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The Renaissance Faire Is Coming to Millington

By Susan Macdonald You’ve seen the posters scattered around town. Maybe you picked up one of the discount postcards at the library. The third annual Mid-South Renaissance Faire is coming to Millington. The Mid-South Renaissance Faire has changed venue, and is moving from Shelby Farms Park in Aug. 20, 26, and 27. Hours are from […]

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Getting the Call: Former EMT remembers the Day Elvis Dead

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Millington Alderman Albert “Al” Bell has been a decorated public servant for many years from Memphis to Millington. He has seen many wonderful moments helping the public as a EMT, firefighter and police officer. And Bell has endured his share of moments of sorrow during his career. One day that will […]

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Board adopts resolution to apply for $1,032,000 grant from state

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously adopted a resolution this week to apply for a Community Development Block Grant for wastewater treatment system improvements. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Mike Caruthers and seconded by Alderman Don Lowry. […]

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Just A Reminder

Signs are up through the city of Millington for the 28th Annual Goat Days Festival. The Millington tradition takes place the second full weekend in September each year which falls on the Sept. 8-9 this year. Goat Days kicks off at the USA Stadium Complex with the World’s Greatest Goat Parade at 5:30 p.m. on […]

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City of Millington honors Dr. Boatwright by renaming C Street

By Thomas Sellers Jr. For years Dr. Leroy Boatwright has called 7899 C Street home. Opening his pharmacy in Millington almost 60 years ago, Dr. Boatwright has lived up to the The Hippocratic Oath taking care of residence from across the Mid-South and Millington. On Nov. 1, Boatwright Drugs and Pharmacy will turn 60. But […]

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NEWS ALERT: Planet Fitness to open Monday in Millington

Star Staff Reports The Judgement Free Zone opens in Flag City this Monday. Planet Fitness Millington opens it’s doors at 8239 Highway 51 North next week. The United States franchisor and operator fitness centers based in Hampton, N.H., has been popping up throughout the Memphis area over recent years with more locations to come. One […]

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FUMC hosts 21st Annual Teacher Appreciation Breakfast

By Linda Cooper Millington First United Methodist Church (FUMC) hosted its 21st annual Teacher Appreciation Breakfast to kickoff the 2017-18 school year on Friday, in its Flame Center. Rev. Ronnie Peck offered an opening prayer and welcomed the crowd of educators, school administrators, staff and community leaders, estimated to be the largest ever in attendance. […]

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Delayed Action: School Board votes to postpone its approval of Five-Year Master Plan

By Bill Short The Millington School Board voted unanimously this week to postpone its approval of a Five-Year Master Plan proposed for the municipal school district. Board members made that decision Monday night during their regular monthly meeting. Dr. David Roper, superintendent of Millington Municipal Schools, noted that the proposed plan was the subject of […]

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First Pitch: NUPBL has a grand debut in Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Millington Alderman Al Bell is no stranger to big-time baseball in Flag City. During his days as a police officer, he stood guard outside of the Cuban National Team’s locker room at USA Stadium during the 10-year stretch of the USA Olympic Team calling Millington home. Now a National Urban Professional […]

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NEWS ALERT: Jones-Phillips to host forum on future of Orgill Park Aug. 14

Star Staff Reports The Jones-Phillips Civic Club will host a forum on the deterioration of Orgill Park. The forum will be held 6- 7 p.m., Aug. 14 at Bethlehem Baptist Church located at 8801 Bethuel Road in Millington. Eric Howard will be the guest speaker and will entertain questions after his presentation on the status […]

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