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‘Agape Number 12’ shares value of free clinic

Editor’s note: A group of caring volunteers have form the Agape Health Service free clinic on North Street with the mission of sharing the love of Christ by providing free health care to those without insurance. The clinic is just getting started, so far is only open once a month and has only been open […]

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Sherman news

By Martha Swindle Thank you to Sherman’s election commissioners: Bailiff Cinda Kay Baker, Initialing Officer Lana Coker, Assistant Initialing Officer Sue Greer, and Receiving Officer Donna McMurry, for holding the mayor and aldermen election Tuesday, June 4, at the Sherman Library. Congratulations to those elected for another four-year term beginning July 2: Mayor Ben Logan, […]

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Macedonia news

By Lou McQuary Twanda Black’s family enjoyed a week at Gulf Shores June 1-7. Going on the trip were Twanda Black; Beverly Hall; Jennifer and Wes Stanton; Amanda Kisor; Cade Nowlin; Holly and Milton Coffey; Kristen, Lilly, and Sawyer Youngblood; Chase and Cydney Coffey; Patricia Elkins; and Aiden James. They fished and swam every day. […]

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Hurricane News

By Susan Hooker Signs of the upcoming summer season in June are visible as the countryside fields are abloom with the white Queen Anne’s lace and the orange butterfly weeds and daylilies in the Lone Star and Shady Grove communities. The hill country at Sand Springs and Smoke Top boasts the blooms of the white […]

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Cornersville-Blythe news

By Martha Hardy Coming to you from a very stormy corner of Union County this Sunday afternoon. I have just had the third storm of this day pass by here with much lightning, very loud rolling thunder enough to put my little outside kitties into a traumatic fit. They were running around all over the […]

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Baptist Union County staff members Karen Young, Nursing Informatics and Timmy Wright, Nursing Manager of ICU/Stepdown, listen intensely as Melissa Ross with Voalte, Missy Coltharp, Baptist Union County Information Systems, and Terri Chapman, BMHCC Nursing Infomatics Analyst prepare for the new iPhone system.

Baptist Union County to pilot smart phone communication system

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County will pilot a new staff communication system that combines telephone, alarms and text messaging on Monday, June 17. The Voalté system uses the Apple iPhone interface to replace multiple hospital communication devices with one communication system. This simplified system will allow clinical staff to make and receive calls over the hospital’s […]

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County schools want tax increase to fund band program

By Rex Wilgus For the News Exchange (Editor’s note: The version of this story that appeared in the print version of the News Exchange contained some incorrect information about teacher resignations and change of duties at Myrtle Attendance Center. The version below is corrected.) NEW ALBANY – During their regular meeting on June 3, 2013, […]

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Former resident-turned-poet Howard Brown to talk about book at library

The Union County Library in New Albany Luncheon with Books Tuesday, June 18, at will feature a review of the book The Gossamer Nature of Random Things: A First Collection of Poems by the author Howard Brown, a New Albany native.  Brown, the son of the late William H. (Bill) Brown and Colin Elizabeth (Tiny) […]

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Play for the fun of it

The past few weeks I have ventured out to BNA Bank Park to snap a few photos of our future stars of the diamond for our paper. For the most part, it appears that the kids are having a good time playing the game. I trust that our adults are allowing the kids to have […]

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State Auditor’s office releases statement on Golding investigation

Special agents with State Auditor Stacey Pickering's office are currently investigating Union County Coroner Mark Golding, according to a press release issued by the agency Thursday afternoon.   According to statements made in the press release, Mark Golding is being investigated for issuing false claims and invoices to Union County that he investigated deaths within […]

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