Owen, Turner to wed Nov. 6

Mr. and Mrs. Johnny and Wanda Owen of New Albany, Miss. are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Vanessa Suzanne Owen of New Albany to Freddie Wayne “Chip” Turner, Jr. of Tupelo. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. Mason Hill and Mrs. Mary Etta Hill and the […]

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New Albany City Beautification winners

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NA superintendent says no money hurts states’ Pre-K programs

At the beginning of October, Dr. Charles Garrett, New Albany School Superintendent had an opportunity to discuss this theme and many others at the Pre-Kindergarten Institute at Harvard University. Garrett was invited  by the Mississippi Department of Education to attend a conference called “PreK-3rd: The Foundation for Educational Success Institute.”  “The Institute had a Pre-K […]

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Supervisors discuss Union County American Red Cross location

The Union County chapter of the American Red Cross closed its doors earlier this summer, due to restructuring efforts with the American Red Cross. Even though the Union County Red Cross is not a chapter, it is a location and calls and help are currently being routed to the Tupelo office of the American Red […]

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Basil wins school board race

Union County’s second district will have a new representative on the Union County School District board of trustees come next year, after Mickey Basil defeated incumbent Gary Gray in Tuesday’s election. Basil received approximately 51 percent of the votes in the second district with 443 votes, compared to nearly 49 percent for Gray with 407 […]

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Saturday is the last day for ‘Sharing’ sign ups

Donations are now being accepted for the 36th annual Sharing at Christmas program, which will be provide about 250 families with holiday food and toys for their children. Applications to receive assistance must be turned in to the New Albany Gazette office, 713 Carter Ave., by 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6. No phone, mail or […]

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Mueller seeks alderman Ward 4 post

Angele Mueller announces her candidacy for the position of Ward 4 Alderman.   Mueller is a 1989 graduate of the University of Mississippi where she earned a BA degree in recreation management and also received a master’s in education from the University of South Carolina in 1995.     She has taught at Oxford Elementary […]

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Nine enter Ward 4 alderman race

Before the qualifying deadline ended Tuesday, two more New Albany residents had joined the race for the Ward 4 New Albany Board of Alderman post. John Ellis and Jason Butler both qualified Tuesday afternoon.  They join Will Tucker, Terry Medlin, Jody Walls, Jane Ford, Tim Broom, Bill Morgan and Angele Mueller as candidates in the […]

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Local communities to honor Veterans Day in a variety of ways

Veterans of the United States’ armed forces will be saluted during several area programs next week in honor of Veterans Day. On Veterans Day, a Blue Star marker, as part of the Blue Star Memorial Program, will be placed in downtown New Albany at the Tallahatchie Bridge as a way to honor veterans of World […]

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Proud of Bulldogs

The New Albany Bulldogs football team has completed an undefeated regular season for the first time since 1963. In doing so, the team also tied the most wins ever by a New Albany team, a record set in 1982 by a team that went l1-2 and lost in the state championship game. It’s been a […]

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