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Former Union Countian to be here to sign copies of final book in Civil War trilogy

  Jane Bennett Gaddy, daughter of the late Charlie and Clytie Bennett, long-time residents of Union County, has recently released the final edition of her Faithful Sons Trilogy, “Joab, A Novel of the Old South.” Gaddy will be signing at eight events in Mississippi and Tennessee, April 13 – May 3. The New Albany event […]

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Republican committee to hold form for Ward 4 GOP candidates

  The Union County Republican Executive Committee will host a candidate forum for Will Tucker and Rick Lindley on April 22 at 6:30 p.m. at The Shak Restaurant. These two men are running in the May 7 Republican Primary Election to be the Republican Nominee for Ward 4 Alderman in the Municipal General Election on […]

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News Exchange to have political special section

  The News Exchange will publish a special political section next week in the April 25 issue to help provide information to voters for the upcoming municipal election The section will include brief information about the candidates and offices they are seeking. They will have the opportunity to briefly answer a few questions about issues […]

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New Albany’s McMillin was near finish line when Boston Marathon explosions occurred

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UNIE awards $18,000 in grants

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Moonstone and Friends to headline New Haven benefit playing classic country

  Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 st1:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table Normal”; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:””; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:”Times New Roman”; mso-ansi-language:#0400; mso-fareast-language:#0400; mso-bidi-language:#0400;} The fourth annual Night Out for New Haven fundraiser will be this Friday night, April 19, at the Magnolia Civic Center. […]

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Jazmine Spears signs with MSU

Seated L-R Agnes Spears, Jazmine Spears, Standing L-R Coast AnnaLisa Powell, Head Coach John Stroud, Curtis Spears and Coach Shay Ashford. Jazmine Spears of New Albany signed a Basketball scholarship with Mississippi State this morning. More to come on this story.

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‘Keep America Beautiful’ local cleanup coming in May

The city and county-wide cleanup effort hosted by Keep New Albany/Union County Beautiful, a local affiliate of the national program, will be Saturday, May 4, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. “With spring rapidly approaching, Keep New Albany/Union County Beautiful needs your help to keep America beautiful in our community,” organizer Vickie Duke said.  “You, […]

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Union County corn crop hopes to harvest cancer-fighting funds

Corny jokes, family fun and great music are returning to the Cine’ Theatre, all for a good cause. The Union County version of Hee Haw will be presented Friday and Saturday, April 12 and 13, to raise money for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. The event has become something of an annual tradition, […]

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RiverFest shirts already available

  People who want to buy Tallahatchie RiverFest T-shirts won’t have to wait until the week of the festival this year, and risk not being able to get one. Organizers decided to get the shirts early this year and tailor their orders to the actual requests. The logo for the 2013 festival was designed by […]

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