What has happened to our country? Civility, tolerance and any sense of cooperation seem to have vanished from our congressional body, and even to a degree in our state government. In what is likely the most disturbing and disagreeable presidential campaign in history, people are less concerned about electing a good, moral, qualified leader than […]
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By this time next week The New Albany Gazette will have moved to its new, permanent location. We will be at 130 W. Bankhead St. in the former Hamilton Hardware building, now a part of Hamilton Place, next to Cooper Park. The move away from Carter Avenue, where the newspaper had been for 40 years […]
Municipal elections are coming up next year and potential candidates are no doubt trying to decide whether to qualify for one of the races in January. We’re not running, but if we were, there are several issues that would likely be planks in our campaign platform. • Parking – One would be to make tackling […]
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Wednesday for the recently renovated Barnes Crossing Chevrolet dealership on Carter Avenue. Owner Joe Marshall has poured a tremendous amount of money into the project, saying he believes in the future of New Albany. He is not alone. Baptist Memorial Hospital, BNA Bank, Emerald Furniture, Mike Bailey of Pear Tree LLC […]
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and events are being held across the country to remind everyone about the dangers and consequences of breast cancer. One in eight women is statistically likely to have breast cancer sometime during her lifetime and one in 37 is equally likely to die as a result. But the […]
For a long time there has been a certain amount of almost arrogance on the part of news providers. They have taken the role of father figure, dispensing information they think is good for us. In many cases – probably most cases – it is good for the recipients. But it may not be what […]
Oxford may have the edge on New Albany in things Faulkner. After all, the writer did live there and write there longer. But a group of community citizens interested in preserving his connection to Union County and promoting the culture and heritage he wrote about have quietly been making inroads toward the university area’s dominance. […]
New Albany residents no doubt appreciate the fact that their city property taxes will not be going up this year. That’s not much of a surprise, if for no other reason than that most elected officials tend to try to avoid raising taxes the year before an election. Still, we should appreciate the fact that […]
It’s been 15 years since the massive terror attack on our native soil. Images from Sept. 11, 2001 are seared into most people’s memory, as fresh today as they were when it happened. All this week some of those images have been called back up on TV as various programs commemorate the incidents and those […]
For the past three years, Mississippi has held a so-called tax-free weekend before school starts. Purchasers are exempted from having to pay the seven-percent sales tax on certain items, and the legislature also added a separate weekend exempting sales tax on some weapons and accessories. After doing a less-than-stellar job with the state budget and […]
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- Former city court clerk arrested October 25, 2016
- Urchins travel to Walnut for season finale October 27, 2016
- Ingomar swimmers to compete at state championships October 27, 2016
- East Union vs Potts Camp Football Photos October 26, 2016
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- County officials extend burn ban October 25, 2016
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