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Jim Weatherly, musician, songwriter, athlete and now author will be at the Union County Heritage Museum on Thursday, October 25, noon for a question and answer session and book signing. His new book Midnight Train is a memoir of his life in sports and show business.

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INGOMAR -- Ingomar and Southeast Union volunteer firefighters extinguished a fire that damaged a Georgia Lane residence late Friday afternoon, Oct. 5, Ingomar Fire Chief Scott Gregory said. There were no injuries.

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The New Albany Main Street & Community Development offices will be open late on Monday, Oct. 22, and Thursday, Oct. 25, to anyone who would like to share their planning ideas for the 2019 Tallahatchie Riverfest. These two evenings will be come and go between 3:30 and 6 p.m. If you are un…

In one of the largest Northeast Regional Marching Band Championships in a decade, Neshoba Central High School (Philadelphia, Miss.) bested 22 other high schools to claim the title of “Grand Champion” at the annual daylong competition held on the campus of Northeast Mississippi Community College.

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The lower section of Davis Road (CR 81) was closed for about an hour mid-afternoon Wednesday after the driver of a B and B Concrete truck apparently lost control, fishtailed and ended up on its side partly on the road and in a ditch. 

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This year’s Tallahatchie RiverFest benefitted from good weather and a return to having all the traditionally related activities the same week.

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Faulkner writing winners included, from left, Kelly Marie Hughes (Poetry honorable mention), Jeanna Graves (Adult Short Story third place), John Lang (Adult Short Story first place), Susan Stessney Vanderberg (Poetry honorable mention), Angel Chennault (Poetry second place), Marlis Broadhead…

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Heritage Pioneer Days 2018 are set for Oct. 18, 19, and 20 at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany. This event is an opportunity for visitors to experience history in hands-on ways such as grinding corn, making cider, doll making, churning butter, cross-cut sawing and much more.

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Union County supervisors and law enforcement officials plan to offer a reward leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever dumped about 75 large truck and tractor tires in the creek on CR 188 in the Jug Fork and Fairfield area Saturday a week ago. An earlier story incorrectly listed the c…

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Luncheon with Books will be held at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library in New Albany Tuesday, Oct.16. The program is a continuation of Faulkner Fest for September and October. Dr. Jennifer Ford, head of Special Collections at the University of Mississippi will discuss the University’s Faulkne…

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NEW ALBANY –Police arrested several New Albany residents on burglary, drug and weapon charges Monday, Oct. 1, and recovered a large amount of stolen merchandise, New Albany Police Chief Chris Robertson said Tuesday morning.

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With the New Albany schools bond election barely over, Union County Circuit Clerk Phyllis Stanford’s office is already accepting absentee ballots for the Nov. 6 general election. 

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A Medicinal Plant Workshop will be held at the Union County Heritage Museum on Oct. 2.  Learn to prepare and use Herbs, Tinctures, Salves and Teas.  The workshop begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m.  and the cost is $45 and class space is limited. Bring you lunch.  Preregistration and paymen…

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Union County supervisors and law enforcement officials plan to offer a reward leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever dumped about 75 large truck and tractor tires in the creek on CR 158 in the Jug Ford and Fairfield area Saturday.

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The city of New Albany will be bustling this weekend for the Tallahatchie Riverfest, an annual festival that sprawls across the city from the traditional Rubber Duck Regatta on the river to numerous booths lining the Main Street and a petting zoo in the park. 

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More than nine out of 10 voters were in favor of the proposed $8.5 million school bond on the ballot Tuesday, which will allow major maintenance and renovations to be done at all city schools.

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Union County officials are looking into a way to insure emergency voice and data communications in the event of an emergency where traditional cell and other phone services are inoperable or overloaded.

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The New Albany Main Street Association held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday for TJ’s Barber Shop and Beauty Shop.

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The 2018 Deputy Clint Frazier Memorial Ride will be Oct. 6 at 260 Carter Ave., the Union County Sheriff’ Department. Kickstands will go up at 10:30 a.m. and the ride will end at The Rattlesnake Saloon at 1292 Mt. Mills Rd., Tuscumbia, Ala. The ride fee is $20 per bike and $25 with a rider. A…

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NEW ALBANY – Union County and New Albany authorities are asking the public’s help to solve a series of vehicle burglaries reported Thursday, Sept. 20, in the county and city, authorities said this week.

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Residents who live in the New Albany Municipal Separate School District will have the opportunity next Tuesday to vote on whether to issue up to $8.5 million in bonds to pay for needed repairs and upgrades at the school campuses. The bond repayment time could be up to 12 years but school off…

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The Vietnam War 50th Commemoration book is available in the office of Mike Bennett, Union County Veterans Service Officer.  It is subtitled “A Time to Honor; Stories of Service, Duty and Sacrifice (Mississippi Edition).”

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The Union County Board of Supervisors approved a $32 million budget Friday that they say will not require a tax increase for residents.