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CorneliusPace runs for Ward 4 job

Kathy Cornelius-Pace, of 312 HWY. 15 South, has recently qualified and is now announcing her candidacy for Ward Four Alderman of the city of New Albany. Currently employed as Principal of Millcreek of Ripley, a day treatment facility for troubled children and youth, Cornelius-Pace has been as a teacher and administrator for many years,  including […]

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Union County Sports Schedule

Thursday, April 16 Softball North Half Semifinals West Union @ Smithville 6:00 Baseball First Round 2A Playoffs East Union @ Leflore County Friday, April 17 Tennis Division Playoffs Ridgeland @ NAHS 2:00 Baseball First Round 1A Playoffs Shelby Broad Street @ Ingomar 3:30 (Game 1) 5:00 (Game 2) Myrtle @ Biggersville 6:00 West Union @ […]

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Grisham runs for NA Chief of Police

David Grisham, of  624 Owen Rd., New Albany, has qualified and is announcing his candidacy for re-election for New Albany Chief of Police. Grisham, who has served as New Albany’s police chief for the past 28 years, was born and raised in New Albany.  After graduating from W.P. Daniel High School, he received a scholarship […]

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NAHS golf takes first, second at Tupelo CC

The Bulldogs were in action again on Tuesday, as they competed at the Tupelo Country Club. The boys took second place behind the host Golden Wave, while the girls finished first. Below are the results. Boys Tupelo – 151 – 1st Fletcher Johnson 41, Bo Reed 36, Wilson Reeder 39, Noah West 40 and Tucker […]

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Judge rules against city in asphalt issue

After nearly a year and a half of litigation over 1305 Munsford Drive, Circuit Court Judge Henry Lackey handed down a decision Tuesday, ruling that the property’s zoning status was never properly changed from agricultural to industrial. Lackey’s decision comes one week after the parties involved – plaintiffs Allen Maxwell, Dr. Robin Bostwick, Dr. Eric […]

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Urchin News

Hello my fellow Urchins!  I hope you all had a wonderful Easter and are ready to put the nose to the grindstone while we enter the final few weeks at school! The Urchin baseball team celebrated their Senior Night with a win against Mantachie last Saturday, April 11th.  Congrats guys!  They will kick off the […]

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NA Boys and Girls Club honors Peggy Smallwood during recent banquet

Approximately 150 people from New Albany, Union County and North Mississippi, met April 2, 2009 at the First United Methodist Church in New Albany to honor the memory of Peggy Smallwood, one of the people that helped make the Boys and Girls Club (BGC) come to New Albany. BGC New Albany Advisory Board President Colt […]

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Legislature sends voters another message that they don’t care

  Most automobile owners in Mississippi would gladly pay more for their license plates if by doing so they could indirectly be saving their neighbors from the multitude of diseases and horrible deaths caused by the cancers that are caused by smoking and second-hand smoke. Ironically, that’s exactly what making tobacco too expensive to buy […]

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God’s stock market: Up and down

  You would think during a distressful economic crisis such as the one we are facing now, people would be flocking to places of worship seeking divine guidance and intervention. Amazingly, that is not the case. According to a recent Newsweek poll, church attendance and religious affiliation is actually declining.      In fact, the poll […]

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Surles resigns as UCDA director

Union County Development Association Executive Director Stephen Surles will soon be stepping down from his position to take a job with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). Surles recently announced to the UCDA board of directors that he would be resigning from his post effective in March. Surles will begin working for TVA in March in […]

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