Fireworks sales up, Millington bucks trend and holds public celebration

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: July 03, 2020 3:55 PM CT | Published: July 03, 2020 3:43 PM CT
<strong>Barbra Ward helps her granddaughter Addie Ward pick out some fireworks for their Fourth of July celebrations at Crazy K Fireworks in Millington on Friday, July 3.&nbsp;Crazy K is one of several fireworks retailers set up in Millington this year.</strong>&nbsp;(Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Barbra Ward helps her granddaughter Addie Ward pick out some fireworks for their Fourth of July celebrations at Crazy K Fireworks in Millington on Friday, July 3. Crazy K is one of several fireworks retailers set up in Millington this year. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

In the absence of municipal fireworks displays this year – except in Millington – due to the coronavirus pandemic, many are depending solely on their own private celebrations.

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Michael Waddell

Michael Waddell is a native Memphian with more than 20 years of professional writing and editorial experience, working most recently with The Daily News and High Ground News.


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