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CJ Bright is candidate for Third District Supervisor

August 3, 2019 // 0 Comments

CJ Bright is announcing his candidacy as a Republican for the Third District Supervisor of Union County. Mr. Bright makes his home with his wife Abby and three children Ray (15), Annie Bine (8), and Heidi (18 months), on a cattle farm in the North Haven Community. CJ is self-employed as a residential and commercial [More]

County Board 15Jul 2019: Census Bureau resolution request

July 17, 2019 // 0 Comments

An appearance by U.S. Census Bureau “partnership specialist” brought a cool response from the Union County Board of Supervisors Monday morning, July 15th. Brenda McGaha, who identified herself as an employee of the Census Bureau, presented each supervisor and others in the meeting room with a folder [More]

Union County owns part of building that burned Tuesday morning, June 25

June 30, 2019 // 0 Comments

  New Albany MS-A substantial part of the building that burned in a spectacular fire Tuesday morning, June 25, belongs the Union County government. It is unclear at this time how much of the property belongs to the county. Members of the Union County board of supervisors, the county chancery clerk and the county [More]

Union County board 3June 2019: Help for Medicare members

June 4, 2019 // 0 Comments

Union County, MS – Board of Supervisors, June 3 2019, Medicare assistance: The Union County Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted a plan to help save money for Union County Medicare enrollees. Randy Kelly, executive director of Three Rivers Planning and Development District, told the supervisors about the [More]

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, [More]

County Board 14 April 2019: Community impact of a “best” bid

April 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

A local bank official told the Union County board Monday morning, that the “lowest” bid is not always the “best” bid when awarding county business. Comparative impact of banking institutions James R. “Bo” Collins, president of BNA Bank, reminded members of the Union County Board of [More]

County board 1 April 2019: Pit bulls, politics and public money

April 5, 2019 // 0 Comments

County Board 1 April 2019: The lead-off item at the Monday meeting of the Union County Board of Supervisors was a complaint about a dog. The animal is said to be menacing a rural neighborhood. Susan Brockway said her family lives north of the New Albany limits near Highway 15. The owner of a dog, described by her as a [More]

County Board 18 March 2019: mostly roads, bridges, equipment

March 19, 2019 // 0 Comments

Much of the business of the March 18 meeting of the Union County Board of Supervisors pertained to maintaining roads and bridges. The board took final action on State Aid Project SAP-73-(6)M, under which work was done during recent months on roads in all five districts. The slurry seal procedure was used to resurface [More]

County Board 22 Jan 2019: Orderly, sensible, fair

January 25, 2019 // 1 Comment

Mississippi counties do not have an official, elected by county-wide vote, who serves as the chief executive of the county. Instead, the Mississippi Code provides that each of the state’s 82 counties is governed by five county supervisors, each elected from a specific geographic district of the county. The state [More]

County Board 3 Dec. 2018: NEMCC & Three Rivers report

December 3, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Union County Board of Supervisors heard reports from two organizations it supports with county tax funds at its Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, meeting. First on the board’s agenda was Dr. Ricky Ford, president of Northeast Mississippi Community College (NEMCC). Ford told the supervisors that the NEMCC campus in New [More]
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