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Northeast sweeps Coahoma in Clarksdale

Northeast Mississippi Community College's men and women's basketball teams picked up a sweep on the road Thursday night against Coahoma Community College.   Lady Tiger head coach Ricky Ford's squad opened the sweep picking up a win in the opener 59-47.   The Lady Tigers (7-6, 2-1 in North Division) were led by Anna Brooke […]

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Bulldog Sweep

New Albany has a flair for the dramatic and once again came from behind to top Myrtle, capturing the Union County Girls Championship, 53-45, Saturday night. A packed house on Myrtle’s home court watched the Lady Hawks command most of the game until the fourth quarter. Down by nine, New Albany went on a 21-4 […]

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Union County Tournament- Day two

Just when the Hawks thought they were set to advance to the boys championship of the Union County Tournament, Ingomar made a late run to almost top Myrtle in the final minute of their semifinal game Friday night. Ahead by 10, 62-52, Myrtle only held on for a three-point win, 69-66 after Ingomar closed the […]

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday closings

In honor of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, the New Albany Gazette will be closed Monday, Jan. 17, 2011.  It will re-open for regular business hours on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011. City and county offices will also be closed Monday, Jan. 17 for the holiday. New Albany’s garbage pick-up schedule will be:   Monday’s […]

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Union County voting results

Candidate          Votes         Percent John Caldwell   100             5.5 % Dennis Grisham   942           52% Joey Hood   186                  10% Larry Lee       9                  […]

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Ellen Dee’s to feature sports bar and grill atmosphere in New Albany

Despite last year’s downturn in the economy, businesses are booming by the month in the city of New Albany. One such business is the upcoming Ellen Dee’s Bar and Grill, which will be located in the old The Bead Shack building next to Pizza Pit. Former Wisconsin residents Larry Boyd and Deborah Hutchison came up […]

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East Union 2010-11 Homecoming Court

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Grisham receives a majority of county votes in Highway

Despite not finishing in the top two positions in the competitive race for Mississippi’s Northern District Transportation commissioner, Dennis C. Grisham of Dumas received the most votes of the seven candidates among Union County voters Tuesday. Grisham received 942 votes out of 1,813 votes that were cast by Union County residents, either at the polls […]

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New Albany to discuss pit bull ban

The New Albany Board of Aldermen will likely examine the issue of imposing a permanent ban on pit bulls within the city limits. The city’s animal control officer Jim Taylor came before the board in early January to request that the city enforce a ban on the breed. “I’ve gotten numerous calls over the last […]

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Union County Tournament-Day one

East Union used a big game behind the arc to lead them in their opening round win against West Union, 70-59, Thursday night. Drew Bruce helped the Urchins build an early 16-11 lead, and East Union held the advantage until a second quarter basket by Chase Taylor gave the Eagles their last lead of the […]

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