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City of New Albany’s 2018 Christmas Parade Date Set

October 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS, October, 2018 – The City of New Albany’s Community Development office has set a date for the 2018 Christmas Parade. “This year’s parade will be on Monday after the Thanksgiving Holidays, the 26th of November,” director Billye Jean Stroud announced. “We received suggestions for other [Continue Reading]

New Albany Schools’ Innovative IMPACTO stresses career readiness

October 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

IMPACTO (Industries as a Means to Prepare for Academic, Career, & Technology Opportunities) is an innovative, pilot program developed by the New Albany School District. IMPACTO provides Career Readiness classes to students and prepares them for a summer internship. Students in the program are being exposed to a [Continue Reading]

Jumpin’ Zack Flash and his bucket list

August 20, 2018 // 1 Comment

Those who know Zack Stewart will not be greatly surprised about how he celebrated his 81st birthday. Stewart has lived a long and active life as an engineer, a United States Marine, an elected official, and the “best tree climber in Mississippi.” He likes to build things. Elected five times as North [Continue Reading]

Baptist Union County hosts Back-to-School Health Fair

July 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MISS., July 19, 2018 – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County will host a free back-to-school health fair on Saturday, August 11 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Registration stations will be set up in the front lobby and behind the hospital. The event will feature a host of free health screenings, health tips, [Continue Reading]

Robert Clayton Festival offers family fun for a good cause

May 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

Join us June 9th for the Robert Clayton Festival on the courthouse lawn!! We will have lots of kids activities, including face painting, train and pony rides, touch a truck, and MORE! For the parents we have vendors, food trucks, and musical entertainment, including Paid In Full! Vendors and kids activities start at [Continue Reading]

Memorial Day remembrances: then and now, large and small

May 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

Memorial Day is, officially, a solemn day of remembrance for everyone who has died serving in the American armed forces. Unfortunately, it has also become the three-day-weekend beginning of the summer holiday season. In 1968 Congress passed the Uniform Holiday Act which established five Monday holidays for federal [Continue Reading]

New Albany Elementary School Duke Talent Search Participants

May 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP) for 4th – 5th grade students is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving academically gifted and talented students. Duke TIP works with students, their families, and educators to identify, recognize, challenge, engage, and help students reach their [Continue Reading] noted many well known residents’ passing in 2017

January 1, 2018 // 0 Comments posts every obituary story we receive from local funeral homes and is generally the first local news medium to do so. Some receive more attention from our readers than others and, as with all stories, we track the numbers. The deaths that draw the most attention are those of people who have lived long, [Continue Reading]

What stories drew the most hits of 2017 on

December 31, 2017 // 1 Comment

Did you read all the stories that drew the most hits on during 2017? Can you guess what they were? One different thing about reporting news on the internet, compared to how we used to do it with newspapers: we know precisely how often a story is read. Each time someone reads a story, Google Analytics [Continue Reading]
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