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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]

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]

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]

Presley: PSC Revoked 17 Telecommunication Companies’ Licenses

August 8, 2018 // 0 Comments

Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley announced Tuesday, August 7th, that the Public Service Commission has revoked the certificates of 17 telecommunications companies to do business in Mississippi due to their failure to provide the PSC with an annual report detailing their business activities [Continue Reading]

Sports betting now legal in Mississippi casinos

August 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

Last week Mississippi became only the fourth state in the country to allow legalized betting on both amateur and professional sports in its casinos. Only Nevada, New Jersey and Delaware were faster than Mississippi. It is rare that the Mississippi State Legislature is ahead of the rest of the country in passing any [Continue Reading]

Cool: Michael Brose Trio at Biscuits & Jam Market

August 3, 2018 // 0 Comments

Jazz lovers got a rare treat at the Biscuits & Jam Farmer’s Market in downtown New Albany, Thursday afternoon, August 2. The Michael Brose Trio played jazz standards while people shopped for tomatoes and cucumbers. More people than usual actually sat and listened to the music. All three musicians are from [Continue Reading]
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