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City Board 7-3-18: New city sign ordinance approved

July 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

After working on it for most of a year, the New Albany Board of Aldermen approved a new sign ordinance at the City Board 7-3-18 meeting. First Ward Alderwoman Amy Livingston declared during the first board meeting after her election that she would be working to change the city’s sign ordinance. A working group [Continue Reading]

Evening concert and fireworks close out Freedom Fest 2018

July 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Mosely and Johnson Band, backed by the Muscle Shoals Horns, were the headline act on New Albany’s Riverview Stage during Saturday night’s Freedom Fest 2018 entertainment. The Freedom Fest crowd was light when the evening concert got underway. Attendance was light when the Bonfire Orchestra took the [Continue Reading]

Victory Belles perform, more 2018 Freedom Fest entertainment today

June 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

U.S. military veterans and their families were honored during a New Albany Freedom celebration entertainment event Friday evening at the First United Methodist Church. The Victory Belles in their performance June 29th, at the First United Methodist Church. The Victory Belles, a female singing trio representing the [Continue Reading]

Park improvements to be made for Tallahatchie Riverfest

September 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Thousands of people from across the region are expected to visit New Albany for this year’s annual Tallahatchie Riverfest, on October 6 and 7th. While the influx of visitors is good news for New Albany’s economy, the growth in the crowds has presented its own set of challenges. The festival, now in its [Continue Reading]

New Albany Freedom Fest Weekend brings new Attractions, Events

May 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

  Another big event and some new activities have been added to Freedom Fest Weekend, June 23-24 in New Albany. Duck Dynasty’s Justin Martin Justin Martin The Magnolia Civic Center has booked Duck Dynasty’s Justin Martin for a talk at the Cine Theater at 4pm on the afternoon of Saturday, June 24. Justin, an [Continue Reading]

Crawfish Festival raises money for playground improvements fund

April 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

While the torrential rains cancelled the first Tallahatchie Crawfish & Shrimp Festival at the Park Along the River last weekend, that didn’t stop organizers of the event or the hundred or so people who showed up at the scaled down event that was moved to The Basement, an events venue downtown. Mark “Pop’s” [Continue Reading]

Box culvert, other work on Main Street nears completion

November 18, 2016 // 1 Comment

Workers are nearly finished with the  project to put a large capacity box culvert under Main Street where the Tanglefoot Trail bridge crosses Main. Excavation work for the new culvert started in October. The actual installation of the culvert is complete. Friday afternoon a Paul Smithey Construction Company crew was [Continue Reading]
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