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Democratic U. S. Senate runoff election Tuesday, June 26th

June 23, 2018 // 0 Comments

Although Union County voters have seen little campaigning, the runoff election for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate will be Tuesday, June 26th. The runoff is between David Baria of Bay St. Louis and Howard Sherman, recently of Meridian. David Baria, Democratic candidate for US Senate. In the first [Continue Reading]

Biscuits & Jam Farmers’ Market and the summer solstice

June 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

Relatively moderate temperatures and humidity on the summer solstice made it a nice evening to be out and about in New Albany, Mississippi. Temperatures in the low to mid 80s created a comfortable experience, especially for those who have learned how to move slowly during the summertime. The Biscuits and Jam [Continue Reading]

City Board 6-14-18: Insurance decision made by making no decision?

June 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

One month after receiving three proposals for health insurance for city workers, the New Albany Board of Aldermen has made a decision– without voting on a decision. A public beginning for the city insurance decision The insurance decision saga more or less started at a special meeting of the Aldermen on May 15. [Continue Reading]

Snakebite victim transported to hospital from Sportsplex area

June 18, 2018 // 4 Comments

A woman was bitten by a snake Monday evening, June 18th, in a weedy area on the right bank of the Tallahatchie River, adjacent to the New Albany Sportsplex. People at the scene said they believed the woman was struck by a copperhead snake, a venomous snake common to North Mississippi. An ambulance crew from Baptist [Continue Reading]

ICE arrests several illegal aliens in Union County

June 16, 2018 // 2 Comments

Federal immigration law enforcement officers arrested about a dozen illegal aliens, including some believed to be convicted felons, in Union County Saturday, June 16th. Brian Cox, an information officer with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE) in New Orleans, confirmed the arrests. [Continue Reading]

2018 Freedom Fest to bring three days of family entertainment

June 13, 2018 // 2 Comments

It’s that time of year again and the New Albany Main Street and Community Development team is preparing for a fabulous 2018 Freedom Fest. Freedom Fest is a weekend long celebration held in historic downtown New Albany and will be host to a variety of musicians. Grace Askew will be playing at the Biscuits & Jam [Continue Reading]

Quarterly City Beautification awards announced

June 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany City Beautification awards were presented Monday morning, June 11, to a residential winner and a business honoree. The traditional, landscaped home of Mike and Jennifer Beam received the residential home. City Beautification Committee Members Jolyn Cooke and Sandy Shaddinger presented the award to the Beams [Continue Reading]

City Board 6-5-18: Aldermen hold hearing on sign ordinance

June 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

The New Albany Board of Aldermen held a public hearing June 5th on its proposed new sign ordinance. The hearing was the first item on the agenda during the regular  City Board 6-5-18 meeting Tuesday evening at city hall. Sign Ordinance public hearing comments Work on a new ordinance to replace the problematic sign [Continue Reading]
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