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County Board 15 Oct. 2018: poll books and fire trucks

October 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

As often happens at its mid-month meetings, the Union County Board of Supervisors quickly dispensed with several routine items during its Monday, Oct. 15, meeting. Perhaps the most time sensitive business had to do with the November 6th general election, just three weeks away. Circuit Clerk Phyllis Stanford, the [Continue Reading]

Mississippi author Julie Cantrell to lead writing workshop

October 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

Writer Julie Perkins Cantrell will be in New Albany on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 12 noon for a book talk and short writing workshop on this year’s New Albany Literary Fest ’18 Community Read of her bestselling book Perennials. The setting for part of this book is in New Albany at the Faulkner Literary Garden and the [Continue Reading]

City of New Albany’s 2018 Christmas Parade Date Set

October 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS, October, 2018 – The City of New Albany’s Community Development office has set a date for the 2018 Christmas Parade. “This year’s parade will be on Monday after the Thanksgiving Holidays, the 26th of November,” director Billye Jean Stroud announced. “We received suggestions for other [Continue Reading]

Steve Patterson: A Christian Democrat Speaks

October 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

  If America ever ceases to be good, she will cease to be great. –Alexis de Tocqueville, “Democracy in America”   It came out of nowhere, like a stealth bomber dropping its payload on my unsuspecting self. “Hello, Mr. Patterson how are you?” she said as I stood in a Jackson book store [Continue Reading]

Jim Weatherly, Hall of Fame songwriter, at Museum Moments

October 14, 2018 // 0 Comments

Jim Weatherly, musician, songwriter, athlete and now author will be at the Union County Heritage Museum on Thursday, October 25, noon for a question and answer session and book signing. His new book Midnight Train is a memoir of his life in sports and show business. Weatherly, born in Pontotoc County, has been writing [Continue Reading]

New Albany Schools’ Innovative IMPACTO stresses career readiness

October 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

IMPACTO (Industries as a Means to Prepare for Academic, Career, & Technology Opportunities) is an innovative, pilot program developed by the New Albany School District. IMPACTO provides Career Readiness classes to students and prepares them for a summer internship. Students in the program are being exposed to a [Continue Reading]

Main Street to host M PARTNER webinar at the museum

October 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

Wednesday, October 17th, New Albany Main Street will host MPARTNER* and Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) at a business forum webinar that will take place at the Heritage Museum. The M PARTNER webinar will be centered around highlighting two business owners in New Albany and allowing them to tell their story of [Continue Reading]

Breast cancer awareness luncheon draws large audience

October 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

The free breast cancer awareness luncheon, an annual event sponsored by Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County, drew near capacity attendance Wednesday, Oct. 10. Lunch was served to 150 guests in the fellowship hall of Hillcrest Baptist Church. Dr. Justin Lohmeier, Chief Radiologist at Bapist-Union County Hospital, [Continue Reading]
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