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NAHS production of ‘The Little Mermaid’ to be biggest yet

Almost every year it can truthfully be said that the musical production to be presented by New Albany High School is the most technically challenging ever. This year’s effort may still leave its predecessors behind. NAHS is presenting Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” as this year’s annual musical production. The story, as familiarized in the popular […]

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Myrtle to hold special election for alderman

The Town of Myrtle will hold a special election Tuesday, March 15, to fill a vacant alderman’s post. According to Town Clerk Marie White, Alderman David Brown has submitted his resignation because he no longer lives in the town limits and is disqualified from serving as a result. Candidates must, of course, be qualified voters […]

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Nanney says county one of very few ‘recovered’ from Recession of 2008

Union County residents have been aware that our community seems to be doing well – making more progress than other area cities in several respects. It turns out, however, that we are doing much better in some ways than anyone realized. Union County Development Association Executive Director Phil Nanney reported to his board of directors […]

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Service First Champion Ethan Thomas and Walter Grace

Baptist Union County selects Service First Champion

   Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County recently announced Ethan Thomas, certified admissions representative, has been named Service First Champion for the quarter. Service First Champions are individuals who consistently exceed all expectations for the purpose of serving others and are nominated by colleagues, physicians, patients and their family/support persons for outstanding service. Thomas was nominated by […]

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New Albany Health and Rehab community blood drive

New Albany Health and Rehab will be holding a community blood drive with Mississippi Blood Services on Wednesday, Feb. 3, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The MBS Donor Coach will be in the parking lot. All donors will receive a T-shirt. Donors can now check their total cholesterol on their MBSConnect Account! February is […]

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New Albany and Union County schools menus for Feb. 1-5

New Albany Schools menu for Feb. 1-5   Elementary School   Monday, Feb. 1 Chicken Patty Sandwich, 
Red Beans and Rice
 with Sausage
, Criss Cut Sweet Potatoes
, Green Peas
, Sliced Strawberries
, Assorted Fruit Juices
, Whole Grain Biscuit
, Chocolate Pudding, 
Fat Free Chocolate Milk
, Skim Milk
, One Percent Milk Tuesday, Feb. 2 Sausage Pizza
, Mexican Burrito
, […]

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It’s IRS scam season; stay on the alert

Union Countians are known for taking care of their family and community members. There’s a way you can help others, particularly the elderly, that you may not have thought of. Income tax season is here again and most people will receive their various tax-related forms in the next few days. Many will file their returns […]

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New Albany Garden Club

The New Albany Garden Club met on Thursday, Jan. 14 at, the Concord Inn, home of Tanya Coombs. Hostesses were Paulette Cossitt, Lydia Kimbrough, and Lynn Madden. Members were welcomed with a dessert table featuring apple turnovers and ice cream made by Mrs. Madden. The table was centered with a beautiful arrangement, “Winter Wonderland,” made […]

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Hwy. 9 railroad crossing at Blue Springs to close Thursday for repairs

On Thursday, January 28, B&S Railroad crews will be closing the railroad crossing on Highway 9 in Blue Springs to make needed repairs to the crossing. The closure will take place from 5:30 a.m. until approximately 1:00 p.m. A detour route will be in place along Interstate 22, Highway 15 and Highway 348.

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County road manager James Byers to retire; board names Wiginton to take over job

Union County will have a new road manager next month after long-time manager James Byers retires. The board of supervisors Monday voted to name Scotty Wiginton new road manager effective next month. “We did everything we could to get James to stay but I think he just thinks it’s time and wants to spend more […]

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