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Intermittent power failure resolved late Wednesday

April 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Much of New Albany was plagued by intermittent power failures lasting almost six hours the afternoon and evening of Wednesday, April 15th. Officials of New Albany Light, Gas, and Water (NALGA) said the system began experiencing problems around 4:30 in the afternoon Wednesday. The outages affected a large part of the [Continue Reading]

VIP Cinema Seating announces expanding operations in New Albany

April 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Jackson, Miss. (April 14, 2015) – Movie theater seating manufacturer VIP Cinema Seating is expanding its operations in New Albany, Miss. The project represents a corporate investment of $2 million and will create 50 new jobs, bringing employment at the company to approximately 350. “Mississippi’s [Continue Reading]

Attendance much higher for this year’s Home and Garden Show

April 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

A record number of visitors attended the seventh annual New Albany Home and Garden Show. The two-day event’s sponsors, the Union County Master Gardeners, said 2,800 people visited this year’s show, an increase of about 1,000 over the 2014 attendance. Visitors entered the 2015 New Albany Home and Garden [Continue Reading] adds Community Calendar to the website

April 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Beginning today, will include a community calendar page. Like the website itself, use of the community calendar is free to our readers. Events of a non-commercial nature, sponsored by local community groups, will be included in the calendar at no cost. Items for submission should include a description of [Continue Reading]

Rarely, the wheels of Justice turn a little faster

April 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

“The wheels of justice turn slowly…” An oft-quoted line and one that usually applies to the way business is done in city board meetings here and everywhere. Hundreds of state and federal statutes and court decisions must be observed. Board attorneys are consulted often and legal opinions are [Continue Reading]

Legislation authorizes service to additional natural gas customers

April 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

More than 200 households in rural Union County and a portion of Marshall County may get affordable natural gas service in the foreseeable future. The announcement was made Thursday, April 2, at New Albany City Hall by Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley, State Representative Margaret Rogers [Continue Reading]

Computing Technologies moves into larger facilities near downtown

April 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Computing Technologies of New Albany has moved to a new location at 215 West Bankhead. It is the third location the full-service information technology (IT) company has occupied in the 13 years it has been in business here. The company held its grand opening at its new location Thursday, April 2. A number of local [Continue Reading]

Legislative Appropriation May Make Permanent Amphitheater Possible

March 31, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Mississippi legislature has appropriated money for a $175,000 grant to the City of New Albany for improvements in recreational facilities. State Representative Margaret Rogers said that the state budget item she proposed had passed both houses and gone to the governor for his signature, City of New Albany [Continue Reading]

New Albany’s TV99 Changes Ownership

March 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MS – Proteus Media is proud to announce its recent purchase of TV99, New Albany’s community television station. Broadcasting on Channel 99 on the MaxxSouth Broadband system (formerly Metrocast), TV99 serves New Albany and Union County, Prentiss County, portions of Lee County, and Marshall County. [Continue Reading]
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