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Hawks, Falcons fall in semifinals

When the boys championship game in Region 2-1A tips off Saturday night, it will be without two of the more dominant teams in the division, as Myrtle and Ingomar were both upset in their semifinal match-ups Friday night.   Potts Camp won in the final seconds off free throws by Kris Roberts to move into […]

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Lady Hawks advance to division championship

Myrtle and H.W. Byers will square off once more, as they will vie for the Region 2-1A championship Saturday night.   Neither team had a problem advancing from the semifinal round, with the Lady Hawks defeating Potts Camp, 81-38. Aspriona Gilbert scored nine of Myrtle’s 20 first quarter points, while Meshay Cox hit two three-pointers […]

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Union County Sheriff’s jail docket for Feb. 11

Cameo A. High, 641 County Road 64 South, New Albany, 19, was charged with felony bad check at 3 p.m., Feb. 7, 2011. Reggie Johnson, 159 Al Johnson Road, Como, 29, was charged with contempt of court and old fines at 3:15 p.m., Feb. 7, 2011. Henry L. Cameron, 806 South Hilldale, New Albany, 47, […]

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Union County Sheriff’s call log for Feb. 11

January 24 Hwy 178 W.: Lady called concerned about the dog that lives at trailer in Twin Creeks. Wants an officer to talk to the homeowner because the dog is on a chain that may only be a foot long. CR 108: Caller says subjects stealing from him and they are there now. Fred’s Pharmacy: […]

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Howard qualifies for West Post constable race

Andy Howard of Ingomar has announced his candidacy for West Post constable. Howard, a resident of Union County for 40 years, is currently employed in the maintenance department at Ashley Furniture for the past year.  Prior to his current employment, he was self-employed for 15 years in home construction. Howard attends Neely Memorial Baptist Church.  […]

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Local resident expresses concern over portrayal of rental property issue

One New Albany resident and landlord voiced her concern during the recent New Albany Board of Alderman meeting over the way the issue of rental housing has been portrayed in the press. Patty Young came before the board, bringing with her copies of both the state of Mississippi’s “Landlord and Tenant Act” and the New […]

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‘Night on the Town’ set for next Thursday

New Albany has been home to a school for fifty years that has educated numerous clients with special needs. The name of this unique school is the New Haven Center for Special Needs Adults, and the school has an upcoming fundraiser, which will be known as the second “Night Out for New Haven.” The night […]

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Snow, ice causes havoc for Union County residents

Union County was hit once again with a heavy mix of snow and ice Wednesday afternoon and evening, causing the closings of both New Albany and Union County schools, as well as local businesses, on Thursday. The wintry build-up on roads throughout the county also caused havoc for motorists.  Union County Sheriff Tommy Wilhite said […]

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Three charged with armed robbery

Three New Albany men have been charged in connection with the robbery of Sonic Drive-In late Monday evening. John C. Anderson, 21, of 1228 County Road 88, Richard D. Duncan, 18, and Dujaun Foote, 25, both of 1108 County Road 87, Lot 1 were charged with armed robbery. According to New Albany Police Chief David […]

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School Boards Recognition Week

Dear Editor: The Union County School District and the New Albany School District will join districts across the state to thank school board members during School Board Member Recognition Week, Feb. 13-19, for their leadership and service to local school districts and communities. “This week is our opportunity to say thank you to our school […]

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