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Agape Health Services benefit recognizes third year of free care clinic

It is estimated, based on information available, that nearly 6,000 Union County residents have no health insurance. A group of dedicated medical professionals and volunteers are doing their best to help as many of those as possible. The means to do that is through Agape Health Services. The Agape Clinic was created about three years […]

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County supervisors finalize purchase of new E-911 emergency telephone upgrade

The Union County Board of Supervisors Monday gave final approval to the lease purchase of needed new E-911 emergency telephone equipment, and also signed the maintenance agreement. Maintenance, including software, will cost $2,429 per month. The total equipment cost, which will be spread out over years, is $139,291. That’s discounted from the $146,771 original price. […]

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City school trustees rehire administrators, take look at athletic needs

New Albany city school trustees have rehired their major central office and administrative staff for next year. The unanimous vote came without comment at the February board meeting. Included were Lecia Stubblefield, director of professional and support services; Lesa Scott, director of special services; Suzanne Coffey, director of accounting services; Jamey Wright, New Albany Elementary […]

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Only some governmental offices to close for Presidents Day

Area schools and county, state and federal governmental offices will close next Monday, Feb. 15, in observance of Presidents Day. City offices will remain open. The holiday will not affect solid-waste collection in the city or county so all routes will be picked up as usual next week. New Albany Gazette schedules and deadlines will […]

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Former attorney Richard Scruggs creates foundation to boost adult basic education

Approximately 500,000 Mississippians do not have a high school diploma and 14,000 more drop out of school each year, according to Kids Count data. That’s what former attorney Richard F. “Dickie” Scruggs told members of the New Albany Rotary Club this past Friday. “Half the adults in Mississippi don’t have a job and are not […]

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‘Night to Shine’ makes special needs students kings and queens

Hillcrest Baptist Church will host its second “Night to Shine” this Friday, Feb. 12, from 6 to 10 p.m. A year ago, Hillcrest was selected as one of 50 churches nationwide to have the inaugural event, which is sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. As stated, the foundation’s vision is to provide an unforgettable prom […]

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Macedonia News

By Lou McQuary Mitchell and Debbie Jumper recently took their family on a seven-day cruise to the Bahamas. Those enjoying the trip were Debbie and Mitchell Jumper; Kyle, Christie, Kylee Ann and Lucy Jumper; Danny, Meghan, Sadie and Cannon Cobb. The port of call was Key West, Fla., Freeport and Nassau Bahamas. Their view for […]

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Center Hill Baptist Church news

By Tommie Cooper For Wednesday night’s Bible study Feb. 3, Bro. Hall was in I John 5:14, “And this is the confidence that we have in Him that if we ask any thing according to His will He heareth us.” Birthdays are Keith Herring on Feb.13, Steve Tutor Feb.14 and Danny Malone Feb.  15. Happy birthday and […]

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Hurricane news

By Susan Hooker Snow flurries are in the forecast for the second week of February in Hurricane with the weather going from spring-like days to rain, then to the bitter cold temperatures normally associated with the second month of the year. It’s hard to decide whether to believe the local forecast or the national groundhog forecast. Cohen Stubblefield […]

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New Century Club

The New Century Club met in the home of Linda Everett on Feb. 3. Carolyn Houston reviewed Power With Grace, The Life Story of Mrs. Woodrow Wilson by Ishbel Ross. Other members present were Collett Cross, Susan Feather, Leanne George, Michelle Hagins, Lynn Madden, Martha Frances Monroe, Mary Tate Pannell, Grace Provence, Shelia Robbins, Kay […]

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