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Private meetings + public business = bad business for taxpayers

August 16, 2017 // 1 Comment

You might say I crashed a private party Monday night in downtown New Albany, Mississippi. I have done it before, and I promise, if given the opportunity, to do it again — and again. As is usually the case with such behavior, those who had arranged the private gathering weren’t thrilled to see me. Rude?  I [Continue Reading]

NAHS names new inductees to ACT 30+ Club

August 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany High School recently presented ACT 30+ Club t-shirts to (l-r) Parker Reid, Mason Armstrong, & Laura Grace Hardy for their recent success on the ACT.   Students who have a composite or subscore of 30 or more on their recent ACT are inducted into the club. Melanie [Continue Reading]

Local museum will hold solar eclipse viewing event

August 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

  A Solar Eclipse Viewing Event will be held at the Union County Heritage Museum on August 21 from 11:56 until the eclipse ends. New Albany will have 93 % coverage. click to enlarge Free viewing glasses. Bring your lunch and lawn chair and come and enjoy the eclipse. Educational materials will be available, and [Continue Reading]

Local scouts, leaders tour DC and attend National Jamboree

August 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Yocona and Chickasaw Councils’ Troop 4345 and Venture Crew 5264 contingent attended the 2017 Boy Scouts of America National Jamboree, held at Summit Bechtel Family National Reserve in WV on July 19-28. Local scouts tour Washington prior to attending National Jamboree. Click to enlarge They were lead by Dale [Continue Reading]

Robert “Dan” Daniel Holloway, 54

August 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

Dan Holloway October 21, 1962 – August 11, 2017 Myrtle – Robert Daniel Holloway, 54, passed away Friday, August 11, 2017 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born October 21, 1962 in Memphis to the late Clyde L. and Jo Ann Pitner Holloway. He served in the U.S. Navy and retired from the U.S. [Continue Reading]

New Albany Fire Department grant to help provide safety equipment

August 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

The New Albany Fire Department received word this morning (August 10th) from Senator Cochran’s and Senator Wicker’s office that our 2016 Assistance to Fire Fighters Grant (AFG) grant application has been approved by FEMA. We should receive official word on Friday, but the Senators wanted to go ahead and convey [Continue Reading]

B2B Luncheon to hear new workforce development plan for local area

August 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

The next installment of our B2B Luncheon Series, sponsored by Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi, is scheduled for Thursday, August 17, 2017, in the Magnolia Room of the Magnolia Civic Center. The program will be provided by Mr. Bill Renick, WIA Director for Three Rivers Planning and Development District. He will [Continue Reading]

Eudora Welty work to be the topic of August Museum Moments

August 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

“Place never really stops informing us, for it is forever astir, alive, changing, reflecting, like the mind of man itself… One place comprehended can make us understand other places better.” — EUDORA WELTY “Serious Daring” Mississippi and Beyond, by Eudora Welty,  is the topic of the August [Continue Reading]
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