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2018 Christmas at the Museum highlights family fun

December 8, 2018 // 0 Comments

A large number of New Albany area residents refused to let today’s cold and rainy weather keep them from attending 2018 Christmas at the Museum. The Union County Heritage Museum is a focal point for the community, and provides many entertaining and educational events throughout the year. This year’s [Continue Reading]

City Board 4 Dec. 2018: Signage and zoning matters discussed

December 5, 2018 // 1 Comment

The city’s zoning and sign codes were the prevailing theme of the Tuesday, Dec. 4 meeting of the New Albany Board of Aldermen. The pastor of a church at 1512 South Central Avenue asked the board for a variance to put up a directional sign more than three times the size allowed under the new sign regulations. Marc A. [Continue Reading]

County Board 3 Dec. 2018: NEMCC & Three Rivers report

December 3, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Union County Board of Supervisors heard reports from two organizations it supports with county tax funds at its Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, meeting. First on the board’s agenda was Dr. Ricky Ford, president of Northeast Mississippi Community College (NEMCC). Ford told the supervisors that the NEMCC campus in New [Continue Reading]

Community Tree Lighting, November 29th in downtown New Albany

November 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany MS: The Third Annual Tree Lighting at Cooper Park is the last in a series of community-based events hosted by the New Albany Main Street Association throughout 2018. Two fifth grade students, Carly Pegues (New Albany Elementary School) and Roxie Roberson (East Union Attendance Center) will have the honor of [Continue Reading]

Identity of man dead in New Albany Police custody is revealed

November 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

A man died early Monday evening after an encounter with officers of the New Albany Police Department (NAPD). Nathan Shane Mays, age 43, was visiting in a home on Highway 348. Residents at the house say Mays began acting erratically. The people felt threatened by his behavior and called the police. When a single [Continue Reading]

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]
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