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Elementary students share classroom blog

  This winter, two first grade classes at New Albany Elementary School participated in a “Winter Wonderland Exchange” Classroom Blog. They communicated with kindergarten, first grade, and third grade students from Ohio, Arkansas, Pennsylvania, California, Kentucky, Vermont, Georgia, Michigan, Florida, & Ontario, Canada. Each classroom participating in the Exchange sent twenty crafts and a letter […]

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Della Brewster

BNA Bank announces promotions

On behalf of the BNA Bank board of directors, James R. Collins, President, announces the following promotions. Della Brewster has been named Assistant Vice President of Loans and Business Development.  Della has been in the banking industry for much of her career, having worked in banks in her native Louisiana as well as for the […]

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Correction for 3/14/13 issue

In the 3/14/13 issue of the News Exchange there is a ‘Vote Against’ ad that ran on the back page of Sports, page 8B. In this ad we failed to acknowledge the group that placed the ad in the bottom of the ad as is usually done. At the bottom of this ad it should […]

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New Albany High prospective chefs compete at state invitational

  The New Albany High School Culinary Arts Team recently participated in the Mississippi Restaurant Association Education Foundation’s 2013 MS ProStart Invitational at the Old Capitol Inn in Jackson. Teams from throughout the state of Mississippi travel to Jackson to compete in this event which is comparable to the Top Chef program on television. The […]

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NAES continues to improve Coordinated School Health initiative

Improving the overall health of students is more than just an idea at New Albany Elementary School (NAES). It is a concept that is continually practiced and improved upon within the school community. NAES began to fully implement the eight components of Coordinated School Health (CSH) more than five years ago. The eight components include: […]

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Turn clocks ahead Sunday

Daylight Saving Time takes effect at 2 a.m. this Sunday, March 10. Everyone is reminded to set their clocks ahead one hour before going to bed Saturday night, for instance, from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. The hour of sleep lost will be regained when Daylight Saving Time ends Nov. 3. For those who have […]

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Storm chaser Jay Robertson displays a radar image of the tornado they were first to confirm before it struck the Hattiesburg area.

Storm chasers fill technological void

  Most local residents are aware of the devastating tornado that moved through the Hattiesburg area several weeks ago, but probably few know that the twister was first confirmed by a local group of storm chasers. The group is named North Mississippi Storm Chasers and Spotters and director Jay Robertson is quick to note the […]

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‘You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown’ opens Thursday

The Broadway musical based on the comic characters created by Charles Schultz is being performed by the Tallahatchie River Players at the Cine’ Theatre Thursday, through Saturday, March 7-9 at 7:30 each night. The popular show follows the Peanuts gang through a single day as Charlie Brown pines for the little red-headed girl, Linus wants […]

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Friday last day to qualify for city elections

By J. Lynn West Friday at 5 p.m. is the deadline to qualify as a candidate for municipal elections in New Albany and other Union County area towns. The only two incumbents still unopposed are Ward Two Alderman Johnny Anderson and Alderman-at-Large Scott Dunnam. Ward Three has received several candidates, possibly because incumbent Tommie Beasley […]

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Mae Page, 90

Mae Ardellar Page, 90, died Monday, March 4, 2013, at her home. She was born on July 19, 1922, the daughter of Jeff and Annie Fish. Mrs. Page was a homemaker, a member of The Church of Acts and a member of Gold Star Mothers Organization. She deeply loved her Lord and her family and […]

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