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Interstate 22 (I-22) naming ceremony to be October 23rd

October 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

A ceremony in New Albany on Friday, October 23, will mark the naming of Interstate-22 (I-22) in Mississippi. MDOT is expected to have in place by that date new signs similar to the one illustrated above. Extending from Birmingham, Alabama to Byhalia, Mississippi, I-22 generally follows the route of the road designated [Continue Reading]

How can Mississippi get to the top of the pile?

October 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Union County is happy for its healthcare advantages, slim as they may be compared to other states. Mississippi is known to be the “poorest and sickest” state in the nation. Though being in the top 10 of the “bottom state” on the list may be “damning with faint praise,”  it’s [Continue Reading]

New Albany Board of Aldermen meeting, October 6, 2015 

October 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

The city board has accepted a grant that will allow an open storm sewer to be covered and a recreation trail to be built in its place. The $99,000-grant from the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks will allow a 550-foot-long open storm sewer stretching from Main Street to Carter Ave.  in downtown [Continue Reading]

New Albany High School principal is State Principal of the Year

October 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

New Albany High School Principal Honored as State Principal of the Year at Washington, DC Institute Evans Discusses Local Education Needs with Members of Congress   New Albany, Mississippi – Lance Evans, principal of New Albany High School, was honored as state secondary school principal of the year at the NASSP [Continue Reading]

“Century Ride” coming closer as grant awarded to extend trail

September 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

A $100-thousand grant awarded last week will supply the money to connect the Tanglefoot Trail to the Tallahatchie Trail and Biscuit & Jam Farmers’ Market. The grant was made to the City of New Albany The additional bike and hiking trail will complete the first component of the city’s long-term plan to [Continue Reading]

Free acrobatic flying show

September 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

Sometimes flying alone, other times in tight wing-to-wing formation, executing 180-degree turns at full speed, diving low, killing prey ruthlessly without warning, then instantly gone from sight. Marine Corps F-35s fighter planes killing ISIS terrorists in Middle Eastern wastelands? No. These USAF F-35s, seen [Continue Reading]

Mississippi lists 27 cases of West Nile VIrus

September 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

JACKSON, Miss. — On September 21st,  the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) confirmed two new human cases of West Nile virus (WNV), bringing the total for 2015 to 27 cases. The cases were reported in Lauderdale and Marion counties. So far this year, cases have been reported in Adams, Attala, Covington, [Continue Reading]
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