Evans gets ‘canned’ during high school’s food drive

A trip to the principal’s office at New Albany High School would have been an interesting sight Friday morning, as students ‘canned’ principal Lance Evans. Members of the high school’s Mu Alpha Theta chapter spent a couple of hours stacking over 1,000 cans of food in Evans office as part of a food drive held […]

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New Albany school district announces use of Title funding

The New Albany School District receives funds from a variety of sources for each school year, which help fund the different programs that the district can offer to parents and students at each of the schools. One of the funding opportunities for the district is Title funding, which are federal education funds. For the 2010-2011 […]

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State of the Region: education is the key to Union County’s growth

Those who attended last Thursday’s “State of Union County” meeting held at the Magnolia Civic Center may have left with some mixed feelings about the future of Union County’s development. CREATE Foundation Senior Vice President Lewis Whitfield offered some statistics about Union County’s status among the 16 counties that the non-profit organization represents, with the […]

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Donations for ‘Sharing’ come in steadily

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, Gazette readers have contributed $1,115 to far toward the 36th annual Sharing at Christmas program that provides holiday help for families in need in Union County. The goal for the program, sponsored by the New Albany Gazatte with the help of many community volunteers, is $20,000. The program provides […]

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Local citizen foils armed robbery

Local law enforcement agents arrived on the scene of an armed robbery in progress at Medical Center Pharmacy Friday morning, only to find a citizen had managed to subdue a woman with a gun. According to New Albany Police Chief David Grisham, the pharmacy’s manager Stan Dillon had hindered a Potts Camp woman’s attempt to […]

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Penalty shots lift New Hope over Lady ‘Dawgs

The Lady Bulldogs played with a heightened intensity and held a 1-0 advantage until a late surge lifted New Hope in their win over New Albany on Saturday. With 8:33 remaining in the match, the Lady Trojans connected on the game-tying score, sending the match into penalty kicks, where they connected on their first three […]

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New Albany’s season ends against Lafayette

The Bulldogs remarkable playoff run came to an end Friday night, as the battle of unbeatens went in favor of Lafayette, 35-0, at Kitchens’ Field. New Albany’s defense held strong on the Commodores’ opening possession, forcing a turnover on downs in the red zone, but several uncharacteristic miscues by the ‘Dawgs’ offense helped Lafayette jump […]

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New Albany earns road wins at Columbus

  New Albany topped a successful week on the hardwood with an impressive 72-47 win at Columbus Thursday night.   Picking up a 70-20 win over Kossuth Tuesday night, the Bulldogs took their tenacious defense on the road, opening the game scoring 28 straight points before Kevin Hargrove put Columbus on the board with less than […]

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Local group of nurses joins 60-mile walk in fight against breast cancer

A group of local nurses recently embarked on a 60-mile trek to battle a disease that affects one in eight women – breast cancer.  The group goes by the name Surgi-Girls and consists of eight women from Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County, but the ones who went on the walk were Amanda Moore, RN, Susan Brown, […]

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2010 Myrtle High School homecoming court

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