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MS Homeland Security to discuss improving church security

February 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany Police Chief Chris Robertson has arranged a program to help churches keep their congregations safer. Robertson has arranged for Jim Brinson, Director of Homeland Security Operations for the State of Mississippi, to do a presentation on Church Security. The First United Methodist Church of New Albany will [Continue Reading]

“From Goat City to The Hill & Goose Hollow to The Flat”

February 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

An overflow crowd attended the Union County Heritage Museum’s February edition of Museum Moments: “From Goat City to The Hill & Goose Hollow to The Flat.”  It was a unique, intriguing and poignant trip into the past of the local African-American community. For many, education began in the churches, [Continue Reading]

IM&PC Cares: What every parent should know about fever in children

February 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

Dr. Eric Harding, Internal Medicine & Pediatric Clinic, New Albany, MS. Fever is something that all parents fear.   This is easily understandable because sometimes fever can be a sign that something is seriously wrong with your child.   However, fever is usually not a sign of any dangerous infection, but [Continue Reading]

Bobby Cobb arraigned, bond set in Poolville murder case

February 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

Bobby Joe Cobb, accused in the shooting death Saturday of Jeffrey Whitten, was arraigned Monday in Union County.. Bobby Cobb, age 28, being held in Poolville murder. Cobb, age 28, is charged with first degree murder. Justice Court. Justice Court Judge Davis Garrison set Cobb’s bond at $1-million. The case will [Continue Reading]

Poolville murder story updated: victim, shooter identified.

February 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

UPDATED 9:25 PM FEBRUARY 10: Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards has identified the dead gunshot victim and the man accused of shooting him early Saturday afternoon in the Poolville community. Bobby Cobb, age 28, being held in Poolville murder. In the Union County jail charged with murder is Bobby Joe Cobb, age 28. [Continue Reading]

Poolville shooting leaves one victim dead of multiple gunshot wounds

February 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

POOLVILLE SHOOTING: As of 6 pm, Saturday, Feb. 10, Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards said one man is dead and a suspected shooter is in custody. The sheriff said the first report of the incident came to the 911 call center at around 1:30 pm. Edwards said the shooting, believed related to a domestic dispute, occurred [Continue Reading]

Man and pets die in Union County fire

February 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

A man, not yet officially identified, and multiple household pets died in a fire early Friday morning in western Union County. The fire, said to have occurred shortly after midnight, completely destroyed the single-story dwelling on County Road 14. Authorities said the house had been rented to a Roger Holmes. The [Continue Reading]

Museum Moments to examine extinct businesses, schools, communities

February 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

February’s Museum Moments features the research done on the African American History of New Albany and Union County titled “From Goat City to The Hill & Goose Hollow to The Flat” on Thursday, Feb. 15, noon at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany. Sam Mosley and other members of the African American [Continue Reading]

Supervisors discuss industrial parks, road construction

February 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

Development of two industrial parks was the subject of multiple agenda items at the Union County Board of Supervisors’ February 5 meeting. Gary Chandler of the Three Rivers Economic Development District discussed projects known as “Martintown East” and “Martintown West.” The proposed [Continue Reading]
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