Union County Sheriff’s call log for Aug. 18, 2010

August 5 CR 335: Caller advised her 16 year old niece had called her and advised she was running away from home. Fairview St.: Caller advised her front door standing open. August 6 CR 360: Subject wants to see and officer concerning grass fire. CR 73: Caller advised female subject would not leave his house. […]

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Divorces for Aug. 18, 2010

Keith Dunlap and Tonya Dunlap, August 11 Jackie M. White and James White, August 11 Jody Walls and Candy Walls, August 12

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Marriages for Aug. 18, 2010

Leslie Lynn Madden and Matthew Tyler Russell, August 10 Mary Doris Anderson and James L. Montgomery, August 12 Kristy Murphy Brownlee and Robert Heath Frayser, August 13

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New Albany joins the spice ban

New Albany is the latest in a number of Mississippi municipalities to ban the marijuana-like substance popularly known as “Spice.” The New Albany Board of Aldermen passed an ordinance Monday evening that makes the sale of herbal mixture illegal in the city limits.  According to the ordinance, the ban takes effect immediately. New Albany Police […]

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NA School District purchases uniforms for maintenance workers, custodians

Custodians and maintenance workers in the New Albany School District recently were given the choice to go through a uniform company and have unforms for work. New Albany School Assistant Superintendent Jackie Ford said, “The uniforms were not mandated. We provided them with opportunities to rent and they pay for it themselves.” Many of the […]

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State, local leaders look at increase in volunteer fire fighter benefits

More incentives for Union County volunteer fire fighters might be underway soon. Mississippi’s Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney wants to offer more incentives to the state’s volunteer fire fighters, such as car tag fee reductions and continuing education.   Chaney is asking the state legislature to allow him to use insurance rebate money to help pay for […]

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Call center brings jobs to Union Co.

A new call center has opened up in downtown New Albany and is creating new jobs for New Albany and Union County residents.   The business is called Professional Management Group and is located at 105 West Main Street.  The center will employ people for telemarketing and they will call prospective clients in Kentucky, Mississippi, […]

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Don’t fume at the blue car

The next time you’re on Highway 30 West between here and Oxford, and the traffic is backed up, waiting to pass a little, blue car, don’t get too upset. That’s my wife, going exactly 55 miles an hour on the uphills, the downhills and the long straight stretches. Most times, she’s even using the cruise […]

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Education ‘far left?’

Gov. Harley Barbour again has let his partisanship as head of the National Republican Governors Conference get in the way of the needs of Mississippians. This time Barbour and some other state Republican politicians are complaining about a bill passed by Congress and signed by President Obama that has the potential of providing as much […]

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Confident ‘Dawgs take down Tupelo

The Bulldogs silenced critics and gave fans something to look forward to, as they defeated Tupelo, 24-14,  at Vaught-Hemmingway Stadium last Saturday. In their final tune up before the new season, New Albany showed poise and did not back down against their 6A opponent. “It was a big win for our guys.,” NAHS head coach […]

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