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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]

Crossing on the Green Park: a nod to New Albany’s railroad history

April 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany’s new Crossing on the Green Park honors the city’s close association with railroads and those who’ve owned them.  The Union County Historical Society is developing the small, railroad-themed park at the intersection of  Faulkner Way (Highland St.) and Jefferson Ave. The new park is already a place [Continue Reading]

“Swamp Flower” now blooms in downtown New Albany

March 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

“Swamp Flower,” a sculpture by Louisiana artist Mia Kaplan is now on display in New Albany. The sculpture has been installed in a new “pocket park” on Bankhead Street, across the street from the police station. “Swamp Flower” was most recently displayed at the University of MS, and [Continue Reading]

New Albany Fire Dept. and McDonald’s celebrate Dr. Seuss

March 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

The New Albany Fire Department and the New Albany McDonald’s restaurant are celebrating Dr. Seuss in a community service event Thursday, March 9th. Theodor Seuss Geisel ( March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991) was an American writer, cartoonist, animator, book publisher, and artist best known for authoring [Continue Reading]

Museum Moments: “The Battle of Hurricane Creek”

February 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

The public is invited to the February 2017 Museum Moments at the Union County Heritage Museum on Thursday, February 16th. Author Melvin McClure, Jr. will discuss his book “The Battle of Hurricane Creek” at noon, following an 11:30 lunch courtesy of Kappa Kappa Iota. A book signing will follow the [Continue Reading]

Shands to run full marathon for St. Jude

October 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

I’m running in the St. Jude full marathon (26.2 miles) as a St. Jude Hero to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s lifesaving mission: Finding cures. Saving children. I want to help make sure that families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food — because [Continue Reading]

MDOT’s travel assistance resources are helpful, free

September 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

 New Albany, MS – Mississippi Department of Transportation has provided this information for those traveling MS highways. While this article is directed toward fall activities, this information is good to know in highway emergencies and at times when travel conditions are questionable due to weather, [Continue Reading]

SkyWatcher alert for Saturday, August 27, 2016

August 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

With local skies in the New Albany area forecast to be “mostly clear” tomorrow evening, local skywatchers have a good chance of seeing a significant cosmic event. Just before sunset, Venus and Jupiter will be visible low in the western horizon. They will not be this close again until November of 2065, 49 [Continue Reading]

Louisiana relief truck

August 24, 2016 // 1 Comment

New Albany, MS- Editor’s note: NAnewsweb.com received this information from one of the sponsors of the Union County effort to fill a truck with needed supplies for the flood victims of Southeast Louisiana. The people of Union County gave generously of their time, effort and money to assist those in need. The [Continue Reading]

Union Countians attend NEMCC boys’ basketball camp

July 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

Booneville, Miss. – Northeast Mississippi Community College attracted athletes from as far away as the Pelican State for its first Tiger Basketball Camp of the summer from June 6-9 inside legendary Bonner Arnold Coliseum. Several experienced high school coaches helped National Junior College Athletic Association [Continue Reading]
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