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County Board 5 Nov. 2018: Bridge repair, fire trucks & more

November 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

At the first November meeting of the Union County Board of Supervisors, the first item on the agenda was an executive session. The stated purpose of the closed meeting was the discussion of possible litigation The board met with Joe Davis, a New Albany attorney, for about 10 minutes before coming back into open [Continue Reading]

City Board 6 Nov. 2018: Phones, zoning, land donation, NALGW

November 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

A proposed new telephone system to serve all city operations was among the items considered by the New Albany city board during its Nov. 6 meeting. Proposed new telephone system Patrick Blansett of TEC Communications asked the Board of Aldermen to consider purchasing from his company a new internet-based telephone [Continue Reading]

103-year-old voter, Macie Ferrell, cast her ballot on election day

November 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

Macie Ferrell of the Beacon Hill community was one of the 8,388 Union County voters who cast ballots Tuesday, Nov. 6th. Ms Ferrell is 103 years old. She voted at the precinct located at the Beacon Hill Volunteer Fire Department. Ms Ferrell is believed to be the oldest Union County voter go out to vote yesterday. [Continue Reading]

Union County MS 2018 midterm election results

November 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

Fifty-four percent of Union County’s 15,542 registered voters turned out for yesterday’s general election, an unusually high number for a “mid-term” election. A hotly contested race for an open U.S. Senate seat, and a challenge to an incumbent District Three circuit judge appeared to be the [Continue Reading]

Mississippi Senate race analysis: polls predict 2 party run-off

November 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

The “jungle primary” tomorrow, Nov.6, is perhaps the most interesting, most important Mississippi U.S. Senate contest in at least 100 years. It’s called a jungle primary because it’s more or less a free-for-all, in which candidates run without party identification on the ballot. However, two of [Continue Reading]

Two busy New Albany streets to undergo re-paving in coming weeks

November 2, 2018 // 0 Comments

Extensive re-paving work to improve two of New Albany’s busiest streets will start Monday, Nov. 5. On both streets, the existing pavement will be ground down and removed, “soft” spots will be repaired and new asphalt pavement and striping will be installed. The entire length of Park Plaza Drive, from [Continue Reading]

Fire destroys Mallalieu United Methodist Church/Updated

October 25, 2018 // 0 Comments

UPDATE: Photo taken 6:00PM, October 25, 2018 Photo taken just before 6PM on 10-25-18 shows the severe fire damage to Mallalieu United Methodist Church.   A fire early Thursday afternoon, Oct. 25, destroyed the Mallalieu United Methodist Church building at 433 Apple Street in New Albany. The building of Mallalieu [Continue Reading]

Kelly speaks on special election to Union County GOP women

October 23, 2018 // 0 Comments

First District U.S. Congressman Trent Kelly spoke in New Albany Monday evening, Oct. 22, at the October meeting of the Union County Republican Women’s Club (UCRW). About 50 club members and guests were present. Kelley, a Republican, was first elected to the U. S. House of Representatives in a special election in [Continue Reading]

Young man killed in Sunday afternoon vehicle accident

October 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

A young Union County man, the father of three, was killed in a single-car motor vehicle accident Sunday afternoon, October 21. The accident, at about 2:45 p.m. Sunday, resulted in the death of Austin Jay (A. J.) Hunsucker, age 24. Union County Coroner Pam Bowman said the victim was pronounced dead at the scene of the [Continue Reading]
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