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Miscellaneous in the Spotlight: 2017

This post will contain photos about Miscellaneous subjects published in the’s SPOTLIGHT position during 2017.

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(For items posted in 20 15, search ‘Miscellaneous in the Spotlight 2016’.)

Items posted in March:

All junk motor vehicles were gone when this photo was taken Thursday afternoon, Mar. 23rd. More than 100 junk cars were illegally kept at the site on Snyder Street in downtown New Albany before city officials cracked down on the junkyard owner two months ago.

Hilltop view of New Albany

A beautiful view of New Albany! Dr. Shane Scott sent us this beautiful photo. It was taken at 4AM this morning (3-24-17), from the recently revealed vantage point atop the Oxford Road hill. The foundation was laid this morning for the new Internal Medicine and Pediatric Clinic being constructed just below the hill.











New Albany ms Cracker Barrel

The soon-to-be New Albany Cracker Barrel Old Country store is nearing the final stages of construction for its May 2017 opening. The building is now painted, and the parking lot base is installed and ready for paving. Interior work, equipment installation, paving, sidewalks, lighting and signage, etc. still remain to be done. The Cracker Barrel is slated to seat about 180 customers and to employ 175 workers, both full-time and part-time.

New Albany MS installs Swamp Flower

New Albany Lights, Gas & Water staff unload and install a giant “Swamp Flower” in New Albany’s new pocket park. March 19, 2017











Items posted in January:

Fountain at Sunshine Inn, Myrtle,MS The photo was taken about 6:38AM Saturday morning, January 7, 2016, by Lisa Galloway, Nurse Manager there. Thanks to Michael Hale for sending the photo to for our readers to enjoy.

Martin Luther King statue

As our observance of Martin Luther King Day, we post this photo of a statue of him with a Buddhist monk. As far as we know, it is the closest to New Albany of any life-sized statue of Dr. King. It is in Panola County.














Miscellaneous 2017

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