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August 2018

Museum Moments program to explore Japanese bond with Faulkner

August 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

Japan invited William Faulkner to visit and lecture in 1955 after the writer won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1949, as well as the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Award. The Union County Museum will feature this as the topic of Museum Moments on August 16 in New Albany as part of the Faulkner [Continue Reading]

Union County Task Force on rural connectivity meets

August 13, 2018 // 1 Comment

New Albany and Union County people, who have long suffered chronically poor cellular telephone and high-speed internet service, can now do something about it. That’s what Mississippi Public Service Commission (MPSC) Chairman Brandon Presley told about 40 people Thursday night, August 9 at the courthouse. [Continue Reading]

New Albany Schools welcome 2018-2019 new teachers

August 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

The New Albany School District hosted an orientation for its new teachers on August 2 at New Albany Elementary School. Pictured are front row l-r: Jessica Peralda, NAMS; Erin Verrell, NAES; Katie Kent, NAHS; Abby Voyles, NAHS; Jennifer Duncan, NAES; Ashley Smith, NAES; Farrah Speck, NAES; Summer Tyer, NAHS; Kami [Continue Reading]

Pedaling for Hope bike ride to be August 18

August 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

The second annual Pedaling for Hope bike ride will be Saturday, August 18, 2018. Registration will start at 7AM at the Trailhead in New Albany at 100 E. Bankhead Street with the race beginning at 8:00 AM. This is a partnership between New Albany Main Street and Regional Rehab Center in Tupelo. Proceeds will go to help [Continue Reading]

Leslie Wayne Crawley, 75

August 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

Leslie Wayne Crawley July 10, 1943 – August 11, 2018   Leslie Wayne Crawley Leslie Wayne Crawley, 75, died Saturday, August 11, 2018, at his residence. He was born April 10, 1943, in Union County to Marvin James and Lillie Daisy Vance Crawley. He was a retired truck driver. There will be a graveside service [Continue Reading]

2018 Back-to-School Health Fair: It’s some serious fun

August 12, 2018 // 2 Comments

Over 1000 people attended the 2018 Back-to-School Health Fair hosted by Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County, Saturday, August 11th. Approximately 450 kids, plus one or more parents and grandparents for each child were present during the morning event on the hospital campus. About 1200 hot dogs were consumed and [Continue Reading]

Fire guts house on Thomas Circle in New Albany

August 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

The occupants of a house on Thomas Circle in New Albany lost “most everything they had” in a fire shortly after 8 pm Friday evening, Aug. 10. The outer structure of the frame house showed little damage but the interior and contents were a near total loss. Firemen of the New Albany Fire Department (NAFD) [Continue Reading]

Cynthia Ann “Cindy” McCraw Perry, 53

August 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

Cynthia Ann “Cindy” McCraw Perry March 10, 1965 – August 8, 2018   Cindy Perry New Albany – Cynthia Ann “Cindy” McCraw Perry, 53, passed away Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis. She was born March 10, 1965 in Memphis to Joan Little McCraw and the late Bro. Marcus [Continue Reading]

City Board August 2018: TempesT over Tree SpoTs

August 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

The TempesT over Tree spoTs, sTarTed in April, will conTinue Tossing Talks aT New Albany Town Board meeTings ‘Til winTer Takes iTs Turn afTer auTumn. Ward Two Alderman Johnny Anderson moved at the Tuesday, August 7, meeting of the Board of Aldermen to remove the oak trees planted in April along Park Plaza Drive [Continue Reading]
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