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  • UNITE Grant winners 2017
    Betty Duvall King was named UNITE Volunteer of the Year Thursday night, March 23rd, at the organization’s annual dinner meeting at First United Methodist Church in New Albany. For King it was the most recent of many rewards garnered during a distinguished career as a music educator and civic volunteer, both in Union County and internationally. Betty King, [Continue Reading]
  • My Brain Hurts, Monty Python
    Posted elsewhere today on is a follow-up story about the “Great Union County Employee Health Insurance Drama of 2017.” Unless you are already familiar with the facts, you might want to read it –boring and tedious though it may be — before reading the rest of this Rant. [Continue Reading]
  • Morgan White Agency officers
    A story posted Feb. 28th about the Union County board contracting for group health insurance has brought many comments and questions. The following additional information may help clarify what happened. For more than 15 years, the Union County Board of [Continue Reading]
  • Those who love crawfish and live music will be in for a treat on Saturday, April 22nd at the inaugural Tallahatchie Crawfish Festival at Park Along the River in downtown New Albany. The festival, which lasts from Noon until 6pm, will feature several teams cooking up crawfish in various styles, along with Pop’s BBQ offering grilled and boiled shrimp, burgers, nachos, [Continue Reading]
  • UNITE (Union County/New Albany Initiative to Excel), New Albany and Union County’s community foundation, will award more than $20,000 to 13 organizations at the annual grant presentation and fundraising dinner on Thursday, March 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church CLC. There is no cost to attend the dinner, however, reservations need to be made by [Continue Reading]
  • New Albany MS Swamp Flower
    “Swamp Flower,” a sculpture by Louisiana artist Mia Kaplan is now on display in New Albany. The sculpture has been installed in a new “pocket park” on Bankhead Street, across the street from the police station. “Swamp Flower” was most recently displayed at the University of MS, and has been displayed in New Orleans and throughout the [Continue Reading]


A beautiful view of New Albany! Dr. Shane Scott sent us this beautiful photo. It was taken at 4AM this morning (3-24-17), from the recently revealed vantage point atop the Oxford Road hill. The foundation was laid this morning for the new Internal Medicine and Pediatric Clinic being constructed just below the hill.


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