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UPDATE: Gazette moving to new location today

The New Albany Gazette is in the process of moving to a new, temporary, location where it will be situated for about six months. The new office address is 209 Hwy. 30 West in the shopping center across from the hospital. The telephone numbers and email addresses have not changed. Employees will still be at […]

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City getting $100,000 from state bond plan

It appears the City of New Albany will get $100,000 from the state legislature as part of a nearly $250 million bond bill that passed both houses early this week. The pork smorgasbord items from multi-million allotments to universities to money for intersection safety lights. New Albany’s funds were listed as designated for “landscaping or […]

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Relay for Life is Friday night, UCDA banquet coming up Monday

Once again, the community is looking at a couple of major annual events this weekend and early next week. Tonight, the American Cancer Society Relay for Life will be held starting at 6 p.m. This year the event will be held in the Park Along the River but more than a dozen teams are expected […]

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New Albany Middle School beauties

The New Albany Middle School held its beauty review on Thursday, April 14. Beauties were, from left, Cameron Stout (8th grade), Isabella Aldridge (7th grade), Rylie Ozbirn (6th grade) and Jodi Parks (7th grade).

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Frog-A-Nanny special needs event planned for April 29

This year’s New Albany-Union County Frog-A-Nanny for special needs students has been scheduled for next Friday, April 29. The event will be at the tennis complex in BNA Bank Park from 6 to 8 p.m. Organizer Lesa Scott, director of special education at New Albany, said participants will play tennis rather than softball this year […]

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Emerald Mississippi officials pleased with job fair results

Emerald Mississippi home furnishing officials were pleased with the turnout for their first job fair here Tuesday and are moving ahead with plans to start their first line of production soon. Human Resources Director Linda Roberts said they expect to hire about 50 people to begin with and will add more later in the year. […]

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Eastern Lights

By Loretta Easley A special hello to a dear cousin and friend, Nannie Lee Coker, who called on Friday. Nannie is having breathing problems and has help most days.  She is always thinking of others and putting them above herself.  May God bless you. Sue McDonald and Loretta Easley visited Sue’s sister, Ezell Franklin at New  […]

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Ellistown Breezes

By Margaret McCraw “The Heavens declare the glory of God and the earth showeth His handiwork.” What better time than spring to show His handiwork in the many shades of green we see among the new leaves budding forth on trees and green grass in the meadows. He even gives us early blooming wildflowers to […]

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‘Night Out for New Haven’ raises $8,000 for center

The seventh annual “Night Out for New Haven” raised approximately $8,000 Saturday night from combined ticket sales, a silent auction and outright contributions from those attending. “Moonstone and Friends” provided the musical performance, also for the seventh consecutive time. Thanks to the generosity of Union County native Curtis Downs, who underwrites the cost of the […]

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Candidates for county election commissioner begin qualifying

Union County supervisors had an unusual task to perform Monday: approving statements of intent for candidates for the office of Union County Election Commissioner. Although almost lost under the public attention placed on the presidential, and congressional, races, this is the year election commissioners and some county school board members are chosen. Most candidates qualify […]

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