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At least one shot fired in New Albany squabble Sunday

November 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

UPDATED: 11/13/2017, 7:00 PM: New Albany Chief of Police, Chris Robertson, informed earlier this evening that the victim in the altercation that resulted in at least one shot being fired filed no charges today against the shooter. Additionally, the shooter is still at large. Robertson stated that [Continue Reading]

Myrtle High School senior dies in auto accident

November 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

A Myrtle High School senior was killed early Thursday morning in a single-car accident in rural Union County. Joshua Swan, age 18, was killed when the vehicle he was driving on County Road 59 left the roadway and struck a tree. First reports of the accident were made around 7 am. Union County Coroner Pam Bowman said [Continue Reading]

Maybe we can just pretend it’s tea…

October 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

It helps to pretend it’s tea. If you live in New Albany, you’ve had that sinking feeling when you turn on the tap and what you see pouring out does not remotely resemble potable water.  We at had a really bad day of it on this past May 12th. Knowing that this was a subject that needs to be [Continue Reading]

Sheriff’s investigation of Myrtle shooting death continues

September 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

An autopsy was performed last week in Jackson on the body of Fred Nugent, age 56, who died after a gun battle near Myrtle, Friday, Sept. 1. Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards told on Wednesday, September 13th, that the autopsy report had not yet been received from the State of Mississippi Crime [Continue Reading]

Early influenza advisory issued by MS Health Department

September 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Mississippi Department of Health issued an early influenza advisory on Thursday, September 7th. The advisory went statewide to physicians, hospitals and other healthcare providers. Early Influenza Activity in Mississippi – Vaccine Recommendations. Though early influenza activity has not been reported on a [Continue Reading]

New Albany police search for missing Collierville man/ UPDATED

September 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

UPDATE: 9:40 PM, September 13, 2017:  Early Wednesday evening, New Albany Chief of Police Chris Robertson furnished the following information to Using a special canine search animal, a body, which may have been that of Eric Bonner, was found Wednesday afternoon in the small wooded area immediately east [Continue Reading]

Lee Habeeb to address Union Co. Republican Women Club

August 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Union County Republican Women invite the community to join us to hear Lee Habeeb speak on Monday, August 28, at 6:30 p.m. at the Magnolia Civic Center, 127 E. Bankhead Street, New Albany, Mississippi. Lee Habeeb is an American talk-radio executive and producer. He is the co-founder of the Laura Ingraham Show and [Continue Reading]

School is in session: Please follow these school bus safety tips!

August 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

School bus safety reminders for drivers School buses are the safest form of highway transportation according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. “Our main concern is always safety,” said Lecia Stubblefield, Director of Transportation.  “We maintain our buses to a superior condition and our [Continue Reading]

Several horses seized and relocated, local man arrested

July 27, 2017 // 1 Comment

Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards said that his deputies seized several horses Wednesday, July 26, from a location in eastern Union County. Edwards said his officers, acting on a court order, seized the animals. Michael Dancy, age 52, of the Alpine community was arrested on misdemeanor charges related to the neglect [Continue Reading]

Reed’s Market to open soon in New Albany

July 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

It won’t be long. Day-by-day, New Albany is getting closer to the opening of a new grocery supermarket. “We want to be sure everything is perfect before we open,” David Reed of Reed’s Market told late Thursday afternoon. “Sometime in August” is as specific as Reed [Continue Reading]
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