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April 2015

NAMS students participate in math tournament

April 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

Hayes Richey, Logann Cossey, Maria Favela, and Meredith Prescott represented New Albany Middle School in the Mississippi Council of Teachers of Mathematics Junior High Math Tournament held recently at Northeast Mississippi Community College. Logann Cossey placed fourth in 7th grade and Maria Favela placed first in 8th [Continue Reading]

NAHS Beauty Review

April 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

New Albany High School held its annual beauty review on March 28, 2015.  Morris Kelly Clayton was crowned Most Beautiful and Seth Male was named Most Handsome. NAHS 2015 Most Handsome Seth Male & Most Beautiful Morris Kelly Clayton. Beauties included Sarah Gaines, Payton Robbins, Tashiunna Judon, and Lauren Paige [Continue Reading]

Intermittent power failure resolved late Wednesday

April 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Much of New Albany was plagued by intermittent power failures lasting almost six hours the afternoon and evening of Wednesday, April 15th. Officials of New Albany Light, Gas, and Water (NALGA) said the system began experiencing problems around 4:30 in the afternoon Wednesday. The outages affected a large part of the [Continue Reading]

“Let ’em up easy” attitude died with Lincoln

April 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

Mississippi writer Shelby Foote told of visiting Mary Forrest Bradley in her Memphis home sometime during the 20 years he worked on his three-volume history of the Civil War. Mrs. Bradley was the granddaughter of Nathan Bedford Forrest, the fabled Confederate general who grew up near here in what is now Benton [Continue Reading]

Presley Appointed to National Group’s Natural Gas Committee

April 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI (April 14, 2015)  Commissioner Brandon Presley was appointed to the Committee on Natural Gas for the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, or “NARUC.” “I am truly honored to serve on the NARUC Committee on Natural Gas. This appointment will allow me to make [Continue Reading]

VIP Cinema Seating announces expanding operations in New Albany

April 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Jackson, Miss. (April 14, 2015) – Movie theater seating manufacturer VIP Cinema Seating is expanding its operations in New Albany, Miss. The project represents a corporate investment of $2 million and will create 50 new jobs, bringing employment at the company to approximately 350. “Mississippi’s [Continue Reading]

NAES Bullpup Pride winners for April 6, 2015

April 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

The following students at New Albany Elementary School received the Bullpup Pride Recognition Award because of their positive behavior during the week of April 6.  Pictured in no particular order are:  Pablo Garcia, Julianne Littlejohn, Jackson Thompson, Ruben Vera, Laura Brevard, Christian Fonseca, Isaiah Jones, [Continue Reading]

Attendance much higher for this year’s Home and Garden Show

April 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

A record number of visitors attended the seventh annual New Albany Home and Garden Show. The two-day event’s sponsors, the Union County Master Gardeners, said 2,800 people visited this year’s show, an increase of about 1,000 over the 2014 attendance. Visitors entered the 2015 New Albany Home and Garden [Continue Reading]
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