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BEST SELLERS’ LIST- Blockbuster night: Ranking the most sizzling summer releases of all time

By Thomas Sellers Jr. By the time you conclude this countdown, you might question my test in movies and if I even know what a summer blockbuster is. In the 1970s, Hollywood studios needed a way to boost profits during the months of June, July and into August. Drive-in theaters were doing well, but what […]

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THE GENUINE ARTICLE: 2018 Who’s Who Part II

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Genuine Article concludes the look back at 2017-18 TSSAA Sports year Who’s Who Part 2. These seniors from our area schools have left a lasting mark on the heart, mind and in some cases, soul of this reporter. Most Talented Mac Coulter & Haley Ramsey Hard work goes into being […]

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SOUTHERN RAISIN’ Someone Must Have Known Something

By Otis Griffin Now a days it seems like the only way you get to visit with folks you have known a life time is at a funeral.  Well, maybe at the hospital when you bump in to a friend or maybe relatives of an old friend.  What we have taken for granted is catching […]

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Settling Injury Cases for Children

By David Peel As the father of three, I especially enjoy working with children who are recovering from injuries from accidents. Tennessee requires children’s cases to be court approved to be final and binding. This is how the actual law reads: Tennessee Code § 29-34-105 (2017) (a) Notwithstanding any other law or rule to the […]

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BEST SELLERS’ LIST: Attention, ladies – A few rules for your interactions with social media

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Last week I tackled the issue of social media etiquette, addressing men. I gave the fellas a few rules to help them better navigate their accounts to limit issues like losing a job or even dying. To be fair, I have to take some time and space in this publication to […]

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Craziest Will Provisions

By David Peel Most peoples’ Last Will and Testaments simply indicate that whatever they own is to be passed on to their family members. Occasionally, problematic people may be disinherited. Or, sometimes conditions are set up on recovering money, such as graduating college.But these Wills have become rather famous for having a little bit more […]

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BEST SELLERS’ LIST – Attention, men: Helpful pointers for conducting yourself on social media

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Social media has taken over the world and appears to control most of our lives. No matter the time of the year, people find any reason or excuse to log onto his or her account to share. These platforms give us a chance to portray the life we want everyone to […]

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Types of Lawyers

By David Peel Much like the medical profession, the legal profession is allocated into lawyers who focus on certain type of legal matters. The way I would define the basic types include the following: Plaintiff injury attorneys that do the things that I do: Personal injury lawyer. … Trucking attorney Medical malpractice attorney Worker’s compensation […]

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BEST SELLERS’ LIST- True value: Best television dads remind writer of his father

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Father’s Day is this Sunday. We all can admit this day doesn’t get the fanfare of Mother’s Day. The special ladies in our lives get flowers, candy, jewelry, trips, dinners, concerts and much more. Meanwhile, most father figures are happy with a home-cooked meal, a cold one and a little peace […]

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2018 Best in Food: Food helps during life’s biggest changes

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Last summer was about 90 days that changed my life forever. Throughout June, the staff of The Millington Star packed up our office in preparation to move to Bartlett for our day-to-day operation. Since the move, several residents of Millington and South Tipton county have found their way to 2850 Stage […]

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