Next Thursday Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County will conduct another of its major community outreach programs. It’s the 2015 Community Health Fair, an opportunity for any person in our community to get a basic update on his or her health for little or no cost. Between 6:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. hospital personnel and volunteers will […]
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Vance Witt is an affable, soft-spoken man who does not crave the limelight. He also is a man with a distinguished career and a strong commitment to community service. In our opinion those qualities make him an excellent choice to be joining the Northeast Mississippi Community College’s Alumni Hall of Fame. The board chairman of […]
Evans discusses local education needs with members of congress Lance Evans, principal of New Albany High School, was honored as state secondary school principal of the year at the NASSP Principal of the Year Institute, a Washington, DC event hosted annually by the National Association of Secondary School Principals. During the Institute, Evans formally received […]
Last week students at New Albany Elementary School got new musical instruments they will use to perform with a professional symphony orchestra before the school year ends. This year for the first time New Albany elementary music students are participating in a program called Link Up, which is sponsored nationally by the Carnegie Hall organization […]
The effort by Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County to offer quality-focused health care while controlling costs has reaped dividends both for patients and the hospital. Baptist is one of only three hospitals in the country recognized with the Quest Award for High-Value Healthcare. The other two hospitals are Memorial Hospital Miramar in Miramar, Fla., and West […]
Vance Witt of New Albany and Earline “Woodsie” Woods make up this year’s class of inductees into Northeast Mississippi Community College’s Alumni Hall of Fame. Inductions werr set to take place at the annual Homecoming Alumni & Sports Hall of Fame dinner. Recognitions were also to be made during the pre-game ceremony prior to the Homecoming football […]
Each year, after Tallahatchie RiverFest Weekend has come and gone, we take a look at the various activities and comment on how we think they fared. The bottom line is that we think in most respects it was a down year. There are probably lots of reasons. We’ll offer our opinion on several of them. […]
By Michaela Gibson Morris Daily Journal and Staff Reports NEW ALBANY – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County has worked hard to make quality care a team sport. “Our patients are the focus of what we do,” said Barbara Owens, administrative director at the New Albany hospital. “No one group has made that happen. It’s very much […]
The Union County Board of Supervisors’ decision Monday to regulate the sale some powdered caffeine in the county was a good one. The ordinance makes it illegal to sell any product that contains more than 25 percent caffeine to anyone under the age of 18. Enforcement is up to the sheriff’s department and is handled […]
By Ben Bernstein, MD September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and I want to encourage everyone, especially men, to learn more about prostate cancer and how it can affect your health. There are late stages of prostate cancer that can cause patients to experience various symptoms like severe back pain, difficulty emptying the bladder, […]
- Supervisors get update on debts owed to county October 2, 2015
- Columbus Day holiday won’t affect most services October 7, 2015
- City school board updates policy on overnight, other field trips October 7, 2015
- Kirk defeats cancer through faith in God, family October 7, 2015
- State Main Street president says local program one of best in state October 7, 2015
- Community Health Fair October 9, 2015
- Aldermen act to restrict limit downtown parking, yard sales October 9, 2015
- Aldermen act on several items but subdivision, sign, metal siding ordinances still not settled October 9, 2015
- Hospital ‘Tree of Love’ offers opportunity to honor others and help patients October 9, 2015
- Master Gardener Pat James becomes pumpkin man October 9, 2015
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