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Good health care news locally. Bad news statewide.

November 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

“The dedicated and caring staff and our strong physician partners are the keys to service excellence.”      -Walter Grace, CEO and Administrator Baptist Hospital Union County There’s good news and bad news. The good news: Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County did not make the “bad [Continue Reading]

Union Co. Master Gardeners install new officers

November 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Union County Master Gardeners honored outgoing officers and installed new ones at a dinner meeting Tuesday, Nov. 17th. Outgoing President Pat James presided at the meeting, which was attended by about 60 members of the gardening club and their guests. Pat James was honored as he stepped down as president of the [Continue Reading]

Ingomar Mound Day celebrates early Mississippi Indian life

November 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

A crowd of people interested in learning about an ancient civilization native to this part of Mississippi was on hand at the historic Ingomar Mound site on Saturday, November 14th. The Ingomar Mound, believed to have been built 2200 years ago. Sponsored by the Union County Heritage Museum, the annual Ingomar Mound Day [Continue Reading]

Friday the 13th in downtown New Albany

November 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

The weather on Friday the 13th was cold and clear, about 39 degrees when this story was written, but New Albany was, never-the-less, a “hot ticket.” People were out and about, enjoying themselves at several places. Wooden Groove acoustic band. The Basement, a new “events” venue that will be [Continue Reading]

Local Schools fare very well in Mississippi assessment exams

November 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

New Albany and Union County School Districts fared well in Mississippi’s recently released assessments of Mississippi students in the areas of English and Algebra. New Albany scored as the state’s highest performer on the English portion of the exam, with 27.4 % of students scoring at the top (Level 5), [Continue Reading]

Tanglefoot Turkey Trot is calling all turkeys…and runners

November 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Tanglefoot Turkey Trot will be held Thanksgiving morning, November 26, 2015 at 7:00 am. Join fellow runners to burn calories before your Thanksgiving celebration… your turkey will taste so much better! ALL proceeds benefit the Union County Good Samaritan Center. There will be two races, half marathon and 4 [Continue Reading]

New Albany Main Street’s Holiday Open House kicks off the season

November 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Dozens of New Albany businesses, decked out with Christmas finery and holiday treasures, were visited by hundreds of visitors during this year’s Holiday Open House. Sponsored by New Albany Main Street, this Christmas season event has become popular with Union County locals and visitors from surrounding areas, as [Continue Reading]

Christmas events in New Albany begin with Holiday Open House

November 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

New Albany’s business owners, civic organizations and other boosters have put together a variety of Christmas events to celebrate the season. Everything is family friendly and designed to foster the community’s holiday spirit. Come out and join your friends and neighbors in welcoming the Christmas Season. [Continue Reading]

New Albany Board of Aldermen meeting, November 3, 2015

November 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

The New Albany Board of Aldermen held its monthly meeting on November 3, 2015. The Cotton States Baseball League and its impact on New Albany was a major part of the new business discussed during the city board’s November meeting. Businessman Sam Creekmore, Jr. gave the New Albany Board of Aldermen a brief [Continue Reading]

General election results in Union County

November 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

It was a better election turn-out than some had expected. Of the 16,263 people registered to vote in Union County 7,369 — 45 percent — voted in the general election Tuesday. Not a great turnout, but better than expected given that there were no really exciting state-wide races on the ballot. Only the [Continue Reading]
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