Farmer’s Market

The Biscuits and Jam Farmers’ Market will kick off its third season Saturday on a vacant property between Fred’s and the Tallahatchie River Bridge. Moving the Saturday morning event to the prominent downtown spot two years ago has turned out to be a successful venture. The market will be open from 7 a.m. to 11 […]

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NEMCC free classes aim to cure hiring problems most often cited by area industries

  Lately, local industry CEOs and human resource managers have been talking about the difficulty they see in finding enough technically trained personnel to hire, and also dealing with younger employees who lack, for perhaps a better term, a work ethic. Northeast Mississippi Community College is attempting to counter both these problems with two relatively […]

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Museum to display work of Shands granddaughter and Disney artist

 Watch Me Designs, the exhibit of the work of Tracey Savely Davis, will open at the Union County Heritage Museum on Sunday, June 1, from 1:30 – 3:30.   Her work is featured in many galleries across the southeast as well as in the Disney galleries in Florida. Included in this exhibit will be handmade dolls and fairies, […]

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Reception honors Teacher of Year King

New Albany School Trustee Bernice Bailey, right, congratulates Mary Margarett King for her selection as teacher of the year for the State of Mississippi. King was honored with a reception in the Magnolia Room of the civic center Tuesday afternoon, attended by fellow educators, friends and family. King, who teaches several English classes at New […]

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Congressional primaries next Tuesday

Union County voters will go to the polls in all 20 precincts next Tuesday, June 3, to select party nominees for the U. S. Senate and House of Representatives. Winners Tuesday will be on the general election ballot Nov. 4, along with independent and third-party candidates. If no single candidate in a race receives more […]

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Fossil Road Show returns to museum June 14

The Fossil Road Show is set for Saturday, June 14, at the Union County Heritage Museum and as at events past, paleontologists from across the state will gather to look at the objects and science of Mississippi’s rich fossil history. The event begins at 10 a.m. and will end at 2 p.m. Paleontologist from the Mississippi Museum […]

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Fast Pitch Softball – seated from left: Bailey Bogue, Julianna Garner, Brittany Taylor. Back: Callie Baggett, Kylie Massengill, Ashley Hatton, Jesslyn Brewer, Gracen Conlee.

West Union Athletic Awards

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Baseball – from left: Lane Plunk, Witt Roaton, Thomas Moore, Zane Wilkinson, Jacob Raines, Jacob Elder, Tray Davis, Dakota Edwards.

East Union Athletic Awards

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Latham’s Hamburger Inn named Best Burger in the State by the Business Insider

Business Insider, an online publication with a monthly readership of over 20 million, has named Latham’s Hamburger Inn in New Albany as the Best Burger in Mississippi in an article celebrating “National Hamburger Month.” The article, titled “Best Burgers in the US,” has a list of burgers from each state…from Alabama to Wyoming. The best […]

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Macedonia news

By Lou McQuary James Treadaway, cousin to Mrs. Ruby Jones, died last week. He was Miss Ruby’s last remaining cousin on the Treadaway side of the family. He lived in New Albany. His service was at United Funeral Home. Graduation was at West Union School on Friday, May 23. Twenty five graduates graduated. It is […]

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