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Riverfest artwork selected by Main Street Association

August 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

The New Albany Main Street Association is excited to announce that artwork has been chosen to represent the 2018 Tallahatchie Riverfest. Several students from the Union County School District submitted pieces for review by the Riverfest Committee. The four art students whose Riverfest artwork submissions were chosen [Continue Reading]

Wendy Jean Garrison at Biscuits & Jam Farmers’ Market

August 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

Blues guitarist Wendy Jean Garrison provided the entertainment at last week’s Biscuits and Jam Farmer’s Market. A self-taught musician, she has a unique electronic “bluesy” style. The Biscuits and Jam Farmer’s Market is held every Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. just downstream of the [Continue Reading]

More West Nile Virus cases reported by MS Health Department

August 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

On July 30th, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported three new human cases of  West Nile Virus (WNV). The reported cases are in Hinds (2) and Itawamba counties. So far this year human cases have been reported in Copiah, Hinds (4), Itawamba, and Pearl River counties. In 2017, Mississippi had 63 WNV [Continue Reading]

Health Department confirms West Nile virus active in MS

July 25, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Mississippi State Department of Health has confirmed the state’s first human case of West Nile virus infection for 2018, in a Hinds County resident. This confirmed case indicates that mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus are now active in the state. West Nile virus (WNV) is transmitted by the bite of an [Continue Reading]

Baptist Union County Hosts Health Care Academy

July 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, Miss., June 29, 2018- Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County hosted a Health Care Career Academy June 11-15 for students completing the tenth, eleventh, or twelfth grade.Baptist Union County Hosts Health Care Academ The Health Care Academy is designed for students who are interested in learning more about [Continue Reading]

Many Biscuits & Jam fans undeterred by soaring temperatures

June 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

The temperature in the shade was hovering at 100 degrees, but 415 people still turned out for the Biscuits & Jam Farmers’ Market, Thursday, June 28th. As always, there was plenty of shade on the left bank of the Tallahatchie River in New Albany, but most people were practicing a vitally important Southern [Continue Reading]

New Albany and Union County firefighters attend state conference

June 24, 2018 // 0 Comments

Local firefighters, along with department leaders, represented our area well at the annual state conference of fire chiefs/firefighters association, in beautiful Gulfport this month. Firefighters and department leaders from New Albany, Alpine, Center, Ingomar, Myrtle, Northeast, North Haven, Southeast, and West Union [Continue Reading]

Biscuits & Jam Farmers’ Market and the summer solstice

June 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

Relatively moderate temperatures and humidity on the summer solstice made it a nice evening to be out and about in New Albany, Mississippi. Temperatures in the low to mid 80s created a comfortable experience, especially for those who have learned how to move slowly during the summertime. The Biscuits and Jam [Continue Reading]
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