Hurricane News

By Susan Hooker Signs of the upcoming summer season in June are visible as the countryside fields are abloom with the white Queen Anne’s lace and the orange butterfly weeds and daylilies in the Lone Star and Shady Grove communities. The hill country at Sand Springs and Smoke Top boasts the blooms of the white […]

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Cornersville-Blythe news

By Martha Hardy Coming to you from a very stormy corner of Union County this Sunday afternoon. I have just had the third storm of this day pass by here with much lightning, very loud rolling thunder enough to put my little outside kitties into a traumatic fit. They were running around all over the […]

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Baptist Union County staff members Karen Young, Nursing Informatics and Timmy Wright, Nursing Manager of ICU/Stepdown, listen intensely as Melissa Ross with Voalte, Missy Coltharp, Baptist Union County Information Systems, and Terri Chapman, BMHCC Nursing Infomatics Analyst prepare for the new iPhone system.

Baptist Union County to pilot smart phone communication system

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County will pilot a new staff communication system that combines telephone, alarms and text messaging on Monday, June 17. The Voalté system uses the Apple iPhone interface to replace multiple hospital communication devices with one communication system. This simplified system will allow clinical staff to make and receive calls over the hospital’s […]

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County schools want tax increase to fund band program

By Rex Wilgus For the News Exchange (Editor’s note: The version of this story that appeared in the print version of the News Exchange contained some incorrect information about teacher resignations and change of duties at Myrtle Attendance Center. The version below is corrected.) NEW ALBANY – During their regular meeting on June 3, 2013, […]

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Former resident-turned-poet Howard Brown to talk about book at library

The Union County Library in New Albany Luncheon with Books Tuesday, June 18, at will feature a review of the book The Gossamer Nature of Random Things: A First Collection of Poems by the author Howard Brown, a New Albany native.  Brown, the son of the late William H. (Bill) Brown and Colin Elizabeth (Tiny) […]

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Play for the fun of it

The past few weeks I have ventured out to BNA Bank Park to snap a few photos of our future stars of the diamond for our paper. For the most part, it appears that the kids are having a good time playing the game. I trust that our adults are allowing the kids to have […]

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State Auditor’s office releases statement on Golding investigation

Special agents with State Auditor Stacey Pickering's office are currently investigating Union County Coroner Mark Golding, according to a press release issued by the agency Thursday afternoon.   According to statements made in the press release, Mark Golding is being investigated for issuing false claims and invoices to Union County that he investigated deaths within […]

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Call for entries for Arts, Beats & Eats

The New Albany Main Street Association is now accepting call for entries from artists for the 2013 Arts, Beats & Eats. The submission form is available at the New Albany Main Street Association office located at 135 East Bankhead Street or on the Main Street website at www.newalbanymainstreet.com. The deadline for submissions is July 12, […]

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Madness is coming

Museum Madness 2013 – Camp Create Join us at the Union County Heritage Museum for Camp Create, a week of fun and educational projects, learn and make and take. Camp begins daily at 9 a.m. and ends with parent – pick up at 12 noon. The schedule is changing this year to a week full […]

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Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County gets official go-ahead for emergency room expansion

By The Associated Press Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County has been given state approval to triple the capacity of its emergency room in New Albany. The Mississippi State Department of Health issued a certificate of need for the project this week. Mississippi requires a CON in a process designed to avoid duplication of health care services […]

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