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NAES Selected as site for TeleHealth Pilot Program

September 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS -New Albany Elementary School (NAES) is pleased to be a part of the TeleHealth Pilot Program for the 2018-2019 school year. This pilot program is funded and sponsored by Magnolia Health. How TeleHealth works Telemedicine uses a secure, two-way video/audio link between the school and a local physician to [Continue Reading]

County board approves 2018-19 county budget, sets tax levy

September 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Union County Board of Supervisors approved the county operating budget and set the ad valorem tax levy for fiscal year 2018-19 during a meeting September 14th. The budget year starts Oct. 1, 2018, and ends Sept. 30, 2019. The total property tax (ad valorem) levy remains the same as in the fiscal year that will end [Continue Reading]

“Seeding Vitality Arts in Museums” grant awarded to museum

September 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS – The Union County Historical Society & Heritage Museum was awarded a competitive Seeding Vitality Arts in Museums grant. The grants are intended to catalyze the growing national creative aging movement. The Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany, MS was selected as one of only 20 museums [Continue Reading]

Huge Turn-out for Cross benefit dinner

September 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

There was a very large turn-out for the fundraising dinner to benefit Daniel Cross, son of Jeff and Crystal Cross, of Union County. Daniel is currently awaiting a heart transplant, after dealing with heart problems since his birth thirteen years ago. Volunteers help keep fundraiser dinner organized.   Organizers [Continue Reading]

Woman found dead in vehicle is identified

September 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- The dead body of 37-year-old Stephanie Killough was found in a vehicle in a driveway in the West Union Enterprise community early Monday, Sept. 10. It is believed the deceased is from the Union County area. A neighbor discovered the body and notified the office of Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards [Continue Reading]

New Albany School District Makes Commitment to Pre-K Education

September 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS– The  New Albany Elementary School NAES Pre-K program  has always been known in the community as outstanding. Once the children leave the Pre-K program they are well prepared for kindergarten. This year the program added two certified teachers to the program, Emilee Stubblefield and Lisa Topper. [Continue Reading]

City planning discussed at public meeting at museum

September 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

About 70 people heard city planning specialist Bob Barber speak Thursday evening, August 30, at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany. Barber, who was formerly planning director for Hernando, Miss., now heads Orion Planning & Design, based in Hernando. His was one of four organizations, which responded to [Continue Reading]

ATV accident kills man in Myrtle

September 3, 2018 // 0 Comments

Myrtle MS–A man was killed about noon today, Monday, Sept. 3, in an accident with an all terrain vehicle (ATV) near Myrtle. Ronald Shaun Phillips, age 51, died when the “four-wheeler” ATV he was riding turned over. Phillips was alone. No others were injured in the ATV accident. A resident of Tennessee, [Continue Reading]

Two killed in “wrong way” two-car collision on I-22

August 31, 2018 // 0 Comments

A two-car collision near Myrtle on Interstate 22 killed the drivers of both vehicles late Friday morning, August 31. Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards said one vehicle was traveling east (toward Tupelo) in the west-bound lanes of I-22 when it collided with another car, correctly going west in the west-bound lanes. [Continue Reading]
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