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Late Night Thursday Shopping in New Albany

December 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

(New Albany, MS, December 2018) Christmas is fast approaching, and Billye Jean Stroud, director of the New Albany Main Street Association,reminds the community that OpenLate Thursdays is in full swing. “Several of our Main Street retail members have committed to staying open on late on Thursdays in an effort to give [Continue Reading]

WordPress 5.0 anxiety seen in many website owners

December 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

There is a good deal of WordPress 5.0 anxiety apparent on the internet these days. We are not immune.’s website has been in operation for over three years, operating on a WordPress platform. WordPress operates about 75 million sites world-wide, which is about 44% of the total sites on the web. On [Continue Reading]

New Albany Fire Department answers call to Oxford Road fire

November 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

The New Albany Fire Department responded to call about a house fire on Oxford Road shortly before 5 pm, Friday evening, Nov. 30. Several fire engines went to a house at 202 Oxford Road. Someone had turned on an attic exhaust fan that had not been used for a long time. Apparently the fan motor had gotten hot and [Continue Reading]

Man dies in custody of New Albany police

November 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

A man died while in the custody of the New Albany Police Department at about 6 p.m., Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. Unconfirmed reports say that he had been tasered. The incident occurred on State Highway 348. No further details are available at this time. More information will probably be available Tuesday morning, and it [Continue Reading]

Union County Leadership Academy donation aids cancer patients

November 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Baptist Cancer Center was the recent recipient of care packages presented by a group from the Union County Leadership Academy (UCLA). The UCLA team chose care packages consisting of warm socks, puzzle books, lip balm, and other items as their project targeted at making a difference in the community. The care [Continue Reading]

Pedestrian killed on I-22 in Benton County

November 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

A pedestrian was killed on Interstate 22 in Benton County, Friday evening, Nov. 9th. Union County Coroner Pam Bowman said Memphis resident Randy Allen Barnes, age 39, was killed at 6:43 pm. Barnes was struck by a trailer truck while walking on the roadway at Mile Marker 47 near Hickory Flat, several miles from the [Continue Reading]

NAES Read-A-Thon could have principal sleeping on the roof

November 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

In an effort to become better readers and develop a love for literacy, New Albany Elementary School kicked off its Read-A-Thon on Wednesday, October 31. Students had fun dancing and singing and learning more about the Read-A-Thon from Bully and his friends. The Read-A-Thon started Monday, November 5 and continues [Continue Reading]

Some days are just plain lucky!

October 25, 2018 // 0 Comments

No information on where she won her prize or what scratch off she prefers, but Greta Wilson, of New Albany, definitely had a luck day. She won $500 playing a $20 scratch-off ticket. If this happens to her often, she could consider giving strategy lessons to those among us who are anxiously awaiting the legal [Continue Reading]
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