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Ongay wins first in ACT-SO Filmmaking

Millington Central High School broadcasting student Noah Ongay won first place in The 2015 Memphis Regional NAACP ACT-SO Competition for Filmmaking on March 13 at First Baptist Church Broad. As a Gold Medal winner Ongay will now go on to the national competition in Philadelphia this July. The Memphis Branch of The NAACP along with […]

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Board approves Economic Impact Plan for development on Highway 51 North

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen adopted a resolution this week approving an Economic Impact Plan for development of an area at the north end of the city. Board members took the action Monday night during a special called meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Mike Caruthers and seconded by […]

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Ed Haley

Welcome Back Ed Haley

Star Staff Reports The right person, in the right job, at the right time is vital to the success of any operation.  The City of Millington is no exception.  Since changing to a City Manager form of Government in 2012, it has been a struggle to achieve this objective…until now.  Ed Haley has returned to […]

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Dyson crowned

Tennessee’s Princess

Star Staff Reports This past weekend Brighton High School’s Desiree Dyson made history for Tipton County as she captured the crown of Miss Tennessee’s Teen Princess 2015. Desiree is the first titleholder from Tipton County to win a state title in the Miss Tennessee Organization. Not only did Desiree make Tipton County history, but she […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Van crashes into Millington City Hall

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The work day ended with a bang at Millington City Hall. This afternoon, a gold Buick van crashed into the side doors at the 7930 Nelson Road location. The driver appeared to be fine as she remain on the scene after the accident. The Millington Police and Fire departments were on […]

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Roy Remington

MAA’s Remington Airport Manager of the Year for Tennessee

By Thomas Sellers Jr. There has been a steady landing of good news at the Millington Regional Jetport lately. Employees, officials and members of the city of Millington are anticipating the opening of the Flight Training school near the main terminal on April 1. But those affiliated with the Millington Regional Jetport and Millington Airport […]

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Millington Arts Council Flyer 2015

Millington Arts Council to host event March 28

Star Staff Reports Join the Millington Arts Council on Saturday, March 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the NSA Mid-South Conference Center (Pat Thompson Building) as they present a new cultural arts event, “Connecting the Community and the Arts.” The day will be full of musical entertainment, student artwork, local artists and vendors, […]

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BUS Starbucks renovations

Millington Starbucks under renovation, still serving coffee

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Starbucks Coffee located at 8507 Highway 51 North in Millington is currently undergoing renovations. But the popular coffee chain is still operating on site, just outside in a trailer from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The normal operating hours are from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, […]

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Dr. Ben Amaba

MCHS graduate to be guest speaker at MEF’s Banquet April 7

Star Staff Reports The Millington Education Foundation is proud to host Dr. Ben Amaba, Millington Central High School alumnus and IBM World Wide Executive, as our guest speaker for the Second Annual Banquet April 7 in Millington. Amaba will host a conversation in education and the practice of innovation on economic development. He will discuss […]

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Preparedness Seminar in Millington

Star Staff Reports The University of Memphis will co-sponsor Millington Emergency Preparedness Seminar. The city of Millington, West Tennessee Seismic Safety Commission, University of Memphis and CERTPlus will present a free emergency preparedness seminar and expo March 31 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Harrell Civic Center Auditorium in Millington. “Millington Get Ready!” will […]

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