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Start Roland: Millington native named executive director of Chamber of Commerce

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Whether a business owner or Shelby County Commissioner, the sight of Terry Roland at a Millington Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon was routine. But at the latest gathering with the Chamber held Aug. 7 at the Millington Family YMCA, Roland was kind of the man of the hour. Before getting to […]

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NMCA Homecoming with Return to Memphis in 2019

Star Staff Reports The National Muscle Car Association (NMCA) will make a return to Memphis International Raceway in Millington thanks to facility upgrades as it’s bringing the spirit and excitement of street-legal drag racing back to its home. The drag competition and car show event is being dubbed “The Memphis Homecoming” and it is happening […]

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Ordinance allows crematories without BZA approval

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously passed an ordinance on final reading this week that allows crematories without approval by the Board of Zoning Appeals. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman Don […]

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Roland Named New Chamber Executive Director

Star Staff Reports The Millington Area Chamber of Commerce has announced Terry A. Roland as the new  executive director. Roland was first elected to the Shelby County Board of Commissioners in August 2010 to serve the people of District 4, Position 3. In August 2014, Commissioner Roland was re-elected to serve the people of District […]

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Aigbomian wins third straight gold in Long Jump

The EDA Flyers, a Millington-based AAU Track program, recently traveled to Des Moines, Iowa for the National Junior Olympics. Head Coach Dennis Alexander said the late July showcase produced several solid showing for his athletes. Bringing home gold in 2018 was Ehi Aigbomian. The 10-year-old won the girls Long Jump with a leap of 14-feet, […]

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School Board approves establishing assistant principal at E.A. Harrold

By Bill Short The Millington School Board voted unanimously this week to establish a new assistant principal position at E. A. Harrold Elementary School. It took the action Monday night during its regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Mark Coulter and seconded by Chris Denson. Board member Cody Childress called this “a good […]

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ONE MILLINGTON: Members of MMS ready to take on 2018-19

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Unity was on display in the Harvell Civic Center Friday. Three days away from kicking off the fifth year of Millington Municipal Schools, there was one big difference from the previous four years. Bo Griffin would be the superintendent of MMS when the first day of school kicked off, replacing Dr. […]

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To The Max: Hall-of-fame twins’ horseshoe careers add another title with Max Griffith’s world championship

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Brighton resident Max Griffith won the World Horseshoe Tournament July 21 in Florence, S.C. Back in 1982, the former Brighton High School Volleyball coach started pitching horseshoes in Tennessee. She and twin sister Mar Ray were the first women to be inducted in the Tennessee Horseshoe Hall of Fame. It began […]

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Board approves agreement for airport to use fire engine

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has approved an agreement with the Airport Authority for its use, maintenance and storage of a city fire engine. Board members took the action during their July 9 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Al Bell and seconded by Alderman Don Lowry. […]

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Man succumbs to wounds, woman left in critical condition from Woodstock incident

Star Staff Reports A man was shot and killed in the Woodstock area this past weekend. On Saturday morning around 1:45, a man was killed and a woman injured in a shooting in north Shelby County. Shelby County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the call at the 4300 block of Benjestown Road in the Woodstock area […]

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