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Annual historical society meeting features discussion of Piominko

May 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

The annual meeting of the Union County Historical Society (UCHS) featured a program about the Chickasaw Indians, a native American tribe indigenous to north Mississippi. Mitch Caver, an author who has co-written a book about Piominko, an 18th century Chickasaw chief, spoke to the historical society members gathered [Continue Reading]

New Albany High School names Hall as Head Baseball Coach

May 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

The New Albany School Board approved the hiring of Buddy Hall as Head Baseball Coach at New Albany High School on Thursday, May 17. Hall served as Interim Head Coach this spring at New Albany High School “Coach Hall did a tremendous job of leading our players this past spring during a difficult time of [Continue Reading]

New Albany police seeking help finding stolen auto

May 14, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany Police Department (NAPD) officers are seeking help in finding an automobile taken early Monday morning from a local convenience store. This photo is of an automobile of same make and model and of similar color to stolen vehicle. click to enlarge NAPD Chief Chris Robertson told that a 2014 Kia [Continue Reading]

How the pin oaks ended up along Park Plaza Drive

May 9, 2018 // 3 Comments

Early this year the New Albany City Beautification Committee ordered 150 Pin Oak trees from a nursery in Tennessee. The intent was to plant them on both sides of Bankhead Street between the Tallahatchie River and Highway 30. Members of the Beautification Committee are appointed by the Board of Aldermen and include one [Continue Reading]

UCDA members honor Pennebaker, hear Wicker at annual dinner

May 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

More than a hundred people attended the annual dinner meeting of the Union County Development Association (UCDA), Monday night, April 30. U. S. Senator Roger Wicker was the guest speaker for the event held at the cafeteria of New Albany Middle School. Wicker, who has many long-time friends in New Albany, recalled [Continue Reading]

We may be at the end of the beginning for a new sign ordinance

April 25, 2018 // 0 Comments

This may be the “end of the beginning” of the work to draft a new ordinance regulating signs in New Albany. Monday, April 23, a friend at city hall furnished with what is characterized as a “near final draft” of the proposed new ordinance. The current New Albany sign ordinance has [Continue Reading]
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