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Brown water: The cost of doing nothing will only get higher

October 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Did we jinx NALGW? A little after midnight, early Tuesday morning October 10th, we posted a “Rant,” which lauded the work of New Albany Lights, Gas and Water (NALGW). We heaped special praise on the improvements in electrical service since Bill Mattox became the local utility’s manager seven years [Continue Reading]

Maybe we can just pretend it’s tea…

October 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

It helps to pretend it’s tea. If you live in New Albany, you’ve had that sinking feeling when you turn on the tap and what you see pouring out does not remotely resemble potable water.  We at NAnewsweb.com had a really bad day of it on this past May 12th. Knowing that this was a subject that needs to be [Continue Reading]

Flashlights and brown water, solving problems in New Albany

October 10, 2017 // 2 Comments

“You don’t have flashlights? You must be new here.” It was a late summer day in 2000. We were, indeed, new to New Albany, and our daughter was newly enrolled in the city schools. We’d arrived early at the high school auditorium, with perhaps 50 other sets of parents, for a band concert. Without so [Continue Reading]

Ancient species causes New Albany power failure  

September 6, 2016 // 1 Comment

New Albany, MS- The power blackout that put half of New Albany in the dark, Friday night, Sept. 2, was caused by an animal species 25-million years old. NALGW equipment on Substation Rd. plant. A few minutes before 8 p.m. Friday night, the eastern half of New Albany and a large part of northern Pontotoc County lost [Continue Reading]

Tree work is literally a “high calling” for NALGW employees

June 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Workers from New Albany’s Lights, Gas and Water (NALGW) department did some high level work in a city park Tuesday, June 30th. A dead pin-oak tree, estimated at 130 feet in height, was taken down piece-by-piece by workmen using the city’s hybrid-powered bucket truck. The truck’s 65 foot lift, as [Continue Reading]

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]