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New Albany School Board recognizes award winning employees

February 14, 2018 // 0 Comments

Teachers of the Year from the New Albany School District were formally recognized at he the February 5 School Board Meeting. Mike Staten, representing the Toyota Wellspring Education Fund Advisory Committee presented each teacher with a plaque and a monetary gift. 2018 New Albany School District Teachers of the Year: [Continue Reading]

Bobby Cobb arraigned, bond set in Poolville murder case

February 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

Bobby Joe Cobb, accused in the shooting death Saturday of Jeffrey Whitten, was arraigned Monday in Union County.. Bobby Cobb, age 28, being held in Poolville murder. Cobb, age 28, is charged with first degree murder. Justice Court. Justice Court Judge Davis Garrison set Cobb’s bond at $1-million. The case will [Continue Reading]

Poolville murder story updated: victim, shooter identified.

February 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

UPDATED 9:25 PM FEBRUARY 10: Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards has identified the dead gunshot victim and the man accused of shooting him early Saturday afternoon in the Poolville community. Bobby Cobb, age 28, being held in Poolville murder. In the Union County jail charged with murder is Bobby Joe Cobb, age 28. [Continue Reading]

Free smoke alarms available to qualified city and county residents

February 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

Many New Albany and Union County residents will receive free smoke alarms within coming weeks. Red Cross of North Mississippi personnel delivered 500 new ten-year smoke alarms to New Albany’s Fire Station #1 on Cleveland St., Friday afternoon, Feb. 9th. The smoke alarms will be distributed by county volunteer [Continue Reading]

Man and pets die in Union County fire

February 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

A man, not yet officially identified, and multiple household pets died in a fire early Friday morning in western Union County. The fire, said to have occurred shortly after midnight, completely destroyed the single-story dwelling on County Road 14. Authorities said the house had been rented to a Roger Holmes. The [Continue Reading]

Supervisors discuss industrial parks, road construction

February 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

Development of two industrial parks was the subject of multiple agenda items at the Union County Board of Supervisors’ February 5 meeting. Gary Chandler of the Three Rivers Economic Development District discussed projects known as “Martintown East” and “Martintown West.” The proposed [Continue Reading]
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