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Last week was an exciting one at the New Albany Gazette -- we got a new coffee pot for the office. Okay, I’m being a little sarcastic, but the event did cause a stir among our staff and brought some joy to most everyone here.

Over the holiday break, Shannon and I spent a couple of days in Jackson visiting my side of the family. Because neither of us get many days off due to our work schedule (life in the news business), we usually drive down over a weekend, typically after Christmas.

People take most community services for granted until they suddenly have to do without them. One that people think even less about is holding elections. You cast your votes and they count them, right?

The Toyota plant in Blue Springs, Mississippi, has had many exciting milestones to celebrate in recent months. We’ve added jobs, increased investments in equipment and in March of this year, we launched the all-new 2020 Corolla to much fanfare and celebration. We have talented team members a…

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Independence Day, 4th of July, whatever you call your holiday, one thing for sure, everyone is looking for some way to celebrate.

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Our girls beach trip 2019 is in the books and as usual we had a great time.

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Every year when I start seeing churches promoting their Vacation Bible Schools, it brings back fond memories of summers past.

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The Great American Cleanup, which marks its 21st year in 2019, engages more than three million volunteers and participants, on average, every year to create a positive and lasting impact. It’s meant to inspire people to take action every day to improve and beautify their community environment. 

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“Utter devastation” is too anemic a description for scenes from Lee County, Alabama following this past weekend’s tornado. At one moment everyone was fine and less than 10 minutes later lives had literally been wiped from the earth.