The key to the state’s economic future depends largely on increasing the educational level of our citizens. Mississippi’s per capita income lags the nation and our area of the state is below even the state average. Much of the problem can be traced to the lack of enough education to get and retain good jobs. […]
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The results of Mississippi standardized tests in the schools have been released and they generally show decent scores for both New Albany city schools and Union County schools. In New Albany schools, the overall scores showed little change from the prior year, dipping one point to 180. But Dr. Charles Garrett, superintendent, said although they […]
Gov. Haley Barbour has done the right thing and acknowledged that he was mistaken when he lashed out against a bill passed by Congress and signed by President Obama that will provide as much as $250 million to Mississippi schools. Barbour got a lot of national publicity by saying that the state would have to […]
The revelation that three New Albany employees and a member of the Board of Alderman had been given special treatment in the handling of unpaid utility bills should concern all city residents. The Gazette reported last week that the four individuals had paid up $12,000 in back bills. Alderman Tommie Beasley owed about $5,000, Building […]
School is underway in both New Albany and Union County and it’s time to make our annual plea to drivers to be extra careful. We already are seeing too many drivers speeding along near schools while talking on cell phones. During the summer time, we tend to forget about school speed limits. We hope law […]
Gov. Harley Barbour again has let his partisanship as head of the National Republican Governors Conference get in the way of the needs of Mississippians. This time Barbour and some other state Republican politicians are complaining about a bill passed by Congress and signed by President Obama that has the potential of providing as much […]
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