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April 2016

NAHS Class of 1966 holds 50th reunion: UPDATED

April 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

UPDATED  5-1-2016 with photo gallery. You may click to enlarge and/or download the NAnewsweb.com photos. The New Albany High School (W.P. Daniel) Class of 1966 held its 50-year reunion Saturday night at Tallahatchie Gourmet in New Albany. Photographer Darrell Ivy, preparing to shoot his classmates.   They were [Continue Reading]

NAHS Students Inducted in National Honor Society

April 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

The New Albany High School chapter of National Honor Society inducted twenty-nine new members on Monday, April 25, 2016.  Membership in the National Honor Society (NHS) is one of the highest honors awarded to a high school student.  The New Albany High School chapter of NHS has been active since 1972. At New Albany [Continue Reading]

Tourism is seeking volunteers for Levitt concert series.

April 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- A wonderful opportunity has been given to New Albany and our surrounding area! We have been selected as one of the cities in the AMP-Levitt music series that offers 10 weeks of free music that is culturally diverse and entertaining. This event will bring people from far and near!  My name is Evelyn [Continue Reading]

UCRW hear legislative update and announce May dinner meeting

April 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Union County Republican Women (UCRW) held their monthly meeting on April 25 with Senator Nickey Browning, Representatives Steve Massengill and Margaret Ellis Rogers providing a legislative update. The UCRW will meet again on May 23 with guest speakers Mississippi Supreme Court Justice James D. Maxwell and Hunter [Continue Reading]

NAHS students performing with Grammy winning artist, Sam Mosley

April 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Bluesman Sam Mosley of New Albany visited with visual and performing arts students at New Albany High School Thursday morning, April 28th. He sang and played his Gibson electric guitar and talked about music and the development of the blues genre with groups of students for about two hours. NAHS Teachers Mary Beth [Continue Reading]

“Part lawncare, part youth program” All good news!

April 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

From noticing one elderly man struggling to mow his lawn, Rodney Smith, Jr., an Alabama A&M University senior, developed a great idea…one that could be implemented in any community. This is such a simple and wonderful idea. Check out how Smith’s “part lawn care, part youth group” has made a [Continue Reading]

Walter Johnson, congratulations and thanks!

April 27, 2016 // 3 Comments

Former Mayor Walter Johnson receiving the UCDA Citizen of the Year Award Monday night reminded me of some pictures of him I took a number of years ago, and I went searching for them. I have always liked these shots and do not believe any of them have been published previously. They were taken one afternoon nine [Continue Reading]

NAMS presents an Evening with the Arts

April 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

Exhibits of visual, performance and musical art by gifted students created a temporary gallery Tuesday night, April 26th, in the New Albany Middle School Cafeteria. More than two hundred people enjoyed the “Evening With The Arts” event, 5 – 7  p.m. Refreshments were served as visitors looked at [Continue Reading]

2016 Tobacco-Free Contest Winners for Grades 4-6

April 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

 The Partnership for a Healthy Mississippi’s RAT® (Reject All Tobacco) program and the Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Union, Marshall and Benton recently awarded Leslie Garcia, a 5th grader at New Albany Elementary School, as the 4th-6th grade Runner Up Winner of the 2016 RAT 4-6 Calendar Design Contest. [Continue Reading]

Rep. Trent Kelly Newsletter: 4-22-2016

April 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

ACTIONS IN THE HOUSE Kelly Legislation Passes the House On Tuesday, the House passed H.R. 4332, the Maximizing Small Business Competition Act, which is the first bill I introduced in Congress. The goal of this legislation is to level the playing field and ensure small businesses have the tools they need to navigate [Continue Reading]
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