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Three NAHS students added to the ACT 30+ Club

December 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany High School presented ACT 30+ Club t-shirts to Maria Favela, Addison Ziegler, and Amanda Scales on December 1 for their recent success on the ACT. Students who have a composite or subscore of 30 or more on their recent ACT are inducted into the club. Melanie Shannon Public Relations New Albany [Continue Reading]

The Christmas Story by John Henry Faulk

December 3, 2017 // 1 Comment

Steve Patterson, a friend of, sent this reading of John Henry Faulk’s Christmas story, one of his favorites, to be shared with our readers. We have heard similar stories from our own family members, now gone; but Mr. Faulk has a special way with words. Additionally, we have set a link to our [Continue Reading]

New Albany Internal Medicine & Pediatric Clinic to host open house

December 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

The newly constructed clinic building recently occupied by the Internal Medicine & Pediatric Clinic of New Albany will be open to the public tomorrow, December 3rd. Drs. Eric Harding and Shane Scott, along with all the IM&PC staff, invite the public to join them in celebrating their new facility. The 17, 500 [Continue Reading]

Santa arrives in New Albany, will make other appearances

November 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Santa arrived in New Albany on Monday, November 27th. This year, though he arrived as usual, amidst the traditional Christmas Parade, he did not choose his traditional sleigh and reindeer. Perhaps going for more eco-friendly transportation, he chose a white open carriage, laden with gifts and gaily decorated for the [Continue Reading]

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]
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