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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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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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Eastern Lights

By Loretta Easley Hello to you on this foggy Sunday afternoon, Jan. 1. We at Palestine Baptist Church had a wonderful service this morning. So did everyone at Mt. Olivet Methodist. I attended the funeral for Larry Self Saturday morning at United and Mamie Jewel Smith Saturday evening at one o’clock. Mamie was married to […]

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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 Garden Club

The New Albany Garden Club held its Dec. 8 meeting at Dogwood Plantation where residents were treated to a Christmas party.  President-elect Tanya Coombs welcomed club members and residents.  Hostesses were Ms. Glenda Conlee and Mrs. Paulette Cossitt.  A table of Christmas cookies was decorated with a beautiful seasonal arrangement in the theme of “Enchanted […]

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