It looks at though New Albany will get a new wastewater treatment plant, and the beginnings of a new comprehensive plan, but is still dealing with signage problems despite a reworked set of ordinances.
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…
New Albany school trustees took the next step toward next year’s $8.5 million renovation project this past week, formally signing a contract with the architect and choosing a construction management firm.
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.
U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and Representative Trent Kelly, R-Miss., this past week praised the approval of a $14.1 million loan and grant package from the U.S. Department of Agriculture that will allow the City of New Albany to replace its wastewater …
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…
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…
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.
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.
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…
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…
Two suspects are in custody and a Mississippi Highway Patrol trooper is being treated for injuries following a high-speed chase that started in DeSoto County.
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.
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…
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.
“Sounds of the Season,” a concert fundraiser for educator Mary Margarett King, will be performed at the New Albany High School auditorium Thursday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m.
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.
Myrtle • Former Myrtle Attendance Center teacher and coach Marty Alan Cook, 51, was arrested Thursday and charged with three counts of touching a child for lustful purposes, according to Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards.
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.
Art and Photography during the Civil War is the topic of the final Museum Moments of 2018 at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany on Thursday, Nov. 15, at noon.
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.
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…
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.
INGOMAR – The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a pair of two-vehicle wrecks which happened about an hour apart Friday, Nov. 2, on Miss. 15.
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. …
New Albany's very own, Melanie C. Milton will be launching her new children's book at the Gazette during New Albany's Open House, Nov. 11 from 1-5.
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.
If you want to get away from the cares of the world and have some good, old-fashioned belly laughs, head to the Magnolia Civic Center Thursday or Friday next week.
First Choice Center for Women, Inc. will host its 8th annual Holiday Market and Silent Auction fundraiser on Thursday, Nov. 8, at the New Albany Presbyterian Church on Highway 15 South.