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Union County student chooses summer study abroad

Kellie Skinner of New Albany is among some 275 University of Mississippi students who are participating in study abroad programs this summer through the UM Study Abroad Office.  She is visiting the United Kingdom from July 4 to July 27 where she is experiencing the country’s culture and studying at the Institute for Study Abroad – […]

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Northeast announces spring honors lists

Northeast announces 2013 spring President’s List  One hundred and seventy-six (176) Northeast Mississippi Community College students achieved a grade point average of 4.0 for the 2013 spring semester and as a result have been named to the distinguished President’s List. Area students on the President’s List include: Keisha Leann McCraw of Hickory Flat, Austin Zachary […]

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Sherman news

By Martha Swindle The Mayor and Board of Aldermen are attending the Mississippi Municipal League’s 82nd Annual Conference this week at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center.  “Strong Cities: Putting the Pieces Together” is this year’s theme, and the agenda features educational programs that offers excellent training and information to all of the members–newly […]

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Macedonia news

By Lou McQuary On Friday, July 5, the Children’s Department left for Shocco Springs, Ala. for children’s camp. Attending the camp were: Jayden, Anna and Emma Carwyle; Lakin and Gunner Carwyle; Linzi Moore; Melody Powell; Nathalie Naranjo; Molly Porter; Parker Childers; Wesley Harrell; Claire Douell; Madison Bennett; Hunter Baggett; Chloe Wright; Rheagan and Levi Floyd; […]

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Hurricane news

By Susan Hooker The Wise Family Farms are busy with all the produce that is getting ripe in their gardens. Last week’s purchase of a cantaloupe was a good deal. I envy their large containers of brightly colored flowers that are blooming. I think that their Miracle Grow must be stronger than my brand, Area crops […]

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Cornersville-Blythe news

By Martha Hardy The weatherman told us last night (Saturday) that we had a chance of rain today and have been looking and hoping it would happen. We had a few, very few, minutes of a shower but need much more. It has been very overcast all day and that helps to keep the plants […]

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Wright Glass and Aluminum under new ownership

Wright Glass and Aluminum, LLC, held a ribbon-cutting this past Tuesday to mark the new ownership of the business by Ray Gafford and Eddie Gafford. The operation of the business, at 111 McGill St., will be unchanged with the same phone number and office hours, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. According to […]

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Baptist Union County recognizes nurse who performs above and beyond expectations

  Shelby Carpenter, a nurse at the Women’s Center at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County, recently received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses, an award given in appreciation of the work nurses do. Carpenter was nominated by several former patients who praised Carpenter for her compassion and excellent care. Nurses like Carpenter are nominated by patients […]

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Farm Service Agency announces county committee election

The Union County Farm Service Agency announces that the election for County Committee member from Local Administrative Area 2 has begun. Landowners and producers of agricultural products may nominate a producer from LAA-2 to serve a 3-year term on the COC, the nomination period started June17 and ends Aug. 1. LAA-2 includes Ingomar, Bald Hill, […]

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Newport Furniture files Chapter 11

Furniture Today reported this past week that New Albany upholstery manufacturer Newport Furniture has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The story by Larry Thomas said Newport estimated its assets at $1 million to $10 million and liabilities of $10 million to $50 million. Court documents include a listing of its 20 largest creditors – […]

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