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Spray park in sportsplex opens Saturday

    Spray Park Manager Bryan Cook gave the facility a cleaning in preparation this week for its opening for the summer this Saturday. The spray park, at BNA Bank Park, will be open Saturday and Memorial Day, but not Sunday. The regular hours for the spray park will be from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday […]

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Office will be open Saturday morning for absentee voting

Union County Circuit Clerk Phyllis Stanford’s office will be open from 8 a.m. until noon Saturday for qualified residents to cast absentee votes in the June 2 congressional seat runoff. Her office will be open the same hours the following Saturday with noon, May 30, the absentee voting deadline. A special election was held May […]

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Frazier memorial motorcycle ride will be Saturday

The Clint Frazier Memorial Ride will be Saturday, May 23. This is the second year for the event, which will raise money for the Deputy Clint Frazier Emergency Services Scholarship Fund. Frazier was killed in the line of duty while in pursuit of a vehicle on Dec. 18, 2013 near Myrtle. He is survived by […]

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Kids’ cooking class offered next week

If you’re a kid and you’re looking for something fun this summer, check out Kids in the Kitchen. Kids in the Kitchen is described as an action-packed class where kids learn to cook great-tasting food and learn how to make fitness a fun part of their life. Making great tasting snacks are just some of […]

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MHP to step up enforcement over holiday weekend

The Mississippi Highway Patrol will begin the 2015 Memorial Day Holiday Enforcement Period on Friday, May 22, at 6 p.m. and conclude Monday, May 25, at midnight. During the holiday period, all available manpower will be utilized statewide in establishing safety checkpoints to prevent impaired driving, promote seatbelt usage, and to ensure safe operation of […]

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State of the Region meeting set for Wednesday

CREATE Foundation’s Commission on the Future of Northeast Mississippi will host its 19th annual State of the Region meeting from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 27. The meeting will be held at the BancorpSouth Conference Center. Dr. David Shaw, vice-president for research and economic development at Mississippi State University, will present the benefits […]

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Gazette, government offices will close Monday

The New Albany Gazette, along with all governmental offices and many businesses, will be closed Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day. The May 27 issue of the Gazette will be published as usual but advertising and news deadlines were moved up due to the holiday. The advertising deadline for the May 27 Gazette […]

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Chase Hall breaks a big run off right tackle for the Urchins. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

East Union wraps up spring football with scrimmages

BY DENNIS CLAYTON ELLISTOWN – East Union concluded their spring football practices with scrimmages with Biggersville and Thrasher on Thursday. The Urchins tied Biggersville in the opener 6-6 and defeated Thrasher in the nightcap 13-8. “I was proud of them (Urchins),” East Union coach Kevin Walton said. “They had good effort. We’ve just been teaching […]

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Gazette, governmental offices to close for Memorial Day

The New Albany Gazette, along with all governmental offices and many businesses, will be closed Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day. The May 27 issue of the Gazette will be published as usual but advertising and news deadlines will be earlier due to the holiday. The advertising deadline for The Advertiser is today, […]

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City schools hire new basketball coach, variety of administrative, teaching and other coaching positions filled

New Albany city school trustees filled several staff vacancies Monday at a called 8:15 a.m. meeting but perhaps the position that will receive the most attention is that of new basketball coach replacing Brad Gray, who resigned. A variety of administrative, teaching, coaching and other staff roles were dealt with as well, however. Hired as […]

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