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 On Father’s Day the ladies cooked breakfast for the men. During the morning service each father was presented a book, and J. J. Bonds was recognized as the oldest dad present. Teresa Shettles brought our special music. As  always, VBS commencement was well attended Sunday night. Kay Azlin, Terri Pounders, Sherry Clayton and Jamie Nolan […]

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Spray park a long wait

 The long and frustrating effort to get a spray park constructed inside the New Albany Sportsplex appears to be near an end. To say it’s not a moment too soon is an understatement. What was projected to be a three-month project when it was approved by the New Albany Board of Alderman last May has […]

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Northeast Fire Dept. purchases new rescue/fire response truck

The Northeast Fire Department’s newest piece of equipment will help to significantly improve its responses to threatening situations, the department’s chief Butch Cobb says. The department was able to purchase a 2009 Ford F-550 for use as a rescue/wildland fire response vehicle, with the help of a 2008 Assistance to Firefighters Grant. “The new AFG […]

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Wilson, Blomberg to wed June 20

Dr. and Mrs. Buster Wilson of Ecru, Miss. are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Sarah Whitney Wilson of Ecru to Duane Russell Blomberg of Chattanooga, Tenn.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. Norris A. Robertson and the late Mrs. Ruth Denson Robertson of Myrtle, Miss. And the late […]

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Landon Roe

Jason and Leslie Roe of Myrtle are proud to announce the birth of their son Landon Montgomery Roe. Landon was born at 12:06 a.m. on May 7, 2009 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 19 ½ inches long. He is the grandson of Billy and Tina Montgomery of […]

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More news, new features

 Looks a little different, doesn’t it? It was time for a change at the Gazette, so we’ve given the paper a fresh, more modern design. It’s a little like updating your house. That avocado paint you loved in the 1970s might not look as snazzy in your living room today. So we’ve sort of given […]

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NAHS hires John Walker as new baseball coach

The New Albany School District announced the hiring of John Walker as the Bulldogs’ new head coach Wednesday. Walker will replace Curt Fowler, who served at the helm for approximately 10 years before stepping down after the 2009 season to take the head coaching position at Blue Mountain College. “We had a lot of quality […]

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Stanton Wilson

Stanton Scott Wilson celebrated his fifth birthday on April 18, 2009 with a Spider-Man party at his home with family and friends. His actual birthday was April 16th. Stanton is the son of Scott and Tonya Wilson of Myrtle and has three brothers, Christian, Jonathon, and Nathan Wilson. His grandparents are Alice and the late […]

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Eastern Lights

 Maybe by the time you read this we will all have had some rain.  I have heard a lot of folks telling how this hot weather is getting to them. Loretta and Jamie Easley visited Ola Messer Tuesday morning.  She said, “Well I am just fine.”  She was trying to sweep he porch.  Someone had […]

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County employees move into new location

A few employees from the Union County Chancery Court Building have moved over to the Talmadge Littlejohn Building located at 110 East Main Street, across from Chancery Court. Union County Board of Supervisors purchased the Littlejohn property this past winter and are planning on using this additional building for more office space. So far, Kay […]

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