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Burlington Northern Railroad officials announced that the railroad crossing on Moss Hill Drive by the radio station will be closed Tuesday, April 30, through Thursday, May 2, while the crossing is being completely rebuilt.

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The New Albany Police Department carried out pre-dawn raids Thursday looking for 51 individuals recently indicted by the Union County grand jury.

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Chill winds and light rain did not stop the annual procession reenacting the Stations of the Cross downtown this past Sunday. The service has been presented by the St. Francis of Assissi Catholic Church in cooperation with other area churches for several years and draws 100 or more processio…

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NEW ALBANY –The Union County Sheriff’s Department has made several drug-related arrests in recent days. Some of those were in connection with Operation Ice Crusher Thursday, April 11, some were unrelated to the operation, Sheriff Jimmy Edwards said Friday morning.

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Dr. Kate Stewart, PhD. and Brian King will speak at the Union County Heritage Museum at noon Thursday on “Memoir of Aunt Alice: Telling the story of Alice Stewart’s experiences as Head Nurse at Parchman Farm, 1930 - 1939” with their new book Parchman Farm: Mississippi’s State Penitentiary in…

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In one photo, children rush to collect eggs during the library’s first courthouse lawn Easter egg hunt. Also, horticulturist and radio host Felder Rushing, featured speaker for the home and garden show, talks to the audience in the civic center.

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The Union County Board of Supervisors indicated this past Monday that they are willing to tackle the problem of dealing with stray dogs, a subject past boards have ducked for decades.

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National Library Week is being observed this year during April 7-13. The Union County Library has several programs and activities during the month of April to celebrate the importance of our local library.

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The North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra Association will present a free, live children’s orchestral concert for Second-Fifth Grade students of the New Albany Public School District at the New Albany High School Auditorium on Friday April 12. The students will perform with the North Mississi…

The 2019 New Albany Passion Play, “I Believe,” will have performances Palm Sunday weekend on Friday, April 12th, Saturday, April 13th, and Sunday, April 14th at 7 o’clock p.m. each evening at First Baptist Church, New Albany. This annual free community event will feature full sets, authentic…

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On behalf of the BNA Bank board of directors, James R. Collins, President and CEO, announces the following promotion. 

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Lifelong Learning  Printmaking Classes first sessions were this week at the Museum Art House with, from left, Georgia Shocklee, being assisted by instructor Rebecca Browning as  Bethany Dalton and Lynn Madden work on their printmaking projects. The second set of Aroha Printmaking Classes - P…

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UNITE (Union County/New Albany Initiative to Excel), New Albany and Union County’s community foundation, awarded more than $20,000 to 14 organizations at the annual grant presentation and fundraising dinner on Thursday, March 28, at the First United Methodist Church CLC.

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The Union County Master Gardeners’ 10th annual home and garden show will be this Saturday, April 6, in downtown New Albany.  The show will kick off at 9 a.m. with guest speaker horticulturist Jason Reeves’ presentation “Cast Away:  Turning Trash into Treasure,” in the Magnolia Civic Center. …

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MYRTLE – A Hazmat (hazardous materials) team was called in to clean up a crash site after an 18-wheeler  ran off the eastbound lane of I-22 at the Myrtle exit early Friday morning, March 29,  and ruptured its fuel tank, spilling diesel fuel, according to Union County EMA Director Curt Clayton.

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NEW ALBANY –After a householder returned to find her house afire Wednesday afternoon, March 27, New Albany firefighters were able to save the structure from destruction. No injuries were reported.

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Juniors and Seniors at New Albany High School are being provided opportunities that have the potential to open doors for their future careers. NAHS has worked to create summer programs for twenty-four students.

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The New Haven Center for Special Needs Adults 10th annual fundraiser, Night Out for New Haven, raised about $5,000 Saturday night to help fund the facility’s planned expansion.

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Kindergarten signup is scheduled for April 3-5 at New Albany Elementary School, which is located at 874 Sam T. Barkley Drive, New Albany.  Registration will be held from 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. each day.

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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 28, at 6:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church CLC. Ther…

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Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi in Blue Springs saw its seventh major milestone Monday with the roll-out of the newly-designed Corolla.

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The New Haven Center for Special Needs Adults 10th annual fundraiser, Night Out for New Haven, will be this Saturday, March 23, beginning at 6:45 p.m. at the Magnolia Civic Center. All seats are reserved and tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the UCDA Office or reserved by calling 534-4354.

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Organizers are preparing to attack the city and county’s litter problem this Saturday as part of The Great American Cleanup.

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UNION COUNTY -- Union authorities made one arrest and recovered a good deal of stolen property Wednesday morning, March 13, Sheriff Jimmy Edwards said this week.

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NEW ALBANY – New Albany police are investigating a Tuesday, March 12 pre-dawn break-in at the C Spire phone store on Park Plaza Drive in which several phones were taken, Police Chief Chris Robertson said this week.