Walls seeks Alderman Ward 4 post

Jody Walls, resident of New Albany, has announced his plans to run for the New Albany Board of Alderman Ward 4 seat. Walls, 31, a life-long resident of the city, is currently employed at Collins Insurance Agency, where he is an agent. He is a member of First Baptist Church, where he has served on […]

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Gazette kicks off 36th annual ‘Sharing at Christmas’

The 36th annual Sharing at Christmas fundraising drive is under way to provide holiday help for families in need in Union County. The Sharing at Christmas program, sponsored by the New Albany Gazette with the help of many community volunteers, will provide about 250 families with food assistance and toys for their children. A fundraising […]

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Tallahatchie River Players have a ghoulish good time with ‘Monster Monologues’

Monsters like Dracula, Frankenstein, the Wolfman, and more Halloween favorites will be ready to entertain audiences this weekend for some Halloween fun, community theater-style. The Tallahatchie River Players will be presenting, ‘The Monster Monologues’ October 28-30 at 7 p.m. at the Magnolia Civic Center. The play’s director Barbara Wise said, “Halloween is about having fun […]

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Vuteq gets go ahead from Toyota

     Just over four months after announcing plans to open its Blue Springs plant in the fall of 2011, Toyota has contacted Tier 1 supplier Diversity-Vuteq with tentative plans for its scope of work. According to Diversity-Vuteq-New Albany President Chris Spence, Toyota Motor Corporation contacted the supplier last week. “We received our letter of […]

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Digitizing our records

Union County has decided to digitally archive and preserve county land records. The Board of Supervisors approved a request by Chancery Clerk Annette Hickey to digitize the documents that are currently in large bound books in the office. “The archiving will go back 30 years,” she said. “The books will be converted to digital images […]

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New Albany wins Traceway Championship

Exciting things have taken place at Kitchens’ Field all season, and Tuesday night, the middle school Bulldogs capped their season with a win over Amory in the Traceway Conference Championship. The Bulldogs last won the Traceway title with this year’s senior class in 2005. Ironically as they vie for a state title, the up and […]

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Defense leading 10-0 Bulldogs

It is all in the numbers. Most of the stats heard by Bulldog fans this season have come from the offense, as records are falling, and the ‘Dawgs are averaging 36.7 points a game. On the flip side, looking at the Bulldogs’ defense the last two years, the difference in numbers are a testament to […]

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Goode named ‘Player of the Week’ versus Shannon

Taylor Goode earned his second 'Player of the Week' honor after his performance against Shannon last Friday night. Goode totaled 107 receiving yards off seven receptions and two touchdowns in the Bulldogs' 27-13 win over the Red Raiders. Pictured with Goode is NAHS head coach Ron Price. The 'Player of the Week' is sponsored by […]

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Honoring seniors and champs

Seems like each week gets more and more exciting! I’m happy that I was able to stand on the sideline last week and witness history, as the Bulldogs won their first division title in 28 years and first in Division 1-4A. This team has come a long way from when I started at the Gazette […]

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New Albany soccer preps for new season

New Albany soccer is preparing for their new season, taking part in pre-season action this weekend. Both squads are coming off playoff appearances in 2009, with the Bulldogs boasting a second round appearance, as well as a division championship and season sweep of rival Pontotoc. “One thing we’ve been preaching is that we’re going to […]

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