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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]

MS Museum of Art quilt exhibit opens Thursday in New Albany

January 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

Union County Heritage Museum is hosting a quilt exhibit, one of 12 statewide exhibits, as part of Art Across Mississippi: Twelve Exhibitions, Twelve Communities, the Mississippi Museum of Art’s statewide bicentennial initiative. Voices in the Threads is a quilt exhibit opening January 18, at noon with a presentation [Continue Reading]

New Albany Elementary School presents Powwow program

November 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Kindergarten students at New Albany Elementary School presented a Powwow program on Thursday, November 16. Kindergarten students, under the direction of Music Teacher Celia House, sang “The Indians are Creeping”, “Hurray, It’s Thanksgiving Day”, “Ten Little Indians”, [Continue Reading]

New Albany gifted students visit Oxford in Faulkner study

November 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

The 9th and 10th grade Gifted English classes from New Albany High School visited Oxford on November 9 as part of their Faulkner novel study.   Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College Students began the day with a visit to the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College at the University of Mississippi where they [Continue Reading]

Holiday Open house Sunday, November 12 at 1 PM – 5 PM

November 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Kick off the holiday season by joining our Main Street member shops for festive Sunday shopping and strolling downtown and around New Albany, Mississippi. Travel from store to store and get your decorating items and ideas along with those special gifts for everyone on your holiday list! The popular Holiday Open [Continue Reading]

Diamond Rio closes out 2017 Riverfest under cloudy skies

October 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Despite cloudy skies and a little rain from Hurricane Nate’s trek through the Mississippi Gulf Coast area, thousands of fans turned out to see Diamond Rio at this year’s Tallahatchie Riverfest. Fans of all ages packed the area surrounding the RedMed Riverview Stage in Park Along the River. Fans turn out [Continue Reading]

Ducks’ splashdown set Saturday at noon during RiverFest

October 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Ducks are getting ready for their big race on the Tallahatchie River this Saturday. The fourth annual Rubber Duck Regatta gets underway at noon off the river bridge in New Albany. The ducks’ lucky owners will win over $1000 in cash prizes. Approximately 2000 yellow ducks will race to the finish line under the [Continue Reading]

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]
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