Tomorrow, Oct. 3, is the last day a first-time voter can register to participate in the Nov. 3 general election. Noon Saturday is also the deadline for anyone who needs to update voter registration information because he or she has experienced a change of address, undergone a name change or anything that contradicts information that […]
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The Union County Historical Society and Rotary Club of New Albany carried off another successful Rubber Duck Regatta during the Tallahatchie RiverFest Saturday. The two organizations joined for the first regatta a year ago to raise funds for their respective projects. They started off selling sponsorships for 1,000 bathtub-appropriate rubber ducks that were to be […]
Union County’s Jobless rate for August was down slightly again from July, which was a half percentage point lower than June’s. All the counties in Northeast Mississippi reported similar decreases. Union County listed 4.4 percent unemployment for August, a decrease from the higher 5.0 percent the previous month. This moves Union County one level higher […]
Vance Witt of New Albany and Earline “Woodsie” Woods make up this year’s class of inductees into Northeast Mississippi Community College’s Alumni Hall of Fame. Inductions werr set to take place at the annual Homecoming Alumni & Sports Hall of Fame dinner. Recognitions were also to be made during the pre-game ceremony prior to the Homecoming football […]
County Tax Assessor-Collector Randy Dunnam presented his annual insolvency list to supervisors Monday as part of a generally unremarkable agenda consisting of mostly routine matters. The list includes bad checks issued to the county, businesses no longer in operation, mobile homes gone and other potential financial losses to the county. Dunnam assured the county board […]
Have a hankering for some beans ‘n’ greens, a chicken and dumpling dinner, Grandpa’s country fried breakfast? You may be in luck, – but not quite yet. According to a deed filed in the Union County Chancery Clerk’s office this past Thursday, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. has purchased property just off Coulter Cove, […]
Nearly 200 people attended the annual luncheon Friday honoring the contributions of writer William Faulkner and specifically recognizing achievements of today’s writers working in the style and spirit of the Nobel Prize-winning author. Emcee Wayne Mitchell, publisher of the New Albany Gazette, which is a major sponsor, told those present the Faulkner literary competition has […]
By Michaela Gibson Morris Daily Journal and Staff Reports NEW ALBANY – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County has worked hard to make quality care a team sport. “Our patients are the focus of what we do,” said Barbara Owens, administrative director at the New Albany hospital. “No one group has made that happen. It’s very much […]
A traffic stop this past Wednesday led to the seizure of about $6,000 in drugs and cash plus a variety of felony charges for three Starkville men. Police Chief Chris Robertson said one of his officers made a traffic stop of a Chevrolet Tahoe on Hwy. 78 that night for careless driving. “The truck was […]
Saturday, Oct. 3, is the deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 3 general election. That’s also the deadline if anyone needs to update voter registration information because he or she has moved or undergone a name change, for instance. Circuit Clerk Phyllis Stanford said her office will be open from 8 a.m. until […]
- Lady Eagles fly past Lady Rebels September 28, 2015
- Gooch and Thompson power Lady Falcons to win October 1, 2015
- Supervisors get update on debts owed to county October 2, 2015
- Witt named to NEMCC Hall of Fame October 2, 2015
- Low unemployment rate continues for county October 2, 2015
- Lady Urchins drop Mooreville from unbeaten ranks October 3, 2015
- Saturday noon is voter registration deadline October 2, 2015
- Lady Urchins secure division title with win over Baldwyn October 2, 2015
- Fast start gives Urchins win in division opener October 2, 2015
- Accolade for Baptist October 2, 2015
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