Local church opens its ‘closet’

Helping hands and warm hearts abound when the holiday season is among us in Union County. From charitable organizations to businesses and churches helping out a worthy cause, there are many ways that residents in Union County and New Albany can lend a helping hand or donate items for a needy family that may or […]

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Ward 4 alderman run-off election set for next Monday

Voters who live in New Albany’s Ward 4 will return to the polls Monday for the second time in as many weeks to select their next representative on the city’s Board of Aldermen. Residents will have a choice between Windshield Doctor Manager Will Tucker and Tallahathchie Gourmet Owner Angele Mueller. The special election will be […]

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‘Sharing’ funds reach $4,300

Contributions have reached $4,300 from Gazette readers in the 36th annual Sharing at Christmas program that provides holiday help for families in need in Union County. The goal for the program, sponsored by the New Albany Gazatte with the help of many community volunteers, is $20,000. The program provides about 250 families with food assistance […]

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Allstate Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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Paid in Full, Landmarks co-host ‘Holiday Homecoming this Saturday

Paid In Full and The Landmarks will co-host “A Holiday Homecoming” concert at 7 p.m. this Saturday night, Dec. 4 at the New Albany High School Auditorium. The Landmarks will be performing music from their most recent recording, “Timeless,” while Paid In Full will present selections from their latest recording, “No Trace of Rain.”   […]

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Controlled substance fraud alleged

New Albany drug enforcement officers recently arrested a local woman for allegedly trading pills for controlled substances. Melanie J. Foster, 45, of 409 Woodland Dr., New Albany, has been charged with two counts of fraud of a controlled substance, according to New Albany Police Department’s Narcotics Investigator Chris Glasson. According to Glasson, Foster was allegedly […]

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Baptist Healthplex re-opening pool Friday

Following three months of renovations, members of Baptist Healthplex will once again have the opportunity to take advantage of its pool beginning this Friday. According to Healthplex Director Sandy Bell, the pool will re-open at 5:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 3. “Individuals may come in and use it beginning at that time,” Bell said.  “We’ll also […]

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‘Sharing’ funds reach $3,610

Gazette readers have contributed $3,610 so far toward the 36th annual Sharing at Christmas program that provides holiday help for families in need in Union County. The goal for the program, sponsored by the New Albany Gazatte with the help of many community volunteers, is $20,000. The program provides about 250 families with food assistance […]

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River Players, Rotary Club to host ‘Christmas in New Albany’

The Tallahatchie River Players, along with the New Albany Rotary Club, will present “Christmas in New Albany” at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10, at the Magnolia Civic Center. Tickets are $10. Seats are reserved and can be purchased from the New Albany Main Street Association office in the Union County Development Association office on Bankhead […]

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River Players host ‘Classic Christmas Movie Nights’ this week

Are you looking to celebrate the season with some of your favorite Christmas holiday movies? Then New Albany will have just the opportunity this week. The Tallahatchie River Players will be hosting classic movies this Christmas at 7 p.m. each night, beginning this Thursday, Dec. 2 and running through Saturday, Dec. 4. Thursday night is […]

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