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Baptist Union County receives 2019 Leapfrog ‘A’ Safety Rating

May 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MS – May 17, 2019 – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County has been awarded an ‘A’ patient safety rating in the spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score. Leapfrog is a national patient safety watchdog group. The safety score is calculated based on several core measures, including safe [Continue Reading]

Overturned tractor-trailer truck blocks I-22 lane/UPDATED

May 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS – UPDATE – 6:00 PM 5/20/19: As of 6:00 PM this evening, the east bound lane of I-22 is reopened to traffic, following clean-up of a trailer-truck accident this morning. New Albany, MS – UPDATE – 12:55 PM 5/20/19:  Emergency personnel expect to finish clean-up at the site of [Continue Reading]

Republicans to hold Republicans-only candidate meeting

May 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

The Union County Republicans will hold what is being called a “local candidates forum” May 16, beginning at 6 p.m., at the Union County courthouse. The meeting will include Republican Party candidates ONLY. This is according to information provided to by Clay Hardy, chairman of the Union [Continue Reading]

Co. Board 6 May 2019: County Road 46 bridges

May 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

The Union County Board of Supervisors acted Monday to replace two unsafe County Road 46 bridges in western Union County. The board agreed at its Monday, May 6, meeting to amend the 2019 budget and establish an Emergency Road and Bridge (ERBR) fund. The ERBR fund will handle the money for the bridge projects. However, [Continue Reading]

Tip results in kratom seizures at three local stores

May 10, 2019 // 2 Comments

Union County sheriff’s deputies carried out kratom seizures from three stores Thursday morning.  A county ordinance passed October 17, 2017 outlawed the chemical substance, kratom. Sheriff Jimmy Edwards said his office got a tip Thursday about a New Albany store selling kratom. The information was that the [Continue Reading]

Museum offers free Preservation Workshop, May 8-10

April 30, 2019 // 0 Comments

Preservation workshop: Want to tackle that daunting rehab project but not sure where to begin? Join the Mississippi Heritage Trust and instructors Mike Grote and Jonathan Leit with Alembic Community Development of New Orleans to learn about the fundamental principles of historic preservation and real estate finance. [Continue Reading]

Union County High School art exhibit to open at museum

April 25, 2019 // 0 Comments

The opening of the annual Union County High School Art Exhibit will be Monday, April 29, 5- 7 p.m. at the Union County Heritage Museum. Work from Myrtle, Ingomar, West Union and East Union High Schools will be shown at this event. Awards will be given for winning pieces at the exhibit opening. The exhibit is free and [Continue Reading]
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