NAMS teacher Melissa Tate honored for students scoring advanced on Algebra 1 Subject Area Test

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Northeast to offer ACT workshop

Northeast Mississippi Community College’s Division of Continuing Education will host an ACT (American College Test) preparation workshop in Hargett Hall on the Booneville campus October 12-13 and 19-20.  Sessions will meet from 4-8 p.m.  Cost is $40.  The session will focus on English, math, reading, science reasoning and test-taking strategies.  Classes will be limited to […]

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Garage sale? No, not really

I was taking the kitchen trash bag out to the garbage can at the side of the house Saturday morning when a car rolled to a stop in front of our house. Before the couple could get out, I pointed down the street to where a yard sale was under way and they moved on. […]

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September designated as Prostate Cancer Awareness month

With the month of September officially designated as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, the physicians at New Albany Urology are urging men to stay current on their annual prostate exam and screening. According to the National Cancer Institute, in 2010, there has already been 32,050 prostate-cancer related deaths. Prostate cancer is a serious disease that affects […]

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Blue Springs still waiting on further details about possible annexation

The Village of Blue Springs may be annexed in the future but nothing is set in stone yet as to how much land will be annexed, when, and where. Many city and county planners, Blue Springs Mayor David Boland, Union County Board of Supervisors Attorney Thad Mueller, proponents of the Blue Springs Comprehensive Plan, Toyota […]

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Getting set for visitors

It’s an exciting time in the world of New Albany and Union County tourism with the announcement last week that the Tanglefoot Trail is on its way to becoming a reality. The state announced that the last funding piece, $4.5 million in federal money administered through the state Department of Transportation, is being provided for […]

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Former NAHS student Felicia Dunn becomes CPA, corporate accountant

Felicia McGaha Dunn, a 1998 graduate of New Albany High School, is an accountant with the Georgia-Pacific Corporation.  She serves as a Senior Accountant in the Corporate Accounting Group and works at the headquarters office in Atlanta, Georgia. Her job responsibilities include:  handling the accounting for most corporate inter-company debt, the legal entity accounting for […]

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Kiwanis Club presents city with American flag

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Playhouse, September 8, 2010

The final days of summer are on schedule for their exit! I don’t mean to be sad, but Labor Day, the caboose of summer, leaves me with more melancholy than mirth. I’ve stored such wonderful memories of past Labor Days. Our children were still home and all the extended family blocked off Labor Day weekend […]

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Hurricane News, September 8, 2010

Bernard and Kay Graham hosted a birthday party for Bernis(Waldrop) Graham's 87th celebration on Saturday afternoon, Aug. 28 at Sand Springs Fellowship Hall. Those presenting special music for the event are as follows:  Ray, Kerri, Joseph and Kelsey Haney, and Jeff and Kim Cooper of By Faith Baptist in Pontotoc; Cathy Barton; and Sherry Warren's […]

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