Super Couponing Tips with Jill Cataldo

 Checkout lane rituals By Jill Cataldo CTW Features Do you have a special ritual or method for getting through the checkout lane in a speedy manner? Some of my readers do, and I found many of their tips so thoughtful and clever that I’m going to share some this week. “Dear Jill, I’ve never encountered […]

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United Way campaign celebration planned

United Way of North Mississippi will have a campaign celebration Friday, March 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the BancorpSouth Arena conference room, 375 East Main Street, Tupelo. The celebration is to honor those who made the 2013 United Way Campaign a success by raising over $2.4 million for Northeast Mississippi. Tickets for […]

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Arts council to offer batik workshop

By Angie Barmer People wanting to express their creative side or find their creative side have a chance to be creative by attending the Tallahatchie Arts Council Wax Crayon Batik Workshop. The workshop will be held March 10-12 at The Art House, located at 205 Highland Street. Tallahatchie Arts Council member Rebecca Browning will lead […]

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Library faces financial crisis

Dwindling funds in recent years, matched with an increase in operating costs, has brought the Union County Library System to a state of near-crisis. Kay Sappington, director of the library system that includes both the Jennie Stephens Smith Library in New Albany and the Myrtle Library, said the situation has come to the point where […]

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MDA representative offers help to local community leaders during breakfast

The Mississippi Development Authority may be situated in Jackson but help for starting or growing industries is closer than that, as those attending the Union County Development Association CEO and GM breakfast learned Thursday. The speaker was Vaunita Sullivan Martin, of Eggville, who is the Regional Director for the MDA. Her office is in Tupelo. […]

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McBrayer talks to students about heart health

By Angie Barmer  This February marks the 50th anniversary of American Heart Month, according to the American Heart Association. The designation is aimed at increasing awareness that heart disease is the nation’s number one killer, claiming more lives than an all forms of cancer combined. According to the American Heart Association, 80 percent of cardiac […]

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Youngsters get first-hand look at how part of community functions

New Albany Elementary School kindergarten students got a behind-the-scenes look at how various local public services function as part of Community Day Friday. The students went on a walking tour of the downtown area visiting locations such as City Hall, the police department, UCDA, courthouse, First United Methodist Church and getting an up-close look at […]

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Camp Smiles to host town hall on autism, special needs

By Angie Barmer Camp Smiles will be hosting a town hall meeting and symposium on Children’s Educational Challenges series. Camp Smiles is a part of the SMILE (Serving Mentoring Inspiring Loving Encouraging) initiative, which is a special project under the CREATE Foundation. At this event, speakers will talk about autism and other special needs. Twila […]

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Pilot Club Snowflake Ball set for March 1

By Angie Barmer It’s time again for fathers and daughters to dress up and go out for a special evening together at the Father/Daughter Snowflake Ball. The fourth annual Father/Daughter Snowflake Ball is sponsored by the Pilot Club of New Albany, will offer an evening of music, dancing, food, magic, and more for the father/daughter […]

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East Union students look inside traveling planetarium

By Angie Barmer Fifth to eighth graders at East Union Attendance Center got the chance to travel to another world and experience life outside our own when a traveling planetarium came to visit the school on Friday. The University of Mississippi Graduate Student Whitney Jackson from The University of Mississippi’s Center for Math and Science […]

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