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By Lou McQuary Emma Vance’s granddaughter, Jody Vance, recently passed her state board exams for nursing. She is going to work at Tupelo in Critical Care. Jody is from Blue Springs and she is the daughter of Gary Vance. Another one of Miss Emma’s granddaughters, Tiffany Blaylock, passed her nursing practicing license. She will be […]

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City honor NAHS sports teams

Mayor Tim Kent, right, presents proclamations to New Albany High School Athletic Director Shane Sanderson honoring the tennis and golf teams. The tennis team were Class 4A state champions and Christopher Shands won Boys’ Singles, Roberto Valadez and Michael Crots won Boys’ Doubles, Morris Kelly Clayton and Seth Male won Mixed Doubles, and Meghan Van […]

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New Albany Garden Club

The New Albany Garden Club met for its annual planning meeting at the Darden Lake Home of Mrs. Gloria Cooper. President Samantha Morris thanked Mrs. Cooper for inviting the club to meet at her home. Other hostesses were Mrs. Grace Provence, Mrs. Betty Campbell, Mrs. Gwyn Pennebaker and Mrs. Mary Webb.  The dining table was […]

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Northeast can provide free training for good-paying tech jobs

It used to be that the goal of most high school graduates was to obtain a college degree. That’s changing. Today, according to Northeast Mississippi Community College Career Pathways Coordinator Charlie Smart, “Two-thirds of the jobs in Mississippi fall into the category of needing only a high school degree and additional training.” The additional training […]

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Ceremony honors late alderman Beasley

A ceremony was held this past Saturday to formally dedicate the monument to late Ward Three Alderman Tommie Beasley, adjacent to the spray park he fought for. Family members and friends gathered for the brief ceremony that was punctuated by the noise of children enjoying the spray park nearby, a testament to its value to […]

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New credit cards provide added security

By now, many Union County residents have had their old credit or debit cards replaced with the newer chip cards. A large percentage of those likely still don’t know exactly what the change means. Although often referred to as chip cards because of the small circuit board embedded in them, they are actually called EMV […]

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Bim Bam Burgers to add to local menu

New Albany is gaining at least three more new places to eat. One is “Ciao Chow,” the second location for a small Ashland Italian restaurant that has been met with critical praise. It will be in the Henderson Building adjacent to the Tanglefoot Trailhead and is expected to open later this summer with its Southern […]

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Museum Madness children’s discovery series is next week

One of the area’s popular summer children’s programs will take place at the Union County Heritage Museum next week. That’s when they will have the Museum Madness program for children June 20-24. Each day of the discovery program will feature a special topic which includes hands-on learning and participation. The first day participants will play […]

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The National Society of Collegiate Scholars welcomes Ethan Reed Taylor as a new member

Ethan Reed Taylor of New Albany has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars. UNSCS is more than just a symbol of academic achievement. Membership gives students access to a number of amazing benefits including career and networking resources, scholarships, travel, and service projects both on campus and in the community,” said Stephen […]

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Ground-breaking held for Cook’s Healthcare adult daycare center

The Union County Development Association held a ground-breaking ceremony Tuesday afternoon for Cook’s Healthcare at 611 Moss Hill Drive. Cook’s Healthcare, which also has an office at 135 W. Bankhead, is owned and managed by Calrenease Cook. The new facility will be an adult daycare center capable of serving 70 clients who are elderly or […]

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