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  • Biscuits & Jam Farmers' Market
    Relatively moderate temperatures and humidity on the summer solstice made it a nice evening to be out and about in New Albany, Mississippi.¬†Temperatures in the low to mid 80s created a comfortable experience, especially for those who have learned how to move slowly during the summertime. The Biscuits and Jam Farmers’ Market shifted its time slot from Saturday [Continue Reading]
  • marijuana seized
    UPDATED 6-21-18: NAPD has identified the two men arrested on June 19th after an I-22 traffic stop turned up 21 pounds of marijuana. Gary Kirk, 41 Gary Kirk, 41 of Pontotoc, Ms. Charge: Narcotics trafficking Bond $30,000               Amite Kumar, 41 Amite Kumar, 41 of California Charge: Narcotics trafficking Bond $30,000     [Continue Reading]
  • decision about insurance
    One month after receiving three proposals for health insurance for city workers, the New Albany Board of Aldermen has made a decision– without voting on a decision. A public beginning for the city insurance decision The insurance decision saga more or less started at a special meeting of the Aldermen on May 15. On that date the city board received proposals from [Continue Reading]
  • Union Co. Supervisors 6-18-18
    The Union County Board of Supervisors heard from the president of Northeast Mississippi Community College (NEMCC) during the board’s Monday morning, June 18, meeting. Dr. Ricky Ford, president of NEMCC discussed the tuition guarantee plan for Union County students. Under the tuition guarantee program, which was started in 2009, incoming freshman at NEMCC, who are [Continue Reading]
  • snake bite
    A woman was bitten by a snake Monday evening, June 18th, in a weedy area on the right bank of the Tallahatchie River, adjacent to the New Albany Sportsplex. People at the scene said they believed the woman was struck by a copperhead snake, a venomous snake common to North Mississippi. An ambulance crew from Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County was dispatched to the [Continue Reading]
  • illegal aliens arrested
    Federal immigration law enforcement officers arrested about a dozen illegal aliens, including some believed to be convicted felons, in Union County Saturday, June 16th. Brian Cox, an information officer with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE) in New Orleans, confirmed the arrests. “Approximately a dozen illegally present foreign nationals were [Continue Reading]


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