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New Albany school menu for Jan. 23-27

New Albany  Elementary School Monday, Jan. 23 Sausage Pizza, Chicken Spaghetti, Tossed Salad w/Dressing, Broccoli Salad, Applesauce, Assorted Fruit Juices, Vanilla Pudding, Texas Toast, Fat Free Chocolate Milk, One Percent Milk, Skim Milk Tuesday, Jan. 24 Hamburger, Taco Soup w/Tortilla Chips, Creamy Coleslaw, Oven Baked Fries, Banana, Assorted Fruit Juices, Jell-O, Fat Free Chocolate Milk, […]

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City school superintendent Jackie Ford to retire

New Albany Superintendent of Schools Jackie Ford announced his retirement Tuesday. His last day will be June 30. Ford will be leaving after devoting 44 years to education. A native of Tippah County, he graduated from Pine Grove, where he later taught for 19 years. Ford came to New Albany in 1992 to become of […]

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City school board seats newest member

This was the first meeting for new city school trustee David Rainey, who took the oath of office this past week. Rainey was elected to represent the municipal school district added territory outside the  city in the November elections. He replaces Jerry Tate, who decided to retire after serving on the board nearly 16 years. […]

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Museum program sure to be ‘quotable’

Oh, my, the things Mississippians have said. The world takes note of the poignant, outrageous, utterly truthful comments made by Mississippians, and the recent William Faulkner quote in the Hillary Clinton concession speech, “They kilt us but they ain’t whipped us yet,” gives rise to the depth and richness of the culture of Mississippi. Museum […]

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Gazette brings back ‘Know Your Neighbor Better’ feature

The staff at the New Albany Gazette is bringing back a feature that ran regularly nearly 30 years ago, but is still liked by those who remember it. “Know Your Neighbor Better” has a simple premise: take an average or even random person from Union County and ask them a series of questions so people […]

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2017 Kiwanis Club officers

Newly-selected officers for the New Albany Kiwanis Club for 2017 are, front from left, Amanda Kent, president; Amy Greer, treasurer; Joanne Lesley, secretary; Donna Weeden, board member; Amy Creighton, board member; back from left, David Goode, ex-officio and Hotbed Classic director, Marquel Conner, board member; Jay Pullman, vice-president; Tyler Basil, board member; Greg Lawrence, president-elect; […]

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Know Your Neighbor Better

Lauren Hatton is our first ‘neighbor. She is a familiar sight to those who go to the circuit clerk’s office but has only been on the job since this past year. We hope this will help you learn a little more about her. Name: Lauren Hatton Age: 24 Hair color: Brown, today Eye color: Green […]

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Cong. Kelly named to Armed Services, Agriculture committees

U.S. Representative Trent Kelly, R-Miss. announced he will serve on two committees during the 115th Congress: the House Armed Services Committee and the House Committee on Agriculture. Subcommittee assignments will be released later this month. Rep. Kelly has served for over 30 years in the Mississippi Army National Guard where he is currently a Colonel. […]

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Election commissioners take oath of office

Union County Circuit Clerk Phyllis Stanford administers the oath of office to the county’s five election commissioners. The newly re-elected and elected commissioners’ term of office began Jan.2 and lasts for four years. From left are Wayne Wilhite, Fifth District; T. Michael Beam, Fourth District, Barbara Reed, Third District, Bill Azlin, Second District; and Wes […]

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New Albany Elementary School honor roll for 2nd 9 weeks

All A’s Honor Roll First Grade Bailey, Adeline Creel; Baker, James Coley; Black, Ilia Rose; Brudnicki, Ta’Kneiya Zeandria Nichole; Carruthers, Kameron Tramaine; Carruthers, Kayden Tyree; Chism, Mary Corbin; Conner, Indya Markei; Contreras, Sophia; Conwill, Maddox Clasy; Cook, Bailey Elizabeth; Derrick, Liam Charles; Flores, Katie Vanessa; Foster, Coen Henley; Gafford, Madilyn Olivia; Garrison, Meredith Grace; Grimes, […]

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