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Uncle Sam Band performance to benefit city, county band programs

June 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

Uncle Sam Band will perform in a benefit concert on July 1st at the Magnolia Civic Center here in New Albany. This is a benefit concert to help support local school band programs in the county and city schools. About Uncle Sam* Uncle Sam Band, then. Uncle Sam played their first paying gig in 1970. The band was started [Continue Reading]

Car chase followed by foot chase sends man to hospital

June 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

  Following a foot chase, Nigel Wooten, age 22, of Memphis, ended up at Baptist Memorial Hospital Union County Monday after fleeing New Albany Police Department (NAPD) officers. The incident began at around 12:30 p.m. when an NAPD officer attempted to stop the man on Interstate 22 for a traffic violation. The [Continue Reading]

Wrong pedal pushed at the wrong time and it’s “lights out”

June 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

In New Albany, a foot on the wrong pedal and three seconds can add unwanted drama to a mild summer afternoon. Shortly after 2 pm, Monday, June 26th, a motorist leaving a parking area on the north side of Bankhead Street took a swift ride backwards across Bankhead.  The quick trip ended with the rear end of her car [Continue Reading]

Former New Albany coach enters National Coaches Hall of Fame

June 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Ben Jones, who coached at New Albany (then W.P. Daniel) High School, was inducted into the National High School Athletic Coaches Association (NHSACA) 2017 Hall of Fame on June 20th. His successful New Albany stint was Coach Jones’ last stop in a successful, multi-layered career of coaching, molding athletes, and [Continue Reading]

SCORE to host free management seminar for small business owners

June 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

A free seminar in New Albany on Wednesday, June 28th, will give small business owners the opportunity to learn more about human resource management. Northeast Mississippi SCORE will host the one hour seminar at the Magnolia Civic Center in New Albany. The seminar on employee management issues will start at 11:30 a.m. [Continue Reading]

New opioid use policy implemented in ER at Baptist Union County

June 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

    To help combat the rising risk of an opioid epidemic in Mississippi, Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County is changing the way it dispenses narcotic pain medicine to patients in the hospital’s emergency room.  Starting June 19, 2017, ER providers will be strictly limiting the use of narcotics to treat [Continue Reading]

How to help the Mississippi PSC track down illegal telemarketers

June 20, 2017 // 0 Comments would like for its readers to consider contacting the office of MS Northern District Public Services Commissioner, Brandon Presley, about illegal telemarketers’ calls. They need specific information from the public that will assist them in discouraging these invasive calls. There is now a [Continue Reading]

Museum Madness strikes New Albany at Union Co. Heritage Museum

June 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

As part of the state’s  Bicentennial Celebration, today’s (June 20th) Museum Madness at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany,  will host the very large floor map from Mississippi Geographic Alliance, which is part of the National Geographic Alliance Network. The map was used with the campers from  9 [Continue Reading]
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