Supervisors approve bid for Chancery courtroom renovations

Renovations for the Union County Chancery Courtroom will begin soon. William Mills with Mills and Mills Architects, PC of New Albany told the Union County Board of Supervisors that the renovations should begin mid-October. He said, “The courtroom will be enlarged, more witness rooms will be added, the judge’s chambers will have increased space, and […]

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NA mulls property-upkeep plan

While the aldermen have not publicly addressed the issue of an ordinance to govern the minimum standards of residential property, specifically that of rentals, since its July public hearing, Ward Two Alderman Johnny Anderson has put forward an alternative to both the first and second proposals. Anderson said that he took issue with the original […]

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Funeral arrangements set for city alderman

The funeral arrangements have been set for Ward Four Alderman Bill Tucker who died Tuesday morning at the University of Alabama Medical Center. Tucker was serving his third term on the Board of Aldermen. He also was serving as vice mayor at the time of his death. Services for Tucker, 48, will be held at […]

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Assessing RiverFest

Tallahatchie RiverFest has come and gone, the events all happened as advertised, and despite the rain, attendance was decent. It filled the bill as a community festival. So now is a good time to take a step back, assess the overall festival and whether it is fulfilling its goal of attracting a regional and growing […]

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Tigers try to get back to winning ways at Scooba

Northeast Mississippi Community College’s football team will try to bounce back from its first North Division setback when the Tigers make the trek to Scooba to take on East Mississippi Thursday at 7 p.m. Northeast (3-2, 2-1 in North Division) was handed its first North Division setback to the nation’s seventh-ranked team Northwest at Tiger […]

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Lady Urchins unable to top Hamilton

The Lady Urchins were looking for a big hit, and it came from one of the smallest girls in the lineup. After six straight hits tied game two in the fifth inning, Mallory Roberts stepped to the plate and delivered one of the biggest hits of the season for East Union, scoring three runs and […]

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Ingomar, Hickory Flat fall in first round action

Offensive struggles hurt the Lady Falcons in their first round series, as they lost at Wheeler, 6-0, 12-0, on Tuesday. Ingomar recorded only six hits in two games, a strife that advanced Wheeler to the second round. “In slow pitch, totaling only six hits in two games is not going to cut it,” Lady Falcon […]

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Lady ‘Dawgs fall short at Amory

Two explosive innings in Game 3 ended a wild opening playoff match in the 2010 MHSAA Class 4A playoffs. Amory’s explosion was a little louder and just enough to end New Albany’s season.   Over nearly 5 1/2 hours, the Lady Panthers won the best-of-three playoff opener 5-1 in Game 1, lost 6-5 in nine […]

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Show support on Band Night

Friday night is a big night for New Albany. The Bulldogs will face another tough division opponent in Itawamba and look to improve to 8-0 on the season, and while I’m excited for the match-up, the pre-game festivities also have me pumped. The “Pride of New Albany” marching band will hold their annual Band Night […]

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Union County earns road win at Baldwyn

An early injury did not slow down Union County’s offense, as the team won on the road at Baldwyn, 14-0, on Tuesday. Broderick Montgomery has led the offense thus far, but an ankle sprain sidelined the running back in the first quarter. “We were a little shaken up after his injury, and up until that […]

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