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Alderman Thomas McGhee was recently sworn into his second term of office earlier this month by Sen. Mark Norris. McGhee was selected as Vice Mayor Monday during the first Board meeting of 2017.

NEWS ALERT: McGhee elected vice mayor by his fellow board members

By Bill Short Position 5 Alderman Thomas McGhee, beginning his second term, was elected vice mayor Monday night by his fellow board members. He was one of two members nominated for the position at the board’s regular monthly meeting. Alderman Frankie Dakin’s nomination of McGhee was seconded by Alderman Larry Dagen, and Alderman Don Lowry’s […]

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Icy roads in Millington

Star Staff Reports Winter weather advisory will continue until 6 p.m. Weather experts are calling for 1 or 2 inches of snow. Today’s high in the Memphis area will be in the 20s. The low tonight will be in the teens.  There have been accidents reported throughout morning rush hours. Salt trucks are giving priority […]

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Snow closes schools across the area

Star Staff Reports Because of the snow that rolled into the area at 3 a.m., Millington Municipal, Shelby County and Tipton County schools are closed today. 

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Mayor Terry Jones is sworn in New Year's Day by Sen. Mark Norris.

Taking the Oath: City board sworn in; Huffman, Bell appointed to fill vacancies

By Bill Short As family members and friends watched, the Board of Mayor and Aldermen was sworn in to a new term Sunday afternoon 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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2016 Year in Review Top 10 Stories

The Millington Star has compiled the top 10 most viewed stories throughout 2016 from www.millington-news.com. From Facebook to the actual paper, this 10 stories generated the most interest and impact from the year that was. 1. CASSY’S COURAGE They came in droves. The groups who loved, supported and felt the impact of Cassandra “Cassy” Leigh […]

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NEWS ALERT: Winter Blast Ahead

Star Staff Reports “Bundle up!  The National Weather Service has predicted a winter blast Thursday through Saturday with temperatures down to the 20’s with light snow flurries,” said Dale Lane, Director of the Shelby County Office of Preparedness. “Director Lane and his staff will be in contact with our emergency services coordinators,” added Shelby County […]

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Hardee’s is open for business in Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. By the time the three members of the American Legion Elvis Presley Post 249 arrived to new Millington Hardee’s, dozens of customers have already been through the lines. Residents of Flag City and Tipton County were excited about the opening of the 8523 Highway 51 North location. But the officials from […]

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Jon and Nena Stoddard have taken on the challenge of filling up the old Cole's building in Millington. The couple has been renovating the 46,000 square-foot facility to transform it into Mid-South Marketplace and Auction Group's new home.

NEWS ALERT: Mid-South Marketplace moves into old Cole’s building

By Thomas Sellers Jr. It has been a topic in Millington for years. Whether at a table at Old Timers or underneath a post on Facebook, residents of Flag City talked about what to do with the building sitting at 8323 Highway 51 North. The former renovated home of Cole’s Do It Center, the structure […]

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NEWS ALERT: Blue Angels to return in May

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The gray and damp skies over the Millington Regional Jetport still had a touch of blue this morning. With a new year started, the officials at the Jetport were excited to invite city leaders, dignitaries and media to greet two of the Navy’s Blue Angels into town. Blue Angel No. 7 […]

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Millington's Board of Mayor and Aldermen are from left, Bethany Huffman (Position 1), Albert Bell (Position 2), Frankie Dakin (Position 3), Larry Dagen (Position 4), Mayor Terry Jones, Thomas McGhee (Position 5), Don Lowry (Position 6) and Mike Caruthers (Position 7).

NEWS ALERT: Mayor and Board are sworn in to begin 2017

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The newly elected Board of Mayor and Aldermen were sworn into office this evening at the Millington City Hall located at 7930 Nelson in the Chambers. In front of friends, family and residents of Millington, Mayor Terry Jones was sworn in by Sen. Mark Norris first. Then other elected officials for […]

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