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  • mobile food truck trailer fire
    Firefighters responded to reports of a fire at a convenience store’s barbecue mobile food truck trailer. The fire, on HWY 15 south at midday Friday, could have been much worse than the actual end results.  Mississippi Highway Patrol (MHP) officers reported the fire to dispatchers who, in turn, dispatched New Albany Fire units.  MHP officers’ quick response [Continue Reading]
  • first responded training
    Union County Emergency Responders are introduced to the National Traffic Incident Management Responder Training Program issued by Congress, which authorized the SHRP 2 (second Strategic Highway Research Program) in 2005. SHRP 2  is designed to investigate the underlying causes of highway crashes and congestion in a short-term program of focused research for safety, [Continue Reading]
  • Cinderella practice, Union County Theater Program
    Union County Theater Program students are rehearsing “Cinderella,” a modern musical comedy version of a 2,000 year-old love story. They will perform it next month on the stage of the Cine Theater in New Albany’s Magnolia Civic Center. The earliest known version of the Cinderella story was recorded a few years before the birth of Christ. The heroine was a [Continue Reading]
  • "Lena Grove," by John Steele Davis
    The opening of the fourth annual Faulkner and Folk Art Exhibit will be Friday, September 22, 5 – 7 PM, at the Union County Heritage Museum, 114 Cleveland Street in New Albany. This year’s featured book – art challenge is William Faulkner’s The Big Woods.  Artists from across the south have created pieces based either on characters, quotes and scenes from The Big [Continue Reading]
  • Budget approval
    After months of tedious budget approval work and a sometimes contentious debate, New Albany aldermen approved a budget which increases spending in the coming fiscal year by $44,237. The New Albany Board of Aldermen approved the FY 2017-18 budget in a public meeting Thursday evening, Sept. 14, 2017. State law requires that municipal budgets be approved not later than the [Continue Reading]
  • Thousands of people from across the region are expected to visit New Albany for this year’s annual Tallahatchie Riverfest, on October 6 and 7th. While the influx of visitors is good news for New Albany’s economy, the growth in the crowds has presented its own set of challenges. The festival, now in its twenty-first year, has taken place in several areas, including the [Continue Reading]


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