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Agape Valentine banquet

Agape Health Services will hold its second annual Valentine fundraising banquet Saturday, Feb. 6, at 6 p.m. in the Hillcrest Baptist Church fellowship hall. Agape Health Services provides health care to the uninsured and otherwise needy of the community. The guest speaker will be J. J. Jasper, morning on-air personality on American Family Radio. He […]

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Juwan Price

East Union high school senior dies suddenly; services set for Friday

East Union students and faculty are mourning the loss of senior student Juwan Price, who died Sunday at his home in Baldwyn. Price, 18, was a member of the East Union bowling team and at one time a waterboy for the football team. Staff members at East Union remember Price as being a quiet young […]

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Holly Springs tornado causes power outage in New Albany

By David Johnson New Albany Gazette Half of the power grid in New Albany is out now, according to Bill Mattox, manager of New Albany Light, Gas and Water. The outage includes two substations because they are tied to the Tennessee Valley Authority feeder out of Holly Springs. That feeder was hit by the tornado […]

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Union County, New Albany make changes to garbage schedules during holidays

Governmental offices will close Thursday and Friday, Dec. 24 and 25, in observance of the Christmas holiday, and close the following Thursday and Friday, Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 in observance of New Year’s. Solid waste pickup will be affected both weeks. In the county, the Friday, Dec. 25 route will be picked up on […]

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New Albany postpones Christmas parade

The City of New Albany and Tallahatchie River Players announced Monday morning that the annual Christmas parade, set for 7 p.m., has been postponed. The group met to discuss the status of the parade, considering rainy conditions in the area. The parade is now set for 7 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 1.  If the current rainy […]

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Basil, Hartfield in runoff for superintendent race

Ken Basil, incumbent in the race for Union County Superintendent, will face Dr. Loretta Hartfield in a runoff of the Democratic Party on Tuesday, Aug. 25. Basil, who nears the end of his second term in the office, received 1,918 votes in Tuesday’s primary, or 46 percent, while Dr. Hartfield received 1,172 votes, or 28 […]

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Illinois manufacturer acquires Worthington Cylinders

An Illinois-based manufacturing company announced Friday that it has acquired the operating assets of the New Albany’s impact extrusion facility, Worthington Cylinders. Spokesmen with Thunderbird LLC, located in Elk Grove Village, Ill., said the facility will be renamed Metal Impact South LLC and join with Metal Impact LLC, one of its subsidiaries. The New Albany […]

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East Union Attendance Center beauty review

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Ellistown Breezes for Feb. 27, 2015

By Margaret McCraw Deepest sympathy to the families of Dean Pannell who recently died. I enjoyed a nice visit last Saturday, Feb. 21, from my cousins who live in Memphis and Horn Lake.  First cousin Hulan “Jack” Roberts, age 95, and his two sons, Jerry and Mike.  He lost his oldest son Jackie in early […]

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Eastern Lights for Feb. 27, 2015

By Loretta Easley Hello to Twanda Little who is improving nicely after a short illness.  She is always busy with household chores.  By the way, she is a good cook also. The weather may be icy before you read this. Spring weather only last a few days and then winter sets in again this time […]

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