UC falls to Potts Camp

Union County did not give up in their second contest against Potts Camp. Despite the 18-6 setback against the Cardinals, the loss highlighted several areas the team can work on.   “We’ve got to fix some problems on the offensive line,” UC head coach Scott Duley said. “Potts Camp is a great team and they […]

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County budget sees increase

The Union County Board of Supervisors Monday adopted the 2010-2011 budget, the ad valorem tax levy, and the ad valorem tax increase.  The board has a total projected revenue of $12,046,981. Of that amount $6,544,410, will be financed through a total ad valorem tax levy. In the last fiscal year, the board operated with a […]

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A somber remembrance

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Hickory Flat makes turnaround in test scores

In the course of one year, Hickory Flat Attendance Center has moved up two education accreditation levels from being “At-Risk of Failing” to “Successful.” The Mississippi Department of Education accountability model, which was introduced last year, measures student performance on more rigorous curriculum and assessments. Under the accountability model, schools and districts received performance classification […]

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Tallahatchie RiverFest set for Sept. 23-25

Patrons interested in enjoying a plethora of visual, literary, and performing arts can get ready to enjoy the annual Tallahatchie RiverFest in downtown New Albany. RiverFest will be taking place Sept. 23-25, 2010 on the Union County Courthouse lawn and in surrounding locations, depending on the day and time of the event. According to Union […]

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County museum hosts Pioneer Days this weekend

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 Union County Heritage Pioneer Days. Heritage Pioneer Days will take place at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany on […]

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New Albany Fire/Rescue qualifies for world challenge competition

A portion of the following story was omitted from the Friday, Sept. 10, 2010 edition of the New Albany Gazette.  It is being reprinted in its entirety. The New Albany Gazette regrets this error.  To report errors, call 534-6321, ext. 421.   Firefighters with New Albany Fire Department recently competed in a national firefighter competition […]

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Sherman News, September 15, 2010

If you were unable to make it to Sherman Day this past Saturday, you missed a lot of fun, fellowship, and belly-laughs.  The day began with a wonderful turnout of 105 entries in the Sherman Day 5K run, which was sponsored by Bresee Outpatient Physical Therapy. Several age division awards were given to males and […]

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Hurricane News, September 15, 2010

Homecoming at Hurricane Baptist Church will be held on Oct. 3 with special services for the day as the night service will be changed to the afternoon.   There will be a fellowship meal at noon.  The Wise Family Farms are getting prepared for their festivities beginning the first weekend in October located on Shady Grove […]

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Playhouse, September 15, 2010

The red bud that stretches its branches outside our den window is wearing a few yellow-tipped leaves. My backyard tomato plants have succumbed to a greedy worm and the August temps. The prolific rose bush has stopped being prolific. The lonely call of the turtle dove grows more familiar each time I walk to the […]

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