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Mattox named 2018 Grand Marshall of Christmas Parade

November 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany, Mississippi, November, 2018-The 2018 Christmas Parade is less than a week away. The office of Community Development has received several applications and is expecting a nice turn out. The Northeast Community College Marching Band will be performing in this year’s parade. The parade will begin at 6pm [Continue Reading]

County Board 19 Nov. 2018: Paint, poll books, road & bridge repair

November 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany MS, County Board 19 Nov. 2018: Roads, bridges and electronic poll books were among the items on the agenda of the Union County Board of Supervisors during its Monday, Nov. 19, meeting. Although the item was not on the formal agenda, the uncompleted work of a Memphis painting contractor drew the interest of [Continue Reading]

New Tanglefoot Trail signs installed in New Albany

November 16, 2018 // 2 Comments

New Albany, MS– New Tanglefoot Trail signs were installed Friday morning, Nov. 16, at the trailhead in downtown New Albany. A sign was installed on both sides of the arch at the trailhead arch, one facing north, the other south. The design of the sign bearing the words “Tanglefoot Trail New Albany” [Continue Reading]

County Board 5 Nov. 2018: Bridge repair, fire trucks & more

November 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

At the first November meeting of the Union County Board of Supervisors, the first item on the agenda was an executive session. The stated purpose of the closed meeting was the discussion of possible litigation The board met with Joe Davis, a New Albany attorney, for about 10 minutes before coming back into open [Continue Reading]

City Board 6 Nov. 2018: Phones, zoning, land donation, NALGW

November 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

A proposed new telephone system to serve all city operations was among the items considered by the New Albany city board during its Nov. 6 meeting. Proposed new telephone system Patrick Blansett of TEC Communications asked the Board of Aldermen to consider purchasing from his company a new internet-based telephone [Continue Reading]

103-year-old voter, Macie Ferrell, cast her ballot on election day

November 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

Macie Ferrell of the Beacon Hill community was one of the 8,388 Union County voters who cast ballots Tuesday, Nov. 6th. Ms Ferrell is 103 years old. She voted at the precinct located at the Beacon Hill Volunteer Fire Department. Ms Ferrell is believed to be the oldest Union County voter go out to vote yesterday. [Continue Reading]

Union County MS 2018 midterm election results

November 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

Fifty-four percent of Union County’s 15,542 registered voters turned out for yesterday’s general election, an unusually high number for a “mid-term” election. A hotly contested race for an open U.S. Senate seat, and a challenge to an incumbent District Three circuit judge appeared to be the [Continue Reading]

Mississippi Senate race analysis: polls predict 2 party run-off

November 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

The “jungle primary” tomorrow, Nov.6, is perhaps the most interesting, most important Mississippi U.S. Senate contest in at least 100 years. It’s called a jungle primary because it’s more or less a free-for-all, in which candidates run without party identification on the ballot. However, two of [Continue Reading]

Two busy New Albany streets to undergo re-paving in coming weeks

November 2, 2018 // 0 Comments

Extensive re-paving work to improve two of New Albany’s busiest streets will start Monday, Nov. 5. On both streets, the existing pavement will be ground down and removed, “soft” spots will be repaired and new asphalt pavement and striping will be installed. The entire length of Park Plaza Drive, from [Continue Reading]

Annual Ingomar Mound event is Saturday, Nov. 3rd

October 31, 2018 // 0 Comments

The annual Ingomar Mound Event is set this Saturday, Nov. 3, from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. , weather permitting. Ingomar Mound site is located south of New Albany off Highway 15 on CR 96. The 2200 year old Ingomar Mound is Union County’s olders man-made structure. Visitors can tour Ingomar Mound, use ancient weapons [Continue Reading]
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