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Business Brief

There is a new resale shop in downtown New Albany called ‘Poke Around.’ It is on 137 West Bankhead and is open every day from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. except for Wednesday and Saturday. The store used to be New Albany Resale Shop.

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Crawford recipient of numerous awards

Tamara Crawford, a 1996 honor graduate of New Albany, has recently been the recipient of several awards and honors.  She was honored as the sole recipient of the 2009 Outstanding Young Alumni of the Year Award for the University of Mississippi on October 16.  This is the highest honor that the Alumni Association awards annually […]

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New Haven fundraiser netted $10,000

New Haven school recently held the first of several fundraisers when it hosted “A Night Out for New Haven” on Nov. 12. The event featured the musical talents of “Moonstone,” a band formed in the early 1980’s that plays a variety of music, including big band, swing, Latin, waltzes, country, pop, gospel and early rock […]

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Contributions reach $1,905 for ‘Sharing at Christmas’ fund

Contributors have donated $1,905 so far to the 35th annual Sharing at Christmas program that provides holiday help for families in need in Union County.     A goal of $20,000 has been set for the program, sponsored by the New Albany Gazette with the help of many community volunteers. The program provides more than 200 […]

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New Albany journalism students learning video media skills

The seven students in New Albany High School’s journalism class are learning college level skills in print media, broadcast, videography and editing, and will soon be gaining skills in page layout and photography. The students are all taking part in filming school events and sporting events as well as filming students, teachers, and faculty members […]

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Thanksgiving closings

In honor of the Thanksgiving holiday, the New Albany Gazette will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26.  It will re-open for regular business hours on Friday, Nov. 27. City and county offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27, in observance of Thanksgiving. New Albany’s garbage pick-up schedule will be: Monday and Tuesday’s […]

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New Albany students to work on NASA Ares launch vehicle

For 21 New Albany students, a dream to work with NASA will soon become a reality. Students from New Albany High School and the School of Career and Technical Education will have the opportunity to work with engineers from the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, the Stennis Space Flight Center, and other facilities to plan, […]

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Blues legend named Grand marshal for New Albany Christmas parade

New Albany resident and blues legend Sam Mosely has been chosen to be the grand marshal in this year’s annual Christmas parade. With over 40 years of playing the blues, Mosely has made a name for himself in this region and throughout the world. He toured and played with blues great Bob Johnson for most […]

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Graham lifts EU to win over Lady Hawks

Tasha Graham was given a chance at redemption in the final seconds of the Lady Urchins’ Thursday night match-up versus Myrtle. Graham  missed a potential game winning shot for East Union in their one-point loss to Ingomar earlier in the week, but head coach Nathan McLellon went with her hot hands and she responded with […]

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Lady ‘Dawgs top Columbus

Starting the game with chants of “They don’t know us,” New Albany flexed their muscles, downing 6A Columbus, 57-39 Friday night. The game was close after the first quarter, as the Lady ‘Dawgs held on to the 11-9 advantage. Head coach John Stroud watched as his team’s defensive effort started turning the game into New […]

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NAHS picks up sudden death win

Pleading with his team for someone to step up and be a leader, NAHS soccer coach Taylor Nichols saw a different squad take the field in the second half of their Saturday match-up against Amory. Down 2-0, Nichols spent the half reminding his squad that they were better than how they were playing and just […]

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Rebels, Lady Eagles take WU Tourney wins

East Union 57, Hickory Flat 44 (girls) Hickory Flat and East Union opened this year’s West Union Round Robin with an exciting match-up previewing what they will face in divisional play this year. The Lady Urchiins took the early 16-12 advantage, as Amy McCullough connected on two three pointers in the period. After watching the […]

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Dog attack still under investigation

A 16-month-old baby girl died as a result of a dog attack on County Road 87 in the Martintown community in Union County. Destiny Marie Knox was under the care of her babysitter Tonya Graham when the attack happened. According to Union County Sheriff Tommy Wilhite, Graham and Knox were at Graham’s boyfriend’s residence, the […]

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Fourteen horses trapped, killed in Sunday night fire

Authorities ruled Monday afternoon that a fire that destroyed the former Union County sale barn, as well as Adderholt’s Stockyard Café and also killed 14 horses, was set accidentally. “We came to the conclusion yesterday that it was an accidental fire,” New Albany Fire Chief Jeff Hale said Tuesday.  “We believe it was caused by […]

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