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Main Street to host M PARTNER webinar at the museum

October 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

Wednesday, October 17th, New Albany Main Street will host MPARTNER* and Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) at a business forum webinar that will take place at the Heritage Museum. The M PARTNER webinar will be centered around highlighting two business owners in New Albany and allowing them to tell their story of [Continue Reading]

Local motorcyclist killed in accident near Toyota plant

October 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

A man was killed Friday October 5th, in a collision between a motorcycle and an automobile in rural eastern Union County. The collision occurred shortly after 5 pm. Killed was Michael John Foreman, age 33, a Union County resident. He was the motorcyclist. The accident occurred on Magnolia Way, the access road at the [Continue Reading]

Mary Lou Baker Butler, 83

October 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

Mary Lou Baker Butler November 22, 1934 – October 3, 2018 Mary Lou Baker Butler, 83, passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at Union County Health and Rehab in New Albany. She was born November 22, 1934 to the late Henry and Josie Blackard Baker. She was a homemaker and loved children. She really enjoyed reading [Continue Reading]

School bond election tomorrow

September 24, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany – Voters in the New Albany school district’s school bond election will decide tomorrow, Tuesday, Sept. 25,  whether to increase the district’s debt by up to $8.5-million. Polls will open at the Union County Courthouse at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. for the special election. Early this year [Continue Reading]

James Allen Speck, 81

September 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

James Allen Speck March 16, 1937 – September 6, 2018 James Allen Speck, 81, passed away Saturday, September 6, 2018 at Baptist Memorial Hospital -Union County. He was born March 16, 1937 in Pontotoc County to the late Levi and Lillian Allen Speck. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of Ingomar [Continue Reading]

City planning discussed at public meeting at museum

September 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

About 70 people heard city planning specialist Bob Barber speak Thursday evening, August 30, at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany. Barber, who was formerly planning director for Hernando, Miss., now heads Orion Planning & Design, based in Hernando. His was one of four organizations, which responded to [Continue Reading]

Fire guts house on Thomas Circle in New Albany

August 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

The occupants of a house on Thomas Circle in New Albany lost “most everything they had” in a fire shortly after 8 pm Friday evening, Aug. 10. The outer structure of the frame house showed little damage but the interior and contents were a near total loss. Firemen of the New Albany Fire Department (NAFD) [Continue Reading]

City Board August 2018: TempesT over Tree SpoTs

August 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

The TempesT over Tree spoTs, sTarTed in April, will conTinue Tossing Talks aT New Albany Town Board meeTings ‘Til winTer Takes iTs Turn afTer auTumn. Ward Two Alderman Johnny Anderson moved at the Tuesday, August 7, meeting of the Board of Aldermen to remove the oak trees planted in April along Park Plaza Drive [Continue Reading]

Mitchell serves as Republican Page

July 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

Lane Mitchell, a rising senior at New Albany High School, served as a Republican Page for the U.S. Senate during June. Mitchell is the son of Heather and Torrey Mitchell. Melanie Shannon Public Relations New Albany [Continue Reading]
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