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Passion for caring motivates new doctor Matthew Rhinewalt

New Albany is gaining a new physician who might be compared to a double- or even triple-threat player. That’s Dr. J. Matthew Rhinewalt, who will be joining Dr. Eric Harding and Dr. Shane Scott at IM+PC (Internal Medicine & Pediatric Clinic). Rhinewalt is not only double board-certified in internal medicine and pediatrics, but also has […]

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Has city got a deal for you!

Would you buy a used car from this town? If so, you now have an opportunity. The city is selling several vehicles seized by the New Albany Police Department, mostly for drug infractions. Rather than advertising the vehicles and taking sealed bids as was done in the past, this time the city is selling them […]

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Union County Fair archery winners

Winners in the archery competition at the Union County Fair this past week were, front from left, Kristen Swords, first place in Women’s Traditional; Natalie Lowery, first place in Women’s Compound; Jake Rutherford, first place in Youth Compound; back from left, C. J. Bright, first place in Men’s Compound (Pro); Parker Flint, runner-up in Youth […]

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Prayer session was step in right direction

Race relations in Union County are not perfect. But thanks to assertive action in the 1960s we have been able to avoid the divisiveness that has torn many cities. And although we can no longer sleep guarded only by an unlocked screen door as we could 60 years ago, our community is still largely violence-free. […]

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Returning champs win in domino contest at fair

Andi Beth Hill, left, and Yancy Golding won the dominoes game in the Back Porch Games at the Union County Fair this past week. Not only did they win, but it was the second year in a row of victories for the two.

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Union County Fair pageant winners

Note: The following are not all pageant winners; others will appear in the next issue Little Mr. Union County Fair From left are, second alternate Sawyer Neal Dodd, son of Jon and Amanda Dodd; first alternate Thayer Clayburn Goudy, son of Ronnie and Jennifer Goudy; and Little Mr. Union County Fair Dillon Ray Davis, son […]

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County stepping up bridge work

The Union County Board of Supervisors are apparently trying to get the best use out of state road and bridge funds before the end of the fiscal year. The approved the beginning of two bridge projects Monday before receiving bids on a third bridge. The first two are situated on County Road 59 between Hwy. […]

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Career and tech center hopes to use new test and industry cooperation to better train students

The Business2Business luncheon sponsored by Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi this past Thursday might well have been called Better Employees 2 Business. The purpose of the meeting was to make local industry and business leaders aware of a new training and technical skill-measuring tool that can greatly improve the quality of workers coming to their respective […]

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Sheriff’s Department ties series of arrests together

The Union County Sheriff’s Department has reported a series of arrests going over the past few weeks involving drug and burglary charges. In the first case, deputies stopped James Knighton, 31, of 1029 CR 54, New Albany for a traffic offense this past Tuesday night in Myrtle. Sheriff Jimmy Edwards said Knighton was found to […]

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Alternating lane closures on Highway 78 in Union County

The Mississippi Department of Transportation has announced that work is progressing on a bridge deck repair project on Highway 78 in Union County. As of Monday, July 18, the right lane of Highway 78 eastbound was to be closed. There is a wide load restriction placed on eastbound traffic. Wide loads must take an alternate […]

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