In Tuesday’s slate of make-up games, Union County earned three big wins as host team Ingomar, the Myrtle Hawks and New Albany Bulldogs all secured a win in summer league play. Ingomar 11, Potts Camp 2 The Falcons opened their first game of the day in a big way, scoring five runs at the […]
FULTON – East Union capped their summer league season at ICC by winning the league tournament on Monday. The Lady Urchins defeated Mooreville 3-1 in their first game and edged Amory 5-2 in the championship to take home the trophy. “Softball’s a funny game,” East Union coach Josh Blythe said. “You get some […]
The effort of the Union County Development Association to reinvent itself is beginning to pay off. The organization struggled a bit with its mission after much of its traditional work—economic development, marketing and tourism, as well as Tallahatchie RiverFest—was siphoned off to others. But we see progress being made. Under Phil Nanney’s leadership, the group […]
When I answered the phone last Thursday afternoon, I said, “New Albany Gazette. May I help you?” I smile as I answer the phone, just the way I was trained to do many years ago in a customer-service class on phone etiquette. It creates warmth in your voice and makes a good first impression on […]
For a while this past Thursday, it looked like the New Albany school district might not have a budget as of July 1. Although a public hearing on the proposed city school district budget went smoothly, formal passage of the budget appeared in jeopardy at Thursday’s board meeting. The point of contention was the request […]
Among other agenda items this past Thursday, New Albany school trustees approved a list of proposed fundraising activities for the year. A half century ago, the number of such activities could almost be counted on one hand, but school funding cutbacks in the face of increased costs, larger classes and more extra-curricular activities have led […]
The New Albany Gazette, along with most businesses and all governmental offices, will close Friday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. The closing has affected the newspaper publication schedule and moved ad and news deadlines earlier. As of presstime today, all ad and news deadlines for this week have passed. The Wednesday paper was […]
New Albany city school trustees met Thursday, primarily to approve a budget for the coming year, but the agenda included a variety of other financial actions and information in addition to personnel changes. In his report, Superintendent Jackie Ford told trustees that the New Albany Boys and Girls Club is the recipient of a substantial […]
The New Albany school board presented Kelly Coltharp with a plaque this past Thursday in appreciation of her 24 and one-half years of service to the district. Coltharp is retiring as director of special services. Presenting the plaque is board president Jerry Tate.
BNA Bank and employees honored Peggy Crumpton with a reception Friday to mark her last day with that institution after 44 years of service. Crumpton began working at the bank as a teller in 1970 when the bank was in the building now occupied by Van-Atkins. She said remembers moving to the present […]
- TRP to present evening of dinner and music this weekend October 7, 2015
- Urchins travel to Mantachie for key division contest October 8, 2015
- Master Gardener Pat James becomes pumpkin man October 9, 2015
- Hospital ‘Tree of Love’ offers opportunity to honor others and help patients October 9, 2015
- Aldermen act on several items but subdivision, sign, metal siding ordinances still not settled October 9, 2015
- Union County cross country results October 10, 2015
- Big plays sink the Urchins October 10, 2015
- Friday Night Lights: Bulldogs route Byhalia for first division win October 10, 2015
- Community Health Fair October 9, 2015
- Aldermen act to restrict limit downtown parking, yard sales October 9, 2015
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