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We at the New Albany Gazette strive to present information that is useful and readable, to be good community citizens and to help improve the quality of life for our neighbors. We can’t be successful if people are not reading and using what we produce, however. That means that our readers – and, perhaps even […]

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NAACP plans monthly meeting

The Union County NAACP will hold their monthly meeting on Monday, Feb. 8, at 6 p.m. at the Watson Grove Baptist Church fellowship hall.  The meeting is open to the public.  For more information, contact Henry Cobb, president, at 662-231-3507 or Mary Ann Graham, secretary, at 662-316-5480.  

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Bullpup Pride winners for week of Jan. 25

The following students at New Albany Elementary School received the Bullpup Pride Recognition Award because of their positive behavior during the week of Jan. 25.  Pictured in no particular order are: 3rd -5th Grade Students (Picture 2) John Frank Robbins, Alika Montufar, Aviana Lipsey, Isaiah Cleveland, Elian Guellar, Shyan Patel, Anthony McShan, Loretta Weston, Jorge […]

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Eastern Lights

Today is Monday, Feb. 1. Time to turn the calendar and seems almost like we turned the calendar yesterday to January. The weather is cloudy and looks as if we will get rain although Tuesday is the best day. It is also very warm for this time of year. Palestine Baptist enjoyed a surprise visit […]

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The Playhouse

The story of Peter walking on the water was always a favorite when I sat with my young peers around the knee-high table in my Sunday school room. Our teacher gave the basic Bible information, but my imagination brought the story to life. I felt the spray of the stormy, cold waves – heard the […]

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Liberty School January meeting

The January meeting of Liberty School was held the 19th of the month. Attendees were welcomed by Lil Nelson and Stephen Fitzgerald gave the invocation and blessing. A lunch of soup, cornbread and desserts were enjoyed by all. Mrs. Nelson recognized the January birthdays of Gwyn Barkley, Jimmie Ray Cobb, Bobby Henry, Juanita Lowery, Buck […]

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NAHS honors high ACT scorers

New Albany High School presented ACT 30+ Club T-shirts to, from left, Audrey Littlejohn, Cindy Hernandez, Sanders Goode, Trace Thompson, Jack Whiteside, Isaac Estrada and Sarah Gaines on Tuesday, Jan. 19, for their recent success on the ACT. Students who have a composite or subscore of 30 or more on their recent ACT are inducted […]

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NEMCC names over 380 to 2015 Fall Dean’s List

Three hundred and eighty-six Northeast Mississippi Community College students achieved a grade point average of 3.5-3.9 on a 4.0 scale for the 2015 fall semester and as a result, have been named to the college’s distinguished Dean’s List. Students from New Albany include Bailey Lane Adams, Betty Autriella Allen, Everett Blake Carruth, Addison Claire Carter, […]

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Crain selected Teacher of the Year for New Albany School District

Carey Crain has been chosen Teacher of the Year for the New Albany School District. Crain, who is Teacher of the Year for New Albany High School, was honored this past week along with the other city teachers of the year. They are Becky Farned from New Albany Elementary School, Justin Watson from New Albany […]

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Phase 2 bids on Emerald Furniture renovation come in over budget

Union County Supervisors hit a stumbling block Monday in the process of renovating the former Hickory Springs furniture plant for use by Emerald Furniture. The county has been able to obtain grant money to help fund the $2 million upgrade planned by the new owner so that no local taxpayer money is needed, although the […]

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