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Statewide webinar audience hears New Albany business owners

October 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

About 70 people attended a statewide “webinar” luncheon Wednesday at the Union County Heritage Museum. The event was a joint effort of New Albany Main Street/Community Development, the Ole Miss MPartner program, and the Mississippi Development Authority. The webinar was broadcast throughout Mississippi. [Continue Reading]

County Board 15 Oct. 2018: poll books and fire trucks

October 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

As often happens at its mid-month meetings, the Union County Board of Supervisors quickly dispensed with several routine items during its Monday, Oct. 15, meeting. Perhaps the most time sensitive business had to do with the November 6th general election, just three weeks away. Circuit Clerk Phyllis Stanford, the [Continue Reading]

Breast cancer awareness luncheon draws large audience

October 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

The free breast cancer awareness luncheon, an annual event sponsored by Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County, drew near capacity attendance Wednesday, Oct. 10. Lunch was served to 150 guests in the fellowship hall of Hillcrest Baptist Church. Dr. Justin Lohmeier, Chief Radiologist at Bapist-Union County Hospital, [Continue Reading]

NAMS Has Video Production Class Added for 2018-2019

October 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany Middle School (NAMS) has a new course this school year that is being offered to students in the sixth grade. The instructor for the Video Production and Publishing class is Lee Allen Holt. Approximately 75 sixth graders in three classes have been learning the basics of Google Docs, Google Drive, and iMovie [Continue Reading]

Local motorcyclist killed in accident near Toyota plant

October 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

A man was killed Friday October 5th, in a collision between a motorcycle and an automobile in rural eastern Union County. The collision occurred shortly after 5 pm. Killed was Michael John Foreman, age 33, a Union County resident. He was the motorcyclist. The accident occurred on Magnolia Way, the access road at the [Continue Reading]

17th Annual Heritage Pioneer Days coming to museum

October 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

Heritage Pioneer Days 2018 are set for Oct. 18, 19, and 20 at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany. This event is an opportunity for visitors to experience history in hands-on ways, such as grinding corn, making cider, doll making, churning butter, cross-cut sawing and much more. Union County Heritage Museum [Continue Reading]

Friday’s special Faulkner events at the Tallahatchie Riverfest

September 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- Friday September 28, the first day of New Albany’s annual Tallahatchie Riverfest, held two special  William Faulkner events that honor the famous author.  The annual Faulkner Literary Fest has been underway for the past several weeks. The end of the festival is timed to commemorate [Continue Reading]

Republican Women Club hosted judicial candidates 

September 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

Five judicial candidates spoke Monday night, Sept. 24, at the monthly meeting of the Union County Republican Women’s Club (UCRW). Nathaniel Clark, chancery court candidate. Club President Sue Morrisson presided at that the meeting in circuit court room at the Union County Courthouse. About 50 people attended. [Continue Reading]

Planning to begin immediately on school repairs funded by bond issue

September 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

Results from the September 25th election show that the 2018 New Albany School Bond passed overwhelmingly. Of 877 total votes cast, 811 voted in favor of the bond issue and 66 voted against, a 92.47% approval rate. “With the passing of this bond issue, it shows that the New Albany community, once again, has placed a [Continue Reading]
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