes of Millington Farms was Burkes Outlet on Feb. 25. The retail chain had a celebration recently with the city of Millington.

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Next Stop: Nick “Highway 51” Fenney heading to Bethel

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Nick Fenney’s path to signing with Bethel University last month literally tallied miles on Highway 51 coming and going from his hometown of Millington. As a freshman, Fenney was thrusted into the starting varsity lineup blocking on the line for players like Donte Pitts and eventual Memphis Tiger LeKeron Garcia. Quickly […]

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Millington Businesses To Sponsor 35th Memphis in May Triathlon and Sports Expo at Edmund Orgill Park

Star Staff Reports P.R. Event Management is pleased to announce that two Millington businesses are on board to sponsor the 35th Annual Memphis in May Triathlon & Sports Expo at Edmund Orgill Park in Millington on May 19-21. The Millington Chamber of Commerce and Homer Skelton Ford and Homer Skelton Jeep of Millington are lending […]

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