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Old travel trailers accumulating in downtown New Albany

July 23, 2018 // 1 Comment

Several old travel trailers have accumulated on the same downtown New Albany property from which 100 junk cars were removed last year. Most of the old travel trailers parked downtown have damage of similar severity as this one. The trailers, some severely damaged, are parked next to the fence on the Snyder Street [Continue Reading]

Three fire departments combat North Haven house fire/UPDATED

July 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

UPDATED July 23rd, 12:50AM: Fire fighters had the house fire in North Haven under control by about 12:30 AM Monday. Damage is reported to have been extensive. There were no reported injuries to fire department personnel or to occupants of the dwelling.   Original Post: As of 11:00 PM Sunday evening, July 22, [Continue Reading]

Fast-moving Thursday storm leaves some damages behind

July 22, 2018 // 1 Comment

Workers used a truck-mounted crane Saturday morning to remove a large tree limb from a house in New Albany’s Northside neighborhood, where a fast-moving Thursday storm damaged large old trees. Workers clear limbs from roof as damage assessment continues. This tree fell on the house at 613 Cleveland Street, near [Continue Reading]

Bluesman Kenny Brown at Biscuits & Jam Farmers’ Market 

July 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

Few of the people in New Albany Thursday evening for the Biscuits & Jam Farmers’ Market realized they were being entertained by a significant Mississippi musician. Hill Country Bluesman Kenny Brown played at Biscuits and Jam Farmers’ Market in New Albany on July 19th. Bluesman Kenny Brown sang his [Continue Reading]

Rain-delayed Coulter Drive widening project is underway

July 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

After several weeks of rain delay, the work of widening Coulter Drive to three lanes has finally started. It is hoped that creating a third lane in the middle of Coulter Drive will give at least some relief to the traffic jams that regularly plague motorists in that area. Workers and equipment have been moving dirt [Continue Reading]

Union Co. Supervisors’ 7-16-18 Mtng: Three Rivers, other business

July 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Union County Board of Supervisors has re-appointed District Four Supervisor Randy Owen to the board of directors of the Three Rivers Planning and Development District. The board took the action at its Monday, July 16, meeting. Three Rivers is a private, non-profit organization that promotes economic development [Continue Reading]

New Albany Fire Department responds to fire alarm at the jail

July 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

A reported fire at the Union County Jail sent New Albany fire fighters to the lockup on Carter Avenue about 5 pm Sunday, July 15. Two units of the New Albany Fire Department (NAFD) responded to the fire alarm at the jail. “The fire department was dispatched to a confirmed fire in the back area of the jail with [Continue Reading]

Beautification Committee considers trees and signs

July 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

Trees and signs were the mains subjects at the Monday, July 9, meeting of the New Albany City Beautification Committee. Discussions included: Park Plaza Trees The pin oak trees planted in April along Park Plaza Drive were still a topic of discussion. Mayor Tim Kent told the Beautification Committee members he believed [Continue Reading]
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