We take our holidays for granted. For most of us, a holiday means not having to go in to work and being able to indulge in whichever recreational activities we choose. That’s not a bad thing in itself, but while enjoying that day of leisure we rarely think about the reason for the holiday. Some […]
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By Camille Anding It surely merits the title of childhood’s favorite game, and that would be Hide and Seek. No app or handheld electronic wizard is needed so I automatically prize it. The game was a favorite in my childhood, then with my children, and now with the Birmingham grands. James, our four-year-old “caboose” in […]
Final work is nearing on city and county budgets, and that makes this a good time to re-evaluate the various departments and organizations the city helps fund. The tendency seems to have been just to “do what we did last year” in allocating money for the most part, which is natural. But aldermen need to […]
By Lisa Bryant General manger I was reminded this weekend of how some friendships last a lifetime. It doesn’t matter how long it has been since we talked, or how far away we may live, some friends are special. I am fortunate to have such a friend who has blessed my life. Eva and I […]
By Camille Anding Sleep is one of the many life-mysteries that fascinates me. Every living human has to have it. The younger we are, the more we require for optimum growth, rejuvenation, and good health. Adults can function on less. Studies show if we get too little sleep, our bodies’ functions are below normal. Surprisingly, […]
The Tanglefoot Trail has proved to be of more value to our community than almost anyone imagined. Even now, people are just starting to realize we have barely dipped into its potential and are beginning, finally, to develop projects that enhance it. The county library, along with city and county officials are working – albeit […]
By Lisa Bryant General Manager New Albany had a very good week last week. In Friday’s paper you read that New Albany celebrated two openings. Emerald Furniture held their ribbon cutting on Friday morning. What was encouraging to me was not only did a company choose Union County to establish their business, but in the […]
August 21, 2016 A Letter to the Public, The folks of New Albany and Union County are exceptionally generous. On Sunday evening, an 18-wheeler crammed-jammed full of supplies to aid those flood-stricken homeless citizens of Southeast Louisiana left Roberts Trucking after literally hundreds of local individuals gave and gave and gave for the […]
We learned just before our press deadline that two local businesses, Roberts Trucking (owned byBlake and Alyson Roberts) and Rutledge and Davis Law Firm, both of New Albany, are sponsoring a tractor-trailer to take donated supplies to Louisiana, where about 40,000 families have been made homeless. Union Countians have always been good about sharing, whether […]
Every once in a while it’s good to remind people about the different types of material that appear on a newspaper’s editorial page. The distinctions may appear minor and even a bit confusing to some but they are quite significant. Typically, one will find editorials, personal opinion or other personal columns, and letters to the […]
- First-graders tour career and technical center October 25, 2016
- Clerk’s office open for absentee voting Saturday morning October 25, 2016
- Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann to be guest speaker at Business-2-Business program Thursday October 25, 2016
- Grand jury hears near-record number of cases October 25, 2016
- ‘Sharing at Christmas’ sign-up under way but contributions not yet coming in October 25, 2016
- County officials extend burn ban October 25, 2016
- Section of Main Street closed for repairs October 25, 2016
- Pastor faces sex charges October 25, 2016
- Former city court clerk arrested October 25, 2016
- Yes, Haunted Forest has evil clowns October 25, 2016
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