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THIRD CONFIRMED CASE OF ZIKA IN SHELBY COUNTY

Star Staff Reports MEMPHIS — The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) has received confirmation of the third case of Zika virus disease in Shelby County in an individual who traveled to one of the affected areas and is currently symptomatic.  At this time, Zika cases in Shelby County are the result of travelers returning from […]

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Ordinance would make Lucy zoning consistent with Millington districts

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on first reading that would make the Lucy zoning consistent with the city’s districts. Board members took the action during their July 11 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Mike Caruthers and seconded by Alderman Chris Ford. […]

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Millington City Beautiful Commission has a change in leadership

Star Staff Reports After being a member and, the last few years, the chairman of the Millington City Beautiful Commission,  Jeremy Rochell recently stepped down from his post passing the gavel to Tom Mashour. Rochell was a member for more than 18 years joining the CBC in high school. Mashour, although being the newest member […]

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Just Too Hot

Photos By Walter Bruce Hale/The Millington Star The Millington Fire Department battled a house fire Thursday afternoon in nearly 100 degree heat. The firefighters were able to get the fire under control and the two occupants of the house were rescued. Some of the firefighters needed to be hydrated during the incident.

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NEWS ALERT: MCHS annex building to celebrate grand reopening

Star Staff Reports The Millington Municipal Schools invites the public out to a Community Celebration and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the reopening of the Millington Central High School Annex located at 8050 West Street in Millington. The event will be Aug. 9 from 3 to 6 p.m. For more information, call 873-5680.

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West TN Career Coach at the Millington Public Library

  Star Staff Reports Connecting Job Seekers With Employment NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development’s mobile Career Coach will be at Millington Public Library in Millington on Wednesday, Aug. 3, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Career Coach Staff will be on-site helping people to create resumes and register with Jobs4TN.gov […]

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Former mayor offers suggestions on demolition of MCHS buildings

By Bill Short Former mayor Richard Hodges recently offered suggestions to the municipal school system regarding the scheduled demolition of several buildings on the Millington Central High School campus. At the March 7 meeting of the Millington School Board, Chairman Cody Childress said the plan is to demolish the old cafeteria, Library/Science, ROTC and Vocational […]

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Farms’ System: How the Shops of Millington Farms came to be

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The pales of dirt forming next door to Chili’s has been the talk of Millington for days. What are they building? What is coming? What is Millington going to get? The answer to those question has been in the works for years. On July 12 inside Chili’s the men and women […]

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School system will apply for grant to provide Teacher Incentive Funds

By Bill Short The Millington Municipal School System will apply for a federal grant that is designed to provide bonuses for its high-performing teachers. Deputy Superintendent Georgia Dawson said that, as a member of the Association of Independent Municipal Schools, the system is participating in the Tennessee AIMS Teacher Incentive Fund Consortium. AIMS is a […]

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August’s World Series of Drag Racing will bring Millican to MIR, legendary driver come home with an extra purpose

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The track Drummonds native Clay Millican calls home will give him a chance to pay tribute to his late son Dalton. Earlier this month during a media day to promote the Aug. 26-27 World Series of Drag Racing coming to the Memphis International Raceway, IHRA drag racing legend Clay Millican made […]

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