New Albany edges Corinth

Dalvin Carr made one of the biggest catches in his tenure with New Albany, helping the Bulldogs seal the 14-7 win over Corinth last Friday night.   The Warriors’ final drive stayed alive after Luke Foley was penalized for roughing the punter, but Carr’s interception with 1:25 remaining gave New Albany the ball around midfield, […]

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‘50s diner ‘Shop Talk’ offering New Albany a blast from the past

The ‘50s style diner that plays old time rock and roll, doo wop music with  a colorful jukebox is open for business again, ready to serve customers breakfast and down home country cooking for lunch.   Shop Talk Diner has reopened again under new owners after being closed since December 2008. New owners Ann Garrett, […]

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MDOT moving ahead on SR 15

Motorists traveling between New Albany and Tippah County on Highway 15 will likely need to find an alternate route over the next few months.   Currently, construction is underway on the 6.4 miles of the highway between New Albany’s northern city limits to near North Haven, including the replacement of the bridge just outside the […]

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Labor Day closings

In honor of the Labor Day holiday, the New Albany Gazette will be closed Monday, Sept. 6, 2010.  It will re-open for regular business hours on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010.  Due to the closure, advertising deadlines are Thursday for Wednesday’s paper and editorial deadlines are this Friday. City and county offices will also be closed […]

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Friday last day to qualify for county school board races

As the November general election approaches, there will be two local positions on the ballot for some voters in the county.  Persons who desire to throw their hat into the ring for those positions have until 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3, 2010  to submit their names to the Union County Circuit Clerk. Qualifying began Wednesday, […]

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NAES among MS schools to win awards in the HealthierUS School Challenge

When it comes to meeting the strict criteria for awards in the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) HealthierUS School Challenge, nineteen Mississippi schools have scored at the top of the class.  New Albany Elementary School (NAES) is among the top schools in the state that is excelling at creating healthier environments for students.     […]

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Alef a recipient of SPF President’s Award

BNA Bank announced that Michael R. Alef, a registered representative affiliated with broker-dealer and Registered Investment Adviser Sorrento Pacific Financial, LLC (SPF) was a recent recipient of SPF’s President’s Award at the 2010 SPF Annual Conference.   The award honors the top producing registered representatives among SPF’s  80 community bank programs.  Alef was credited with […]

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Walmart Foundation donates gift cards to NA Schools

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Heritage Pioneer Days set for Sept. 17, 18

Visitors to New Albany can go back in time to the good ol’ days of washing clothes on a washboard, shucking their own corn, shelling their own peas, and more a the ninth annual Heritage Pioneer Days.   Heritage Pioneer Days will take place at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany on September […]

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Eastern Lights, September 3, 2010

Thanks to all of you for your encouragement you have given me in the past few weeks about the Eastern Lights news column.   I spent last Monday morning in Booneville getting some repair on my car.  That was the day my life- long friend Opal Smith was buried. So I missed her funeral. Tuesday […]

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