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By Lou McQuary Kaye and Mickey Page enjoyed a trip to Gatlinburg last week. They stayed at Bear Creek Haven with six inches of snow on the ground when they arrived. They couldn’t see the effects of the burn until the snow began to melt. They enjoyed riding around to see the sights, but Cades […]

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The New Century Club

The New Century Club held its Nov. 2 meeting in the home of Carolyn Houston. The hostess served a fall dessert plate to eighteen members. President Lynn Madden called the meeting to order, and program chairman Susan Feather introduced Linda Everett who reviewed Lady Jane Grey/A Tudor Mystery by Eric Ives, continuing the 2016-2017 theme: […]

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Fifth-graders get hands-on look at tech careers

Fifth grade students from New Albany Elementary School toured the New Albany School of Career & Technical Education on Tuesday, Jan. 10.  Students rotated through nine stations and had the opportunity to see the opportunities available in career and technical education, as well as understand the connection between these opportunities and possible careers. Fifth grade […]

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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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2017 Ingomar Homecoming Court

The 2017 Ingomar Homecoming Court was presented on Jan. 6. The court included, from left, Maid Madison Bishop and Escort Nick Cobb, Maid Paige Hall and Escort Jon Brooks Almand, Homecoming Queen Kelly Mayo and Homecoming King Ross Sprouse, Maid Sydney Roberts and Escort Zack High and Maid Hope Mason and Escort Easton Williams. 

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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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Pilot Snowflake Ball set for Feb. 25

The Pilot Club of New Albany Snowflake Ball and will be held from 6 to 9 p.m., Feb. 25, at the First Baptist Church in New Albany. The ball is for girls, ages 4 years old through the fifth grade, accompanied by male guardians. Disc jockey Chuck Kidd will provide the dance music for the […]

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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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