Terri Kirk is tough. She has worked at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County for 31 years, is Respiratory Therapy Director and has faced thousands of life-critical situations. Although she has to drive 40 miles each way to and from the hospital, she has only missed work twice in those 31 years. And yet she found herself […]
Cost savings, particularly in utilities, and careful management have led to the New Albany School District’s ending the past year with more money than expected. Director of Accounting Services Suzanne Coffey told trustees Monday that after closing the past year out this week the district maintenance fund was left with $1,839,486. That’s nearly $250,000 more […]
Schools will be out and federal government offices will close next Monday, Sept. 12, in observance of Columbus day but most Union County services will not be affected. City and county offices will be open Monday and city and county solid waste collections will proceed as usual. The New Albany Gazette office will be open […]
Evans discusses local education needs with members of congress Lance Evans, principal of New Albany High School, was honored as state secondary school principal of the year at the NASSP Principal of the Year Institute, a Washington, DC event hosted annually by the National Association of Secondary School Principals. During the Institute, Evans formally received […]
Last week students at New Albany Elementary School got new musical instruments they will use to perform with a professional symphony orchestra before the school year ends. This year for the first time New Albany elementary music students are participating in a program called Link Up, which is sponsored nationally by the Carnegie Hall organization […]
County supervisors will now close a section of County Road 200 after no one appeared at a hearing Monday to oppose it. The section of road is less than a mile, has no structures and has not been maintained, although either end of the road is in use. It will be up to the E-911 […]
Bob Monroe will review Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough’s book “The Wright Brothers” at Luncheon with Books at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library on Tuesday, Oct. 20. There will be a light lunch hosted by the New Century Club beginning at 11:30 a.m. followed at noon by the book review.
The Tallahatchie River Players will present “Music at the Magnolia” this Saturday, Oct. 10, starting at 6 p.m. in the Magnolia Room of the civic center. The night features a catered dinner accompanied and followed by music by Tina Barkley and Mark Garrett singing light jazz and soothing tunes. The program is part of expansion […]
BY DENNIS CLAYTON ELLISTOWN – East Union had three possessions in the first quarter of Thursday’s Division 1-2A against H.W. Byers and the Urchins made the best of them, scoring three touchdowns to key a fast start and huge 42-6 win. “This is the point that we were wanting to get to, being 1-0 in […]
East Union clinches division title and drops softball powerhouse from undefeated ranks BY DENNIS CLAYTON ELLISTOWN – East Union book-ended a couple of home runs in their Division 1-2A game against Baldwyn to take a 13-3 win in five innings on Thursday. On Saturday the Lady Urchins ended Mooreville’s hopes for an undefeated season by […]
- Supervisors get update on debts owed to county October 2, 2015
- Columbus Day holiday won’t affect most services October 7, 2015
- City school board updates policy on overnight, other field trips October 7, 2015
- Kirk defeats cancer through faith in God, family October 7, 2015
- State Main Street president says local program one of best in state October 7, 2015
- Community Health Fair October 9, 2015
- Aldermen act to restrict limit downtown parking, yard sales October 9, 2015
- Aldermen act on several items but subdivision, sign, metal siding ordinances still not settled October 9, 2015
- Hospital ‘Tree of Love’ offers opportunity to honor others and help patients October 9, 2015
- Master Gardener Pat James becomes pumpkin man October 9, 2015
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