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May 2017

Scott Dunnam, Democrat candidate for Alderman, Ward One

May 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

Shortly after the May 3rd primary for the upcoming city election, each candidate in contested races on the June 6th New Albany general election ballot received an identical questionnaire from NAnewsweb.com. Each was asked to answer four questions. These are the responses in the candidates’ own words. The [Continue Reading]

Amy Livingston, Republican candidate for Alderman, Ward One

May 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

Shortly after the May 3rd primary for the upcoming city election, each candidate in contested races on the June 6th New Albany general election ballot received an identical questionnaire from NAnewsweb.com. Each was asked to answer four questions. These are the responses in the candidates’ own words. The [Continue Reading]

Lanelle Abbey, 81

May 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

Lanelle Abbey (June 25, 1935 – May 28, 2017) Lanelle Moore Abbey, 81, died Sunday, May 28, 2017, at Pontotoc Extended Care. She was born June 25, 1935, in Brooksville, MS., to Pierce Elisha and Eva Dean Triplett Moore. She was a graduate of Brooksville High School and Mississippi University for Women. She [Continue Reading]

Phillip Norris Gilliam, 62

May 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

Phillip Norris Gilliam (September 21, 1954 – May 28, 2017) Phillip Norris Gilliam, 62, died Sunday, May 28, 2017 at New Albany Health and Rehab. He was born November 21, 1954 in New Albany to James Fred Gilliam and Lou Agnes Malone Gilliam. He was the former owner and operator of Gilliam’s Video and Things. [Continue Reading]

UPDATED 5-29: Memorial Day weekend storm damage: pictorial update

May 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

UPDATED 5-29-2017, 9:30pm: Assistance from power crews from nearby utility companies and around-the-clock work by New Albany lineman had service restored to most electricity customers early Monday evening. New Albany Lights, Gas and Water (NALGW) Manager Bill Mattox reported that, as of 7 p.m., all but around 250 of [Continue Reading]

Two high speed chases in New Albany Saturday night

May 28, 2017 // 1 Comment

A caravan of several law enforcement vehicles chased a fleeing suspect through downtown New Albany on Bankhead Street Saturday evening, at speeds of nearly 100 mph. It was actually the second of two high speed police  chases in New Albany Saturday night. There were numerous pedestrians in the block of Bankhead [Continue Reading]
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