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Path cleared for natural gas service to some rural customers

August 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

Some rural residents of Union County and Marshall County may have natural gas service available in their homes during 2019. New Albany Lights, Gas and Water (NALGW) had applied to the Mississippi Public Service Commission (MPSC) for authority to extend natural gas service to about 100 customers in western Union County [Continue Reading]

Voters will decide school bond issue in Sept. 25 election

August 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

Four weeks from today — September 25, 2018 — New Albany voters will decide whether to approve up to $8.5-million in bonds to pay for work on school buildings. State law requires a 60% affirmative vote for the school bond issue to be authorized. The New Albany school board approved the bond issue proposal [Continue Reading]

Myrtle chop shop raided by Union County Sheriff’s office

August 27, 2018 // 1 Comment

Officers of the Union County Sheriff’s Office (UCSO) raided a “chop shop” near Myrtle Saturday, August 25, and recovered a variety of stolen motor vehicles. After receiving information from a dependable source, UCSO officers obtained and executed a search warrant at 1024 County Road 53, Lot 2. There [Continue Reading]

Public and officials invited to hear city planner speak

August 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

The push to hire a city planner and develop a strategic plan for New Albany has apparently started up again. First Ward Alderwoman Amy Livingston sent out an email Thursday morning, August 23, inviting New Albany residents to a meeting on the subject to take place Thursday, August 30. Livingston’s statement [Continue Reading]

Rookers and mom in Memphis hospital after arrests

August 24, 2018 // 0 Comments

Two brothers, who were involved in a shoot-out yesterday with a Union County deputy sheriff, have been captured and are being treated for gunshot wounds in Memphis. Timothy and Jeremy Rooker were captured this morning by officers of the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department. They were attempting to buy bandages and [Continue Reading]

Rooker brothers believed captured in Memphis

August 24, 2018 // 0 Comments

Reports from Memphis say brothers Jeremy and Timothy Rooker have been taken into custody. The Rooker brothers are believed to have been involved in a shooting incident yesterday near Ingomar, in Union County. Shelby County, Tenn., law officers say the pair was captured at a Dollar General store. Their mother is said [Continue Reading]

County Co. Board 20 Aug2018: Welcome center, water and roads

August 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Union County Board of Supervisors acted on items related to two real estate parcels in its meeting Monday morning, Aug. 20. With the unanimous approval of the board, its President Steve Watson signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) that moves forward the construction of a welcome center adjacent to the Tanglefoot [Continue Reading]

Pedaling for Hope ride draws cyclers and cooler weather

August 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

One hundred cyclists, riding various cycle types, departed the Tanglefoot trailhead plaza on the morning of August 18, joining the Pedaling for Hope ride.     The event was put together by the New Albany Main Street Association and Tupelo’s Regional Rehab Center. According to the event flyer, proceeds [Continue Reading]

New Albany High School Vision Mentors kick off program

August 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

Vision mentors at New Albany High School kicked off their mentoring activities at Camp Freshman which was held on Monday, August 6. Vision is a year long mentoring program for high school freshmen designed to create a positive student culture for NAHS. The purpose of the program is to instill key values for success [Continue Reading]
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