Tidwell, Benedict to wed October 16

Jalema and Jay Tidwell of Myrtle, Miss., announce the engagement of their daughter, Alyssa Ann Tidwell, to Mark Edward Benedict, son of Sherry Benedict and the late Joseph Benedict of Amory, Miss. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Guy and Shirley Hester of Corinth, Miss., Josie Tidwell of Senatobia, Miss., and Jerry Tidwell, Sr. of […]

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Dalton to step down as UNITE director

After six years Bethany Dalton, executive director of Union County/New Albany Initiative To Excel, is resigning from her position at the end of October. “I think UNITE is a great organization, the 16-membor baord if wonderful, and I wil continue to contribute and support the organization financially,” said Dalton. She said that she has too […]

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Macedonia News for Oct. 8, 2010

Lou McQuary A few weekends ago Twanda Black enjoyed having her brother and sister-in-law, Frank and Donna Bryant from Fredericksburg, Texas to visit in her home.  Also visiting Twanda was her niece Katie Bryant, from San Marcus, Texas. Charlotte Garrison was surprised on her birthday, Sept. 30, with a party at Taylor’s in New Albany.  […]

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West Union News for Oct. 8, 2010

Jessica Clark Hello there Eagle fans! This year has started off with a good beginning. This week is our first nine weeks test. I can’t believe it has already been nine week. Last Monday the elementary had a special guest, Crystal McBray, to speak to the pre-k through 3rd grade. These children observed as she […]

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Eastern Lights for Oct. 8, 2010

At the time of this writing, today is Tuesday, Sept. 28. September is almost gone. Where has this year gone?  Have we just stood still and let it pass?  Well I hope not, but it does seem that the years pass swiftly now a days.  Even the younger generation are expressing themselves to that degree. […]

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Bil Tucker

Bill Tucker William Major Tucker, 48, of New Albany, died Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at UAB Hospital in Birmingham, Ala. He was born Nov. 26, 1961 in Jackson to Reba Tubbs Tucker and the late Major Edwin Tucker. He was the owner/operator of The Windshield Doctor.  Mr. Tucker  was the vice mayor and the Ward […]

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Blue Springs aldermen continue annexation talks with PUL Alliance

Blue Spring Mayor David Boland told the Blue Springs Board of Aldermen Tuesday that the PUL Alliance recommended a reconsideration of the amount of land the village wishes to annex. Mayor Boland said, “I went to talk to the PUL Alliance two weeks ago and they told me that we might want to reconsider how […]

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Aldermen to set special election to fill Ward 4 post

The New Albany Board of Aldermen will likely set a special election to fill the vacant Ward 4 alderman post at its specially called meeting on Oct. 19. According to Mississippi state law regarding elections for municipal offices, the board of aldermen are required to set a special election no later than 10 days after […]

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Supervisors approve bid for Chancery courtroom renovations

Renovations for the Union County Chancery Courtroom will begin soon. William Mills with Mills and Mills Architects, PC of New Albany told the Union County Board of Supervisors that the renovations should begin mid-October. He said, “The courtroom will be enlarged, more witness rooms will be added, the judge’s chambers will have increased space, and […]

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NA mulls property-upkeep plan

While the aldermen have not publicly addressed the issue of an ordinance to govern the minimum standards of residential property, specifically that of rentals, since its July public hearing, Ward Two Alderman Johnny Anderson has put forward an alternative to both the first and second proposals. Anderson said that he took issue with the original […]

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