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The Volunteer Auxiliary at Baptist Union County hosted their Tree of Love Dedication Ceremony on Dec. 3.  The Tree of Love was dedicated in honor of Bobby Cossey, who has served as the director of pastoral care for the past nine years.  Nov. 30 marked the official retirement of Chaplain Coss…

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Northeast Mississippi Community College President Rickey Ford visited the Union County Board of Supervisors Monday this past week and gave them an update on our county’s involvement with the school.

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Christmas is fast approaching, and Billye Jean Stroud, director of the New Albany Main Street Association, reminds the community that Open Late Thursdays is in full swing.  “Several of our Main Street retail members have committed to staying open on late on Thursdays in an effort to give sho…

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Union Countians voted with the incumbent in Tuesday’s runoff election, just as they did Nov. 6 in the general election, and again in higher percentages than the statewide vote.

West Union High School presented their Homecoming Court on Friday in a pregame ceremony at West Union Gymnasium. Pictured from left - Escort Wesley Harrell, Maid Emma Callicutt, escort Braden Willard, Maid Rachel Coleman, escort Will Bunch, Maid Allie Green, escort Ryder Willard, Maid Jennah…

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UNION COUNTY – Southeast Union Fire Chief Curt Clayton said a fire at the Beacon Hill Fireworks Stand Friday night, Nov. 30 on Highway 178 about two miles east of New Albany remains under investigation.

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Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley announced Wednesday that he will hold a public hearing regarding a request by the Town of Myrtle to set initial rates for service in its area less than five miles outside of city limits in Union County. 

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NEW ALBANY – Two Florida women face multiple charges following a Thursday, Nov. 29 three-county chase starting in DeSoto County that produced a head-on wreck that killed the driver of another vehicle. Both women and a State Trooper were injured in a second collision that ended the chase in N…

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We have had some of our readers voice concern over the use of Xmas in the heading of one of our photos in the December 5 issue of the New Albany Gazette. I want to assure you that there was no attempt to dishonor or disrespect either Christ or the meaning of Christmas. We do appreciate the p…

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Due to a problem with the printer, the copies of the new New Albany Magazine did not arrive in time to be included in this week's Nov. 28 issue, even though it was promoted on the front page of the Gazette.

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New Albany’s 2018 Christmas Parade concluded with the traditional arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus. Crowds braved the cold to watch the parade, which  had more than 70 units. The event was coordinated by the Community Development office and New Albany Light, Gas and Water Department Manager B…

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Many school districts around the state and nation are closely examining ways to address the “Juuling” epidemic and the Union County School District is no exception.

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NEW ALBANY – The Union County Sheriff’s Department has made a quick and complete recovery of three vehicles and three guns reported stolen Friday morning, Nov. 16, and arrested two juveniles in connection with the case, Sheriff Jimmy Edwards said Monday morning.

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New Albany Main Street Association’s 2018 annual business meeting will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Community Center at 307 Wilson Street at the corner of Wilson and Glade.

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The Union County Board of Supervisors had a long agenda for their first meeting of November but most of the business was routine, typical for a first-of-the-month meeting.

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UNITE (Union County/New Albany Initiative to Excel), New Albany and Union County’s community foundation, will award more than $20,000 to 14 organizations at the annual grant presentation and fundraising dinner on Thursday, March 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church CLC. There…

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On Oct. 26, Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley, alongside legislators, Marshall County Supervisors, and New Albany officials held the official ribbon cutting for a natural gas expansion into Marshall County. 

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Dawn McKinney, a registered nurse at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County, recently received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses, an award given in appreciation of the work nurses do.  McKinney works primarily in the ICU/Stepdown unit, but also covers in the labor and delivery unit.  …

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Union County voters will go to the polls next Tuesday to choose congressional representatives, judges and some will choose county school board members.

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The annual Ingomar Mound Event is set this Saturday, Nov. 3, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., weather permitting. Ingomar Mound site is located south of New Albany off Highway 15 on CR 96.