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Subtractions and Additions: A look back at some of the 2017 changes in Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The year 2017 brought several additions to Millington. And even a few subtractions in Flag City will hopefully lead to more gains. While Highway 51 saw a boom in businesses coming to town, most through the Shoppes of Millington Farms, parts of Downtown Millington saw the demolition of old buildings. First […]

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McLean takes helm as Executive Director of the Millington Family YMCA

Star Staff Reports The Millington Family Y is excited to announce that Lizzie McLean has been selected as the new Executive Director of the Millington Family Y. Previous Executive Director, Justin Inskeep has been appointed to Vice President of Operations and will continue to serve the YMCA of Memphis & the Mid-South. McLean has been […]

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Huey’s Employees Feed Memphians in Need on Christmas Day

Star Staff Reports On Christmas Day, employees of Huey’s Restaurants volunteered their afternoon to spend time helping the homeless in Downtown Memphis. For the fourth year in a row, a group of employees organized a lunchtime feast at Huey’s Downtown (77 S. Second St.)  to feed the homeless, a population that doesn’t always get a […]

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Chamber Connections

Last month at the William L. Osteen Holiday Basketball Tournament the Trojan 20 along with Beth Hale presented Allison Carver and Family with a memorial to Billy “Rock n Roll” Carver. The Carver Family would like to thank theTrojan 20 and Millington Central High School for this memorial honoring Billy Carver. This season’s tournament was sponsored by Millington […]

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SPORTS ALERT: 2018 MIR Season Schedule Released

  Star Staff Reports Memphis International Raceway announced its 2018 season schedule today with more than 100 days of racing events on its drag strip, oval track and road course. The drag strip will host several major events including the 32nd Annual Super Chevy Show, International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Summit Sportsman Spectacular on Sept. […]

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2017 Year in Review Part 2

2017 Year in Review: Look back at July to December

July 2017 *The centerpiece of the Shoppes of Millington Farms opened in mid July. Ross celebrated its grand opening at 8518 Highway 51 North in Millington on a Saturday with FM 100 coming to town for the event. Ross Dress for Less is the located in the center of the shopping center. Ross is a […]

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2017 Year in Review Part 1

2017 Year in Review: Look back at January to June

JANUARY 2017 *As family members and friends watched, the Board of Mayor and Aldermen was sworn in to a new term New Year’s Day in the Board Chamber at City Hall. With District 32 State Sen. Mark Norris administering the Oath of Office individually to the board members, they vowed to support the U.S. and […]

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Chamber Celebration

The 2017 Millington Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner Gala was held Dec. 5 in the Millington Civic Center Gymnasium celebrating the year in growth, commerce, business development and future gains. The Chamber staff including director Diane Baker took a moment to shine the spotlight on this year’s honorees. 2017 AMBASSADORS OF THE YEAR Rosie […]

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Shelby County Chamber Alliance Names Harold Byrd as Alliance President

Star Staff Reports MEMPHIS — The Shelby County Chamber Alliance has named Harold Byrd, President of the Bank of Bartlett, as Alliance President.  A graduate of University of Memphis, Mr. Byrd received BBA and MS degrees in Marketing.  From 1976-1982, Mr. Byrd served District 99 as a member of the Tennessee House of Representatives for […]

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BREAKING NEWS: First groundbreaking on Veterans Parkway is Inman-Murphy

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Five years ago the ribbon was cut by then Millington Interim Mayor Linda Carter for the opening of Veterans Parkway. That Nov. 13, 2012 day was chilly but sunny. Fast forward to Nov. 3, 2017, the rain clouds and gloomy conditions didn’t dampen the spirits and smiles of those attending the […]

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