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BREAKING NEWS: Severe weather leads to hectic morning commute

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Severe weather rolled through the Mid-South this morning leading to tornado watches and warnings. Damaging wind hit towns like Dyersburg and Covington north of Millington. In Shelby County slick road condition led to a few accidents including this one on Singleton Parkway. Heading north toward Millington, crews are responding to a […]

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MCHS announced Class of 2017 Hall of Fame/Top 10

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Central High School Guidance Office staff transformed the lobby area into a portion of Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory this afternoon. Earlier in the school day, several MCHS seniors were given a “Golden Ticket” to appear in Room 201 around 1 p.m. Those students parents, family and friends were invited […]

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Shoppes of Millington Farms Update 4

PROGRESS 2017: Shoppe Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The dream for a 21st century, updated shopping center in Millington is coming to fruition. What started as an idea from several minds in January 2015 has formed into the physical structure known as the Shoppes of Millington Farms. As more tenants are moving into their stores nearing the scheduled Spring […]

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PROGRESS 2017: Future of MCHS

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Right now the historic grounds on which the first Millington Central High School stood and various other educational buildings is a bright green. Green is a color associated with the season of spring, a time for rebirth and new growth. The color is also a symbol of fresh or raw. Soon […]

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NEWS ALERT: Zaxby’s to host job interviews next week

The Millington Zaxby’s located at 8537 Highway 51 North will be opening next month under the leadership of Jeremy Gattie. Zaxby’s will be conducting interviews for full-time and part-time positions starting Monday Feb. 27 until Friday March 3. The time frame will be from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information, e-mail Jennifer@tag-cpa.com  

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Ordinance would amend city budget to provide more funding for projects

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on first reading that would amend the city budget to provide additional funding for several projects. Board members took the action during their Feb. 13 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman […]

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Last week workers placed the name of store fronts on the structure known as the Shoppes of Millington Farms. Behind the already operating Apsen Dental and Buffalo Wild Wings, the logos of Petco, Burkes Outlet, Rack Room Shoes and Durham Sports can be seen on the shopping center. Those stores are expected to be opened next month. Visit each store's website for more information about hiring.
Coming sooner across the street on Highway 51 North will be Zaxby's. It is expected to be opened by the end of February. 
And in other business news, the ninth Huey’s is coming to Millington this spring.
The Memphis burger chain is looking to open the last week of April at 8570 Highway 51 North in the Shoppes of Millington Farms. 
The Millington general manager will be Hollis Ranson. The Millington location will join other Huey’s in Collierville, Cordova, Downtown Memphis, Germantown, Midtown, East Memphis, Southaven and Southwind. 
Huey’s was founded in 1970 by Alan Gary. The Boggs family owns the restaurant today after buying it in 1976.

NEWS ALERT: Setting Up Shoppes

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Across from the Shoppes of Millington Farms will be Zaxby's. It it scheduled to open March 6.

BREAKING NEWS: Burkes opens Saturday, Zaxby’s set for March 6 debut

Star Staff Reports As crews put on the finishing touches, the Millington Zaxby’s is expected to open March 6. Meanwhile across Highway 51 North at the Shoppes of Millington Farms, the latest debut will be Burkes Outlet this Saturday. The city of Millington and the Millington Area Chamber of Commerce are planning ribbon cutting events […]

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NEWS ALERT: Locke Road closure next week

Road closure notice for Locke Road between N. Watkins and Benjestown Road. It will be closed for road and drainage construction beginning Feb. 22 through that Saturday. Description: Locke Road will be closed to through traffic for approximately four days for road and drainage repairs. N. Watkins will be designated as the detour route. Please […]

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Ordinance would repeal existing ones establishing Parks/Recreation user fees

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously passed an ordinance on first reading this week that would repeal existing ones establishing parks and recreation user fees. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman Larry […]

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