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Cook Coggin Engineers, Inc. announces Weeden as new Principal

Cook Coggin, a civil engineering and consulting firm in its 70th year of service to North Mississippi, announces the promotion of John Mark Weeden to the position of Principal. John Mark Weeden, PE, has been employed with CCE since 2007 and has been involved with numerous projects over the past nine years. Located in CCE’s […]

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From left are Hope Stone, MSW; Craig Johnston, Admin.; Mallory Bumpus, LPN; Angie Wooten, RN; Robin Smith, RN PCC; Heather Roberts, RN; Haley Holt, RN; and Randy Hamilton, Chaplain.

Homegrown Business: Home Care Hospice

This week’s Homegrown Business is Home Care Hospice, which has recently relocated to downtown New Albany. The company is the primary hospice resource for Union County Health and Rehab and they are currently contracted with New Albany Health and Rehab and Magnolia Place, along with others in the surrounding area. The company began in 2002 […]

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Izzy’s Blue Tansy holds ribbon-cutting ceremony

The New Albany Main Street Association held a ribbon-cutting Tuesday for Izzy’s Blue Tansy. Owner of the business is Julie Ray, who describes the store as a work in progress. She has a mix of new, vintage, antique and hand-crafted home décor, purses, items such as clocks and tables, antiques and hand-crafted silver jewelry. “It’s […]

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MegMed Clinic has formal opening

The Union County Development Association held a ribbon-cutting for MegMed Health Tuesday, Jan. 19. MegMed Health is an acute and primary care clinic for all ages. Their services include treatment of acute problems, minor emergencies, women’s health, minor skin conditions, lab work, weight loss counseling, DOT physicals, preventive health care, as well as treatment of […]

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BNA BANK promotes Cathey to Assistant VP of Account Services

On behalf of the BNA Bank board of directors, James R. Collins, President and CEO announces the following promotion. Regina Cathey has been named Assistant Vice-President of Account Services. Regina has 14 years of experience in the banking industry with her last 10 years having been with BNA Bank. Regina’s area of expertise is in […]

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Business to Business luncheon set for next Thursday

The next B2B (Business to Business) Luncheon, sponsored by the Union County Development Association and Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi, will be Thursday, Jan. 21, in the Magnolia Room of the Magnolia Civic Center. Toyota is funding the quarterly series to promote communication among area businesses. Mike Claybourne, president of the CREATE Foundation, will present a […]

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Union County unemployment back down, still among lowest in state

Union County’s jobless rate for November was 4.5 percent, slightly better than October’s 4.6 percent but not quite as low as in August, which reported 4.4 percent. Even with that decrease, Union County remained seventh lowest in unemployment among all state counties this past month. We also remained third lowest rate in the north half […]

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From left are Colt Doom, BNA Bank; Joanne Lesley, Union County Development Association; Jacob Crane, Imperial Trading Co.; Ricky Tutor, Imperial Trading Co.; Mayor Tim Kent; Tom Buie, Imperial Trading Co.; Bobby Butler, Imperial Trading Co.; Rebeca Brantley, Three Rivers Planning and Development District; Mike Staten, BNA Bank; and Randy Dunnam, Union County Tax Assessor.

Imperial Trading Co. to build new warehouse

The Imperial Trading Company on Carter Avenue held a ribbon-cutting Friday for construction of a 12,000-square-foot addition to their warehouse. The addition will include a 4,000-square-foot cooler-freezer and add about 25 percent to their present 45,000 square feet of warehouse space. The business was originally Union Grocery, dating back to 1953. Imperial Trading bought the […]

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Study shows retail sales gaps

New Albany may be blessed with a vibrant downtown and bustling retail trade area in many respects, but some experts say the city could be doing much better. According to an analysis presented by Retail Strategies, each year nearly $10.3 million is leaving Union County to be spent in other towns for groceries alone. Full-service […]

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Toyota recycler opens near plant

Nationwide and globally recognized scrap metal recycling and waste handling company Green Metals, Inc. opened up a new facility located at 1034 Corolla Lane in Blue Springs. Green Metals, Inc. is a subsidiary of Toyota Tsusho and handles recycling for Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi, Inc. and TMMMS Tier One and Tier Two suppliers. President and […]

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