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Jennie Stephens Smith Library News: June & July 2017

August 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

This month there is big news at the library. New LED lighting has been installed. The Union County Library Board used some of the funds from the Elaine Platek inheritance, and the Union County Board of Supervisors paid for the installation. We appreciate the work of Tim McCraw and his crew from T and M Electrical for [Continue Reading]

Dining options continue to increase in New Albany

July 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Dining options in New Albany, MS, continue to increase. With the opening of The Rainey and the re-opening of Latham’s Hamburger Inn, New Albany now has two more reasons to come visit its historic downtown. With these new additions, New Albany has a total of nine restaurants within walking disstance of one [Continue Reading]

21st Century Program Offers Summer Enrichment for Middle Schoolers

July 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany Middle School (NAMS) offered some popular summer enrichment classes this month for 6th-8th graders.   Sewing, cooking, and robotics were offered through the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant Program. NAMS student Jada Baker displays the teddy bear she made during Sewing Club time in the 21st [Continue Reading]

Museum Madness strikes New Albany at Union Co. Heritage Museum

June 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

As part of the state’s  Bicentennial Celebration, today’s (June 20th) Museum Madness at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany,  will host the very large floor map from Mississippi Geographic Alliance, which is part of the National Geographic Alliance Network. The map was used with the campers from  9 [Continue Reading]

Mayoral candidates interviewed on TV99 New Albany’s Local Talk

May 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Bill Gault, of the local access TV99 television station, interviews the two mayoral candidates in the upcoming New Albany Municipal election on TV99’s Local Talk. One of these men is our next mayor; click the link below to hear his thoughts on what the job may require of him. Less than 30% of New Albany’s [Continue Reading]

Bike Month focuses on biking in Mississippi

May 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany is all about biking, with increasing numbers of locals and tourists taking to the streets and trails in our area. But do you know the rules of the road for bikers? Are you sometimes confused by bicycle paths? Check out this information from MDOT for responsible biking. And remember, auto drivers are also [Continue Reading]

Cagle Named 2016-2017 STAR Student at New Albany High School

May 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Sam Cagle has been named the 2016-2017 STAR Student by the Mississippi Economic Council (MEC), M. B. Swayze Foundation, sponsor of the Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) program. The New Albany High School senior was honored during the annual Education Celebration on April 27, 2017, at the Jackson [Continue Reading]
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