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June 2018

New Albany and Union County firefighters attend state conference

June 24, 2018 // 0 Comments

Local firefighters, along with department leaders, represented our area well at the annual state conference of fire chiefs/firefighters association, in beautiful Gulfport this month. Firefighters and department leaders from New Albany, Alpine, Center, Ingomar, Myrtle, Northeast, North Haven, Southeast, and West Union [Continue Reading]

Democratic U. S. Senate runoff election Tuesday, June 26th

June 23, 2018 // 0 Comments

Although Union County voters have seen little campaigning, the runoff election for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate will be Tuesday, June 26th. The runoff is between David Baria of Bay St. Louis and Howard Sherman, recently of Meridian. David Baria, Democratic candidate for US Senate. In the first [Continue Reading]

Biscuits & Jam Farmers’ Market and the summer solstice

June 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

Relatively moderate temperatures and humidity on the summer solstice made it a nice evening to be out and about in New Albany, Mississippi. Temperatures in the low to mid 80s created a comfortable experience, especially for those who have learned how to move slowly during the summertime. The Biscuits and Jam [Continue Reading]

NAHS Senior Participating in Flight Camp

June 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

Maria Favela, a rising senior at New Albany High School and a cadet with the Air Force Junior ROTC, is attending an eight week Flight Camp at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama. Favela received a scholarship from Headquarters AFJROTC, Maxwell Air Force Base to participate in the program. The scholarship is valued at [Continue Reading]

NAHS student competes at Microsoft National Championship

June 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

Joshua Montgomery, a rising senior at New Albany High School, recently became Microsoft Office Specialist Certified in Microsoft Excel. After earning his certification in Microsoft Word in the fall, Joshua, along with 12 other students in Alison Moore’s Office Specialist class, received the Excel national [Continue Reading]

Winnie Wilson, 83

June 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

Winnie Wilson March 11, 1935 – June 20, 2018   Winnie was born March 11, 1935, in Oxford to Vasser and Mamie Ferrell Welch. She was retired. She is survived by 1 daughter: Cindy Yarbrough (Stan) of Athens, AL.; 1 son: Billy R. Wilson, JR. (Jackie) of Brandon, MS.; 1 sister: Jimmie Lynne Self; 1 brother: Ken [Continue Reading]

Charles Harrison Hall, 85

June 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

Charles Harrison Hall November 7, 1932 – June 19, 2018   Charles Harrison Hall, 85, passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at Baptist Memorial Hospital – Union County. He was born November 7, 1932 in Union County to the late James William “Bud” and Beulah Mae Bell Hall. He retired from Mohasco and was a [Continue Reading]

City Board 6-14-18: Insurance decision made by making no decision?

June 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

One month after receiving three proposals for health insurance for city workers, the New Albany Board of Aldermen has made a decision– without voting on a decision. A public beginning for the city insurance decision The insurance decision saga more or less started at a special meeting of the Aldermen on May 15. [Continue Reading]

Clifton Timothy Taylor, 54

June 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

Clifton Timothy Taylor August 14, 1963 – June 18, 2018   Tim Taylor New Albany-Clifton Timothy Taylor, age 54, passed away Monday, June 18, 2018, at his residence. He was born August 14, 1963, in New Albany to James Clifton Taylor and the late Bonnie Thornton Taylor. He worked at Ashley Furniture in [Continue Reading]
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