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2018 Cotton States Collegiate All Star Teams named

August 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

Below is the All-Cotton States Baseball League (CSBL) 1st & 2nd Teams for our 2018 season. The players were chosen by the opposing coaches from the other teams in recognition of their attitudes, leadership, and contributions on and off the field. 24 different colleges and universities are represented on this list [Continue Reading]

August Luncheon with Books to feature author Anne Webster

August 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany’s August Luncheon with Books at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library, Tuesday, August 21: Since 2108 is the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, Luncheon with Books in New Albany will look at Mississippians in the Great War – Selected Letters compiled and edited by Anne L. Webster. Ms Webster [Continue Reading]

City board votes four mil property tax increase for street work

August 14, 2018 // 1 Comment

The New Albany Board of Aldermen voted to raise property tax by four mills, with the additional revenue earmarked for repairs and improvements to city streets. It was a split vote with three aldermen voting for the increase and two against. Alderman-at-Large Keith Conlee made the motion to increase ad valorem taxes by [Continue Reading]

Museum Moments program to explore Japanese bond with Faulkner

August 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

Japan invited William Faulkner to visit and lecture in 1955 after the writer won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1949, as well as the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Award. The Union County Museum will feature this as the topic of Museum Moments on August 16 in New Albany as part of the Faulkner [Continue Reading]

Union County Task Force on rural connectivity meets

August 13, 2018 // 1 Comment

New Albany and Union County people, who have long suffered chronically poor cellular telephone and high-speed internet service, can now do something about it. That’s what Mississippi Public Service Commission (MPSC) Chairman Brandon Presley told about 40 people Thursday night, August 9 at the courthouse. [Continue Reading]

New Albany Schools welcome 2018-2019 new teachers

August 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

The New Albany School District hosted an orientation for its new teachers on August 2 at New Albany Elementary School. Pictured are front row l-r: Jessica Peralda, NAMS; Erin Verrell, NAES; Katie Kent, NAHS; Abby Voyles, NAHS; Jennifer Duncan, NAES; Ashley Smith, NAES; Farrah Speck, NAES; Summer Tyer, NAHS; Kami [Continue Reading]

Pedaling for Hope bike ride to be August 18

August 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

The second annual Pedaling for Hope bike ride will be Saturday, August 18, 2018. Registration will start at 7AM at the Trailhead in New Albany at 100 E. Bankhead Street with the race beginning at 8:00 AM. This is a partnership between New Albany Main Street and Regional Rehab Center in Tupelo. Proceeds will go to help [Continue Reading]

2018 Back-to-School Health Fair: It’s some serious fun

August 12, 2018 // 2 Comments

Over 1000 people attended the 2018 Back-to-School Health Fair hosted by Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County, Saturday, August 11th. Approximately 450 kids, plus one or more parents and grandparents for each child were present during the morning event on the hospital campus. About 1200 hot dogs were consumed and [Continue Reading]

Fire guts house on Thomas Circle in New Albany

August 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

The occupants of a house on Thomas Circle in New Albany lost “most everything they had” in a fire shortly after 8 pm Friday evening, Aug. 10. The outer structure of the frame house showed little damage but the interior and contents were a near total loss. Firemen of the New Albany Fire Department (NAFD) [Continue Reading]
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