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NA city board to review animal control bids

After accepting six bids for the role of independent contractor of animal control in the city of New Albany, the board of Alderman voted to table the issue to review each bid. The six bids for the four-year contract accepted during Tuesday night’s meeting were as follows:  Jed Mitchell bid $98,000, Matt Gregory bid $35,000 […]

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County Relay for Life event raises $120,000

Several thousand from the community, as well as those from out-of-town, flocked to the New Albany Sportsplex on Friday to join in the Relay for Life festivities. The event raised approximately $120,000 and offered food, games, and the chance for the audience to listen to various entertainers, including the Fredonia children’s choir, directed by Brandi […]

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County food and shelter program to receive $9K from Recovery Act funds

Union County citizens in need of food and shelter may benefit from funds available through the recent economic stimulus package. U.S. Congressman Travis Childers (D) announced last Thursday that $254,322 has been awarded to Mississippi’s First Congressional District by the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP).  According to Childer’s announcement, federal funds totaling $100 million […]

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Mitchell named Gazette Interim Publisher

T. Wayne Mitchell has been named interim publisher of the New Albany Gazette by Landmark Community Newspapers. Mitchell, 63, of Florence, Ala., is a seasoned newspaper leader with a wealth of editorial and management experience, said Johnny Teglas, of Kingston, Tenn., regional manager of Landmark. “It’s a pleasure to come to New Albany and work […]

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Union County March of Dimes Motorcyle run set for April 25

Motorcyclists will be able to help “Lend a Hand for the Babies” at the 1st Annual New Albany/Union County March of Dimes motorcycle card run. Motorcycle riders and passengers are invited to participate in a 103-mile motorcycle card run to benefit the March for Babies campaign, which is under the umbrella of March of Dimes. […]

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Farr, asphalt co. take Munsford property to Zoning board

Following a recent decision by Circuit Court Judge Henry Lackey to declare 1305 Munsford Dr. as agricultural land, the property’s owner, Booker Farr, with support from Memphis-based asphalt company, Lehman-Roberts, has made an official request with the city that the property be rezoned as industrial. The city of New Albany’s Planning and Zoning Commission is […]

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Voters to register for NA primaries by April 4

Contrary to a story printed in Wednesday’s edition of the New Albany Gazette, citizens wishing to participate in the city of New Albany’s May 5 primary election must register or update their voter voter information with the New Albany City Clerk by Saturday, April 4, not May 2. According to New Albany City Clerk Anne […]

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Dumas fire leaves family homeless

One Dumas family was left with nothing after a fire destroyed their mobile home early Thursday morning. Northeast Volunteer Fire Department Chief Butch Cobb said they received the call on the fire at 1353 CR 158 in Dumas at 3:07 a.m. “We were on the scene at 3:17 a.m. and the fire was fully involved […]

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Hampton Inn under construction

Hampton construction moving quickly

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Vacation Bible School

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