Northeast-Northwest chosen as Jucoweekly.com ‘Game of the Week’

Northeast Mississippi Community College’s North Division encounter with Northwest will be the jucoweekly.com ‘Game of the Week’ for the fifth week of the regular season.   Thursday’s affair will mark the first time that Northeast has been featured as the ‘Game of the Week’ since the inception of jucoweekly.com in early 2010.   Jucoweekly.com’s ‘Game […]

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Northeast defense looks to stifle high-powered Northwest offense

Northeast Mississippi Community College’s football team just picked up some extra motivation for Thursday’s game against Northwest.   Northeast (3-1, 2-0 in North Division) dropped to second in the overall defensive standings when the statistics for the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC)/Region XXIII were released Tuesday.   Copiah-Lincoln jumped the Tigers in […]

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2010 New Albany High School homecoming court

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Radio personality Felder Rushing speaks at Union County Museum anniversary

This September marks the five-year anniversary of the William Faulkner Literary Garden. The garden, which is located at the Union County Heritage Museum, was built next door to William Faulkner’s birthplace.  Members of the Union County Historical Society, Union County Heritage Museum Guild, New Albany Garden Club’s Faulkner Garden Committee, and countless more volunteers from […]

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Residents have until Oct. 1 to register to vote

Union County residents who wish to vote in the upcoming November elections have until this Saturday to make sure they are eligible to vote.   The Union County Circuit Clerk’s office will be open from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday Oct. 1, 2010 for voter registration.  This will be the last day to register to […]

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Toyota continues taking employee applications

Toyota Motor Corporation has announced that is seeking to hire another 1,500 workers at its plant in Blue Springs.   Company officials announced last week that they are looking to add 1,500 production and skilled maintenance team members to its workforce in anticipation of beginning production of the Corolla next fall. The company opened the […]

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Supervisors to mull burn ban

A possible burn ban may be instituted next week for residents in Union County if the weather continues to stay dry and rainfall doesn’t occur this week.   Union County Fire Coordinator Steve Coker came before the Board of Supervisors and said, “If this week stays pretty dry and it doesn’t rain, we may have […]

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WetFest to RiverFest

I am just an inside kind of guy, I guess. I was reminded of that Saturday morning as my wife and I were out walking our two dogs around the neighborhood. We had gotten about halfway around our loop when it started to pour. It made me mad at myself. As I had gone out […]

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Back to the future

A plan to establish minimum standards for rental housing in New Albany continues to languish in the hands of the members of the Board of Aldermen. The proposed ordinance would set standards for habitation of rental housing and would give the city building inspector the authority to prevent rental units from being occupied if the […]

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BMC softball successful in opening tournament

After a successful opening-season tournament, Blue Mountain College returns to the softball diamond at the New Albany SportsPlex to take on Rust College in a doubleheader. Playing for the first time in a tournament at Muscle Shoals, Ala., earlier this month, the Lady Toppers won their first game and tied their second. BMC beat Southwest […]

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