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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]

Robocaller could receive largest ever FCC fine, $120 million

June 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

According to a story on NPR, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is about to propose its largest ever fine, $120 million, against an illegal robocaller. He is said to have placed 97 million robocalls during the last quarter of 2016. Additionally, NAnewsweb.com has learned from a reliable source that the [Continue Reading]

SCORE to host free management seminar for small business owners

June 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

A free seminar in New Albany on Wednesday, June 28th, will give small business owners the opportunity to learn more about human resource management. Northeast Mississippi SCORE will host the one hour seminar at the Magnolia Civic Center in New Albany. The seminar on employee management issues will start at 11:30 a.m. [Continue Reading]

Bert Roy Jennings Jr., 91

June 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Bert Roy Jennings, Jr. (September 24, 1926 – June 14, 2017) Born September 24,1926, in the Cotton Plant community of north Mississippi; died June 14, 2017 in Fairhope, AL. Mr. Jennings was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Eileen Clark Jennings, and also by his daughter, Brenda Elizabeth Jennings. Bert [Continue Reading]

East Union competes in National TRAC™ Bridge Building Challenge

June 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

Jackson, Miss. – Six student teams from Mississippi recently competed in the National Transportation and Civil Engineering (TRAC™) Bridge Building Challenge at the American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Spring Meeting in Portland, Maine. A record number 18 teams competed this year. [Continue Reading]

New Albany Middle School Beauty Review winners

June 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany Middle School held its Beauty Review on Thursday, April 13. Congratulations to these winners in the 2016-2017 New Albany Middle School Beauty Review! (Click to enlarge/download photo) l-r: Miss Congeniality Abby Taylor; Beauty Peyton Henry, Beauty Endya Worship, Beauty Rylie Ozbirn, and Beauty Janiya [Continue Reading]

Career & Technical students score wins at state HOSA competition

May 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

The student organization Health Occupational Students of America (HOSA) state leadership competition was recently held in Jackson. The Career and Technical Center at New Albany High School had twenty-three students to participate in the HOSA competition. Hailey Adsit, Casey Clark, and Demetria Shumpert placed 1st in [Continue Reading]

NAFD stresses safety guidelines for 911 address identification

May 18, 2017 // 1 Comment

In the upcoming months, you will be seeing some information that I feel needs to be brought to the attention of the citizens of our City and County for the safety of those we protect.  I feel the best way to do this is by educating the public on why we do what we do, why we request what we request, and how we run the [Continue Reading]

Union County Board of Supervisors’ May 15 meeting

May 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Union County Board of Supervisors’ May 15 meeting worked its way through a 19-item agenda in just 35 minutes Monday morning. The speed is the more impressive when considering that three non-agenda items also came before the board, and that one of those consumed 15 of the 35 minutes. Although he was not on [Continue Reading]
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