A meeting last week to discuss “The State of Union County,” and consider ways to improve it, left us a little cold. And not just because the heat wasn’t turned on in the Magnolia Civic Center, either. Oh, the folks from CREATE Foundation in Tupelo, who presented the material, did their job with a Power-Point […]
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Thanksgiving is here, for many of us a time for family gatherings, turkey, pumpkin pie and all the trimmings. We hope at this time you will be thankful for what you have and also take a moment to share with others as we enter the holiday season. We, of course, are talking about the Gazette’s […]
It’s quietly become one of New Albany’s big events of the year. We’re talking about the New Albany Main Street Holiday Open House, which drew a couple thousand people to participating shops and businesses Sunday afternoon. Twenty-six businesses, most in the downtown area, participated in this year’s holiday event, up from 22 last year. We […]
The election to fill the vacant seat on the New Albany Board of Aldermen has sparked an unusual frenzy of candidates. Nine residents qualified for the Monday special election to fill the remainder of the Ward 4 term of the late Bill Tucker. If no candidate gets a majority, and that seems highly likely, a […]
Those looking for an excuse for not planning for construction of a public swimming pool in New Albany could have found several at a public meeting this week. A speaker at the meeting said public swimming pools, especially year-round facilities, are expensive to build and expensive to operate. And to be successful, programming needs to […]
The United Way of Northeast Mississippi has reached 67 percent of its $2,150,000 goal across the seven counties in which it operates. But here in Union County we still have inadequate participation from businesses and industries, the backbone of the payroll-deduction giving program that the United Way depends on for the bulk of its donations. […]
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 […]
The New Albany economy got a boost last week with the announcement by Diversity-Vuteq that it will begin hiring for its new plant in the Martintown Industrial Park. The facility, which has stood as a shell for months while awaiting a decision by Toyota to proceed with its assembly plant at Blue Springs, will be […]
Union County has decided to digitally archive and preserve county land records. The Board of Supervisors approved a request by Chancery Clerk Annette Hickey to digitize the documents that are currently in large bound books in the office. “The archiving will go back 30 years,” she said. “The books will be converted to digital images […]
One of the area’s most popular children’s events is set for 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday in downtown New Albany. It’s New Albany Main Street’s annual Trick or Treat Downtown, which attracts about 3,000 people downtown for a night of games, contests and other children’s activities. Vicki Duke, Main Street association manager, said the […]
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- Political tax talk August 20, 2014
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- Keep “Feet” on tour August 22, 2014
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- County’s jobless rate lowest in north half of Mississippi August 22, 2014
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