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Eastern Lights

Today is Monday, Feb. 1. Time to turn the calendar and seems almost like we turned the calendar yesterday to January. The weather is cloudy and looks as if we will get rain although Tuesday is the best day. It is also very warm for this time of year. Palestine Baptist enjoyed a surprise visit […]

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The Playhouse

The story of Peter walking on the water was always a favorite when I sat with my young peers around the knee-high table in my Sunday school room. Our teacher gave the basic Bible information, but my imagination brought the story to life. I felt the spray of the stormy, cold waves – heard the […]

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Liberty School January meeting

The January meeting of Liberty School was held the 19th of the month. Attendees were welcomed by Lil Nelson and Stephen Fitzgerald gave the invocation and blessing. A lunch of soup, cornbread and desserts were enjoyed by all. Mrs. Nelson recognized the January birthdays of Gwyn Barkley, Jimmie Ray Cobb, Bobby Henry, Juanita Lowery, Buck […]

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NAHS honors high ACT scorers

New Albany High School presented ACT 30+ Club T-shirts to, from left, Audrey Littlejohn, Cindy Hernandez, Sanders Goode, Trace Thompson, Jack Whiteside, Isaac Estrada and Sarah Gaines on Tuesday, Jan. 19, for their recent success on the ACT. Students who have a composite or subscore of 30 or more on their recent ACT are inducted […]

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NEMCC names over 380 to 2015 Fall Dean’s List

Three hundred and eighty-six Northeast Mississippi Community College students achieved a grade point average of 3.5-3.9 on a 4.0 scale for the 2015 fall semester and as a result, have been named to the college’s distinguished Dean’s List. Students from New Albany include Bailey Lane Adams, Betty Autriella Allen, Everett Blake Carruth, Addison Claire Carter, […]

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Crain selected Teacher of the Year for New Albany School District

Carey Crain has been chosen Teacher of the Year for the New Albany School District. Crain, who is Teacher of the Year for New Albany High School, was honored this past week along with the other city teachers of the year. They are Becky Farned from New Albany Elementary School, Justin Watson from New Albany […]

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Phase 2 bids on Emerald Furniture renovation come in over budget

Union County Supervisors hit a stumbling block Monday in the process of renovating the former Hickory Springs furniture plant for use by Emerald Furniture. The county has been able to obtain grant money to help fund the $2 million upgrade planned by the new owner so that no local taxpayer money is needed, although the […]

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NAMS students name halls

Students at New Albany Middle School were recently encouraged to help administration name the hallways at the school. The naming of hallways will help new students in the building with ease of movement and adapting to their new surroundings more quickly. Students were encouraged to select names for the hallways that would reflect the goals and mission of […]

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Spring fever in February

By Lisa Bryant General Manager It happens every year: the weather warms just enough in February to make me long for spring and everything that goes with it. I enjoy the fall with all the colors, then the leaves fall off the trees and everything looks dead. We go into the holidays and Christmas takes […]

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Build a new police department building

We have mentioned the need for repairs and other improvements to several city streets, particularly those that carry heavy retail, school or emergency medical traffic. They need to be addressed by city officials. Unfortunately, they are not the only part of city infrastructure sadly in need of help. In its day, New Albany’s city hall […]

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