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Millington Chambers hosts 2018 Military Appreciation Breakfast

The Millington Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the 2018 Military Appreciation Breakfast with appearances from the Millington Central High School Color Guard and Guest Speaker Captain Scott Wathen last Thursday. Because of the sponsors and chamber members there were goodie bags at each table and volunteers worked behind the scenes and at the event for […]

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Looking for Gold: Wyatt Earp’s makes the move to Millington’s main stripe

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Back in the Old West, the population seem to explode where gold was found. In the past 14 months the city of Millington has seen a increase in foot- and motor-traffic along Highway 51 with new restaurants like Zaxby’s, Hardee’s, Huey’s, Buffalo Wild Wings and more coming to town. Now the […]

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Plantation Oaks Suites & Inn Extends Partnership with Memphis International Raceway

Star Staff Reports Memphis International Raceway is pleased to announce a partnership extension with Plantation Oaks Suites & Inn. The Plantation Oaks Suites & Inn property has changed ownership and the new partners will continue a longstanding relationship. The property is undergoing some modifications and with its close proximity to the racetrack makes it a great […]

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Wyatt Earp's moving

BREAKING NEWS: Wyatt Earp’s moving to Millington in former El Mezcal location

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Wyatt Earp’s is coming to Millington. The former El Mezcal located 8834 Highway 51 North is current under renovations to become Wyatt Earp’s. With the move to Flag City, Wyatt Earp’s will close the 120 Quinton Drive in Munford. Wyatt Earp’s is also located on the Square in Covington. “Millington has […]

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David Boyd and staff get prepared for the lunch rush at Smokin D's in Millington last Monday afternoon.

Devotion & Dedication: Smokin D’s Bar-B-Que fulfills multiple missions from Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Pastor Darrell Boyd has several passions in his life. He loves family and friends, meanwhile dedicating some time to being a big-time NASCAR fan. Boyd always had a love for making barbecue working alongside the late David Stroud winning a world championship in 2001. Add Boyd’s calling of being a minister, […]

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Ritter delivers 5,000 canned goods to local organizations

Star Staff Reports Statistics show that more than 17 percent of Tennessee households face food insecurity, and Ritter Communications is committed to helping reduce that number. During a recent company event, Ritter Communications employees took part in a corporate social responsibility experience to help change this startling reality.  At the conclusion of the event, the […]

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Marketplace to be: Historic pinball championships held in Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. History was made on the grounds of the MidSouth Marketplace and Auction Group Saturday afternoon. The building located at 8323 Highway 51 North was home to the 2018 IFPA Tennessee State Championship. It was the first time for the Volunteer State in the three-year history for the IFPA’s National Championship. The […]

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Country Music Superstar Eddie Montgomery to Perform at Super Chevy Show

Teen Phenoms Under The Radar Added to the List Star Staff Reports Multi-platinum artist Eddie Montgomery has been announced as the featured performer at the 32nd annual Super Chevy Show at Memphis International Raceway. The concert is set for 7 p.m. on Friday, April 6, at the Millington, facility as part of the three-day Super Chevy […]

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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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Lizzie McLean

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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