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SBA disaster assistance available to private non-profit organizations in Mississippi

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today certain Private Non-Profit organizations that do not provide critical services of a governmental nature may be eligible to apply for low-interest rate disaster loans. These loans are available following a Presidential disaster declaration for Public Assistance resulting from damages caused by severe storms, tornadoes, high winds and flooding […]

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MDOT launches STEM education website

As part of a continued effort to invest in the educational opportunities for the young people of Mississippi, the Mississippi Department of Transportation has launched www.GoMDOT.com/stemeducation a new STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) website aimed at increasing interest in careers in the transportation industry, specifically civil engineering. To meet the needs of the changing […]

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United Blood Services takes steps to prevent spread of Zika virus in U.S.; post-travel waiting period may cut blood supply by about two percent

United Blood Services, this area’s non-profit blood provider, announced Tuesday that it is asking potential donors who have traveled to the Caribbean, Mexico or Central or South America not to donate blood for 28 days after leaving those areas where the mosquito-borne Zika virus is becoming more widespread. A growing number of U.S. cases have […]

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Tractor Supply Company, National 4-H Council 
launch spring paper clover campaign

Tractor Supply Company, in partnership with National 4-H Council, is announcing the launch of its 2016 Spring Paper Clover Campaign. Tractor Supply Company and Del’s Feed and Farm Supply customers will have the opportunity to purchase paper clovers between April 13 – April 24 for $1 or more during checkout. All funds raised will be […]

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City seeing commercial building boom

You may not have noticed it, but New Albany is beginning to experience a building boom. A casual drive through downtown should give a hint, in that the area has nearly no commercial space that is either not being used or being prepared for use. Perhaps the single-largest project is the renovation of the former […]

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Saturday filled with variety of community events

The rain is expected to end and be replaced by sunny, cool weather Saturday. That’s good news because Union Countians will have an even larger range of activities than usual to choose from. Myrtle’s “Music at the Tracks” festival will begin at 8 a.m. in C. J. Meyers Park and include a motorcycle show and […]

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Humane Society to have Chinese auction fund-raiser Saturday

The Union County Humane Society will have its first major fund-raising event this Saturday. The organization, founded about a year ago, will have a Chinese auction and barbecue dinner April 16 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the First Baptist Church Family Life Center at 104 E. Main St. Barbecue plates will be sold for […]

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Working moving ahead on park stage

Visitors to the Park Along the River have probably noticed construction going on at the back of the property. What is being built is a raised open stage with semicircular area to be used for outdoor concerts and other performances. One planned use is the series of free concerts that will be presented in conjunction […]

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Keep New Albany/Union County Beautiful sponsoring Great American Cleanup May 7

With spring rapidly approaching, Keep New Albany/Union County Beautiful is asking for your help to keep America beautiful in our community. You, or a group to which you belong, can take part in the nation’s largest organized annual cleanup, beautification and community improvement program – Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup. The city- and county-wide […]

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New Century Club meeting

The April meeting of the New Century Club was in the home of Michelle Hagins. Members present were Collett Cross, Jean Dillard, Linda Everett, Susan Feather, Leanne George, Joy Hill, Carolyn Houston, Lynn Madden, Martha Frances Monroe, Mary Tate Pannell, Grace Provence, Anna Quinn, Shelia Robbins, Joan Smith, Rheta Ann West and guest Norma Ruth […]

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