Archive | July, 2018

NEWS ALERT: MMS prepares to welcome students back to school

Millington Municipal Schools reopens its doors to students on Monday, Aug. 6. Registration day is near. Student Registration will be held on July 31, 2018 from 7:30 a.m.-7 p.m. at each school for the 2018-19 school year. Visit www.millingtonschools.org and click on the School Registration page for more information and to download the 2018-19 Registration […]

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NEWS ALERT: Sales Tax Holidays coming to Mid-South starting next week

Star Staff Reports The state of Tennessee’s annual sales tax holiday is held every year, beginning at 12:01 a.m. on the last Friday in July and ending at 11:59 p.m. the following Sunday night. During this weekend, certain goods may be purchased tax free. The 2018 tax-free holiday weekend begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July […]

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Renovation, Rejuvenation: William Osteen Gymnasium undergoing improvements

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The outside of the William Osteen looks more inviting with manicured lawns, trimmed scrubs and fresh mulch. Then as you enter the doors, more improvements have taken place and are currently underway. Millington Trojan Head Basketball Coach Jewell Gates has witnessed the changes since May and will continue to oversee them […]

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TRACKING WITH THOMAS: Signal Coming

Earlier this year, Millington announced a bid seeking a new span-wire traffic signal at the intersection of Nelson Road at Easley Street. As of last week, the new lights were hanging above the intersection as motorists still observed the four-way stop. The transition to a traffic light included improvements like installing traffic signal poles, traffic […]

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Tennessee’s Hospitals Responsible for State Economic Impact of $18 Billion

THA Report Shows 180,532 Hospital-based Jobs in State Star Staff Reports NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Hospital Association (THA) released its Economic Report today, which outlines the tremendous financial impact and economic benefit of hospitals statewide. The financial impact of healthcare industry employment in 2015, the most recent year for which data are available, was $18.3 […]

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Public Safety July 19, 2018

Arrests June 27- 26-year-old Memphis female charged with theft of property under $1,000; June 28- 30-year-old Memphis male charged with domestic assault; 30-year-old male charged with disorderly conduct and public intoxication; 34-year-old Millington male charged with aggravated assault; June 29- 27-year-old Memphis male charged with failure to appear – non-payment of fines; 28-year-old Memphis male […]

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Military News: Stollings graduates Navy Recruit Training

Daren M. Stollings of Millington and a graduate of Millington Central High School, Class of 2015, recently graduated from the Navy Recruit Training Command at Great Lakes, Ill., on June 29. He is now stationed in Pensacola, Fla., where he is attending Navy Information Systems Technician Class “A” School for the next 24 weeks. His […]

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Ordinance would list crematories as permitted uses in B-2 districts

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen passed an ordinance on first reading last week that would list crematories as permitted uses in B-2 zoning districts. Board members took the action during their July 9 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman Mike Caruthers. […]

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Calendar of Events July 19, 2018

Millington Recreation Signups Registration has started for our upcoming Millington Arts, Recreation and Parks adult Co-ed Softball and Kickball leagues. You can register online at www.millingtontn.gov. The deadline to sign up and pay your fees is Friday, July 20 at noon. Softball will be played on some combination of Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights starting […]

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Grizzlies youth camp hits Millington, coming to Bartlett and Collierville

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Nearly two dozen boys and girls logged 28 hours of basketball instructions last week in the William Osteen Gymnasium on the campus of Millington Central High School. For Grizzlies Youth Basketball instructors Steven McElroy and Finoy Perkins, it was the latest stop on a summer tour across the Mid-South. McElroy noted […]

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