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Union Co. sees major snowfall

Just a little over two weeks since New Albany and Union County residents received a white Christmas, snow fell once again in the region Sunday evening and into early Monday. According to the National Weather Service, approximately six to eight inches of snow fell in New Albany and Union County.  Fortunately, the snow had little […]

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Freed-Hardeman wins two at Blue Mountain

Nationally ranked Freed-Hardeman took a pair of opening-season league wins from Blue Mountain College here Thursday night. The Lions dropped the Toppers 74-62 in the nightcap after FHU took the women’s contest 93-58 over BMC. It was the TranSouth Athletic Conference opener for both teams. Kyle Teichman scored 23 points to lead the NAIA No. […]

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NEMCC splits twin bill versus Jones County

Northeast Mississippi Community College’s men and women’s basketball teams started the new year with a split decision against Jones County Junior College on the hardwood at Bonner Arnold Coliseum on Thursday night, January 6. Jones County’s Lady Bobcats captured the opener 95-73 over Ricky Ford’s Lady Tigers, while David Robbins’ Tigers improved to 4-2 at […]

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NAHS opens new year in soccer

New Albany opened the new year with two weekend matches against Pontotoc and Corinth. The Lady ‘Dawgs dropped both contests, 5-0 to Pontotoc and 3-1 to Corinth with Morgan Odle scoring the lone goal of the two games, assisted by Hannah Anderson in Saturday’s road match at Corinth. “We were already exhausted with playing the […]

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Winter storm hits Union County, forces school closings

A winter storm that has affected much of Mississippi arrived in Union County around 4 p.m. Sunday.   The National Weather Service had predicted anywhere from two to eight inches of snow would fall in the Northeast Mississippi area beginning Sunday afternoon and into Sunday night. Because of the storm, several area schools have announced […]

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Late rally lifts New Albany over Myrtle

The deciding factor in the latest installment of one of the county’s biggest rivalries came down to a single play pinning two of the area’s best players against one another. With less than a minute remaining and the score tied, Jazmine Spears held the ball close to mid-court, eventually driving in the lane against Aspriona […]

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No rules for rentals

The defeat of a plan to establish minimum standards for rental housing in New Albany is a significant step backward in the effort to improve our community. The Board of Aldermen vote was 2 to 3 on the proposal that would have set  standards for habitation and given the city building inspector the authority to […]

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Northeast set to begin the new year on the hardwoon

Northeast Mississippi Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams will come off the holiday break and head straight for the hardwood.   Northeast is scheduled for six games in five days – three men and three women contests – just a day after classes resume on the Booneville campus.   Ricky Ford’s Lady Tigers enter […]

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Bulldogs’ tournament win

New Albany has made a lot of noise the last two seasons in basketball, with most of the focus staying on the girls side. The state’s top ranked team, who currently still hold a national ranking in the USA Today poll, will again make a push for a state title, but behind them, in the […]

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2011 Union County Tournament schedule announced

County coaches gathered on Wednesday in preparation for the 2011 Union County Basketball Tournaments, which will be held at Myrtle and Ingomar. Brackets for both the high school and junior high touneys were decided, with the three-day varsity event taking place Jan. 13-15. New Albany will be the number one seed for both the boys […]

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