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New Albany to Bring Back an Expanded Freedom Fest Celebration

March 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MS – New Albany will have a new event this summer with the reintroduction of the New Albany Freedom Fest which will be held at Park Along the River in Downtown New Albany on Saturday, June 27th. After a hiatus of a couple of years, New Albany Tourism and other community groups like the Pilot Club and [Continue Reading]

New Albany Revamps Down from the Hills Bluegrass Festival

March 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MS – Changes are in store for the city’s Down from the Hills Bluegrass Festival and Mississippi Bluegrass championships this year. The festival is scheduled for May 22nd and 23rd, 2015 For more than a decade, bluegrass musicians and fans from around the southeast have been coming to New Albany to play [Continue Reading]

Faulkner in New Albany, Part One

March 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

     Dead 53 years and born 118 years ago, William Faulkner is second only to Elvis when it comes to famous Mississippians. But in New Albany Faulkner still ranks as the undisputed number one favorite son; no close seconds. Jill Smith, director of the Union County Heritage Museum     New Albany has drawn [Continue Reading]

Tanglefoot Trail: A Quick Tour

February 1, 2015 // 1 Comment

In October of 2013, the Tanglefoot Trail, Mississippi’s longest rail-trail, celebrated its official opening with ceremonies at the trail head in New Albany, Mississippi. The trail winds peacefully through 44.5 miles of the Appalachian Mountains foothills of Northeast Mississippi along the former corridor of Col. [Continue Reading]

Share Your Historical Articles with the Community

January 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

Readers are encouraged to submit historical documents to share with the community to news@nanewsweb.com Historical pictures of New Albany, Union County Historical pictures of your family Newspaper or magazine articles of special interest to you or the community and more Send us any family news you would like to share [Continue Reading]
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