Fair weather football friend?

Thanksgiving is here tomorrow, 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 are talking about the Gazette’s Sharing […]

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Sharing with others

Thanksgiving is here tomorrow, 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 are talking about the Gazette’s Sharing […]

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Jackson Furniture heads to Myrtle

The Tennesse-based Jackson Furniture has set its sights on Myrtle as one of its next locations for a production facility. The motion and stationary furniture manufacturer will invest $2 million and create 250 jobs over three years in Myrtle, as well as Mantachie. Jackson Furniture will manufacture motion furniture under its Catnapper reclining products brand […]

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NA Elementary spelling bee winner

The New Albany Elementary School Spelling Bee was held on Nov. 7. The winners advance to the Union County Spelling Bee in January. Pictured are l-r: Dakoyta Lesure, 2nd Place; Jill Gafford, 1st Place; and William Sloan, 3rd Place.

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Ingomar Attendance Center news

By Justin Gary Hello fellow Falcons! My name is Justin Gary, and I am your student council reporter with this week’s school news. Last Monday, Nov. 11, the 3rd and 4th grade classes held a Veterans’ Day Program. They sang patriotic songs, and recited short speeches to honor those who have fought for our freedoms […]

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The Playhouse

“How marvelous – how wonderful . . .” It was another familiar hymn, and the mega sanctuary of voices swelled into the lofty ceilings with this praise song. Once again the words were retrieved from my childhood, but these were adult words singing of our indebtedness to our Savior. The chorus carried the heaviest words […]

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The great rooster chase

Editor’s note: Diners and shoppers near the Wal-Mart area may have noticed a strange commotion about noon Nov. 5. Here is a first-hand account of what happened: During a quick lunch break on Nov. 5, I spotted a rooster at the drive-through of Taco Bell in New Albany. I can’t say how he got there […]

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Sherman news

By Martha Swindle Sherman Baptist Church will be hosting the Community Thanksgiving Service Sunday, Nov. 24, at 11 a.m. with Sherman Grove, Sherman Methodist, and other area churches joining the service. The Sherman Baptist youths are planning a skit, and lunch will follow in the Activities Building. No evening services will be held that evening […]

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Macedonia news

By Lou McQuary Curtis Melvin Moody passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 12. He was the son of the late Ruby and Doyle Moody, and he leaves several children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, in addition to his wife, Janice. He was a retired Master Sergeant of the US Air Force. Visitation and the funeral were held […]

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Hurricane news

By Susan Hooker The lovely shade trees of summer are now a golden amber as the oak leaves are now making a thick carpet on lawns in the neighborhood. Every wind or rain storm brings another wave. Sophie, Aden and I discussed stopping at the home place of the late Thelma and Dewitt Swords to […]

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