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  • Concrete work on connector path should be completed by October 28th
    New Albany, MS- Work is nearing completion on a project in downtown New Albany that is converting an open storm sewer into an extended part of the Tanglefoot Trail. Workers for the Paul Smithey Construction Company of Tupelo had only about 80 more feet of concrete to pour as of late afternoon Thursday, October 27th.  They expect to be through with that part of the [Continue Reading]
  • Seniors from Union County and New Albany schools reprise walk of 2006
    New Albany, MS- Senior students from all five Union County high schools reprised a walk today, October 26, 2016, that they first took more than 10 years ago, as first graders. First graders crossing the bridge in 2006 On March 29, 2006, the Bankhead Street/Highway 178 bridge across the Little Tallahatchie River had only recently been completed. That Wednesday morning, [Continue Reading]
  • Historical Marker : FIRST LEGAL LIQUOR STORE
1304 Hwy. 82 East, 
Greenville MS
    New Albany, MS- About a hundred people learned about “Mississippi’s tortured history with alcohol” during the October 20th Museum Moments program at the Union County Heritage Museum. Judge Rodney Shands gave an entertaining and informative narrative about Mississippi’s long and often ironic history with alcohol. Shands, a New Albany attorney and [Continue Reading]
  • Jennifer Galloway, of Myrtle, MS, was indicted and arrested for embezzlement.
    New Albany, MS – UPDATED 10-25-2016 with copy of True Bill returned by the Grand Jury, including fine and sentence possible under the law: true-bill   Original Article: New Albany, MS- A former clerk for the City of New Albany municipal court was indicted for embezzlement and arrested Monday, Oct. 24th. Jennifer Galloway, of Myrtle, MS, was indicted for one [Continue Reading]
  • Gathered to honor Bob Wages are: (clockwise from left)  Joey Watson, Cheryl Brewer, Mark Garret, Malcolm Still, Pat Wages, Bob Wages, Herbert Kidd, Eric Thomas, Bill Kitchens
    New Albany, MS– Bob Wages was honored by family, coworkers and friends at a dinner party Thursday night, October 20, at The Warehouse in New Albany. Bob Wages received a plaque in recognition of his service to the City of New Albany. Herbert Kidd of the zoning board made the presentation. Wages retired recently as chairman of the New Albany Planning and Zoning [Continue Reading]
  • New Albany Beautification Committee will soon be revealing  new Christmas lighting.
    New Albany, MS-  Our beautiful town is gearing up for the coming Christmas season, which will bring new sights and new events– in addition to old favorites. “Christmas in Flight” Christmas Parade While there had been some talk of moving New Albany’s annual Christmas parade to a day later in the week to coincide with holiday shopping downtown, this year’s [Continue Reading]


New Albany Elementary School students in grades K-5 have been busy Rockin' and Reading to meet their Accelerated Reader goals for the first 9 weeks of school. 525 students were rewarded with an ice cream sundae party on Friday, October 14 for meeting their grade's point goal and having an 85% average on their AR tests. Each 9 weeks students will work to meet their reading goal and be rewarded.


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