New Albany Main Street’s Holiday Open House set for Sunday

Christmas shoppers looking for a day to get a lot of holiday shopping done, need to come to New Albany Main Street Association’s Holiday Open House. This event, which has been going on for at least eight years, has been attracting visitors from neighboring towns and areas to check out New Albany’s shopping destinations.  Holiday […]

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Veteran’s Day closings

In honor of the Veteran’s Day holiday, city and county offices will also be closed Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010. Changes to the city of New Albany’s garbage pick-up schedule will be: Thursday’s garbage route will be picked up on Friday, Nov. 12, along with Friday’s regular routes.  In the county, garbage routes will run at […]

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Donations coming in for ‘Sharing’

Donations are beginning to come in for the 36th annual Sharing at Christmas program that provides holiday help for families in need in Union County. The first $400 toward the goal of $20,000 has been received for the program, sponsored by the New Albany Gazette with the help of many community volunteers. The program provides […]

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Ellis enters alderman Ward 4 race

New Albany native and resident John Ellis has announced his candidacy for the Ward 4 seat on the New Albany Board of Alderman. Ellis is a graduate of New Albany High School and the University of Mississippi, where he received a bachelor of business administration degree. He has experience in the banking and finance industry, […]

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Butler runs for Ward 4 seat

Jason Butler, 34, announces his candidacy for the office of Ward 4 Alderman in the Nov. 22 special election.   Butler is a 1994 graduate of W.P. Daniel High School and a 2001 graduate of the University of North Alabama with a bachelors degree in public communications. Butler is a fifth generation resident of New […]

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Flag-flying and Veterans Day have a long, rich history in the U.S.

The flowing of the American flag on Nov. 11, also known as Veterans Day, is reminiscent of the freedom of the American people, the ones who fought and served, the ones who are still serving, and the families that shed tears of happiness and sadness of having loved ones serve or have served in the […]

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Turnout large for Vuteq openings

Local residents turned out in large numbers last week in the hopes of being considered for future employment with Diversity-Vuteq. According to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security, approximately 1,200 people applied for just over 150 production jobs mid-level management positions that the Tier-1 supplier will be looking to fill in the coming year. The […]

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Lady Bulldogs begin season at top spot

New Albany was making noise even before their season opening match-up against Ingomar Monday night. As announced last Wednesday by the Clarion Ledger, the Lady Bulldogs are the preseason number one team in the state in the paper's poll, which combines all classes. New Albany spent a majority of last season in that same spot, […]

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Rebels get opening sweep of Ingomar

Hickory Flat had a strong opening to their 2010 basketball season, defeating Ingomar 47-38 (girls) and 85-77 (boys) last Saturday night. The Lady Rebels held off a late rally by Ingomar after jumping ahead to a 32-14 halftime lead. With both teams scoring a combined eight points in the third, Reid Little’s 11 fourth quarter […]

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County teams win cross country titles

Union County continued their dominance in cross country with three teams earning state championship honors last Saturday in Clinton. The Lady Urchins were able to improve on a second place finish in 2009, winning the school’s first state title in girls cross country. “We don’t have the best natural runners, but we had the best […]

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