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Happy Days are coming courtesy of MEF

Star Staff Reports In the fall of 2016, the Millington Education Foundation distributed $20,000 in grants to teachers in the four Millington schools. In the course of three years, the foundation has given out $45,000 to enhance the ongoing education of our area students. This kind of support would not be possible without the help […]

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Infrastructure Improvement: Board adopts resolution accepting grant to demolish Millington South property

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously adopted a resolution this week to accept a $350,000 grant from Shelby County to demolish the vacant Millington South property. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Don Lowry and seconded by Alderman […]

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NEW ALERT: Vehicle hits building in Plaza Shopping Center

Star Staff Reports Orange cones currently mark where a vehicle struck the building at the 7800 block of Church Street, the Plaza Shopping Center. Earlier this morning around 6, a patient at the Fresenius Medical Care Millington Dialysis located at 7840 Church Street hit the gas instead of the brake crashing into the brick portion […]

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School Board approves Inter-Local Agreement for CTE coordination

By Bill Short The Millington School Board unanimously approved an Inter-Local Agreement this week with the Arlington school district for coordination of Career and Technical Education services. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Larry Jackson and seconded by Mark Coulter. When the six municipal […]

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NEWS ALERT: Community Art Show featuring area students this Saturday

Star Staff Report A Community Art Show (“Art Teaches Us”) is this Saturday at the Civic Center from noon to 5. The Art Show includes artworks and literary works from all the area schools: E.A. Harrold, Millington Elementary School, Millington Central High School, Millington Middle School, Lucy Elementary and E.E. Jeter. There will be refreshments […]

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Board adopts resolution to purchase, demolish property on South Street

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has adopted a resolution authorizing the city to purchase and demolish a combination of buildings on South Street. Board members took the action during their March 13 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Bethany Huffman and seconded by Alderman Don Lowry. The […]

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Cascade of Success

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 13-year history of the Trojans Broadcasting Program under the leadership and guidance of Marshonn Calvin is impressive with some of the names being Edward Jones, Noah Ongay, Jordan Brooks, Rubin Seymore, Randall Davis and Gabe O’Neal. Those Millington Central High School graduate have won the Filmmaking competition at the NAACP […]

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NEWS ALERT: Rack Room Shoes opens today in Millington

Star Staff Reports Rack Room Shoes opens in the Shoppes of Millington Farms today st 10 a.m. The 6,000 square-foot retail store is the latest arrival to the shopping mecca of Flag City joining Rue 21, Petco and others just off Highway 51 North. The store hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through […]

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NEWS ALERT: rue21 opens, Petco set for operation this Monday

Star Staff Reports The most recent business opening in Millington was celebrated yesterday with rue21 in the Shoppes of Millington Farms. Next door neighbor Petco is schedule to open Monday. Close by Huey’s is still undergoing finishing touches with the patio being constructed. The Memphis based restaurant is scheduled to open April 24. The centerpiece […]

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Board adopts resolution to buy vacant county school property

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously adopted a resolution that authorizes the city to purchase vacant property owned by Shelby County Schools. Board members took the action during their March 13 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Bethany Huffman and seconded by Alderman Don Lowry. The […]

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