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February 2016

Throw down at the fairground

February 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Ladies Building at Union County Fairgrounds was rented out Saturday night, February 27th, and was the venue for a party that got out of hand. About 200 people gathered for a what was apparently a birthday party. They mostly behaved and had a good time, but a few drank more alcohol than they could handle. There [Continue Reading]

New Albany Middle School Chorus Earns All Superior Ratings

February 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Last week, the New Albany Middle School 7th and 8th grade Women’s Choir attended the District I Choral Festival in Tupelo, MS. Choirs that sing in these Festivals are judged on things such as correct notes, correct rhythms, musical interpretation and vocal technique. The NAMS Women’s Choir earned all Superior [Continue Reading]

Union Co. Board of Supervisors holds executive session — legally

February 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Union County Board of Supervisors did something rare today: they went into an “executive session,” and they did it legally. What’s so special about that? Good question, and here is the answer: it may have been the first time in the  146-year history of Union County that the letter of the law was [Continue Reading]

Lack of serious competition may hurt primary turnout

February 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

By R. R. Reasoner   In about a week a small fraction of the eligible voters in Union County will vote in the Mississippi primary elections. Hadn’t heard about it? You are not alone. The March 8th Democratic and Republican party primary elections in Mississippi have received little attention, and for good [Continue Reading]

Pilot Club 6th annual Snowflake Ball, Part II Photos

February 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

The First United Methodist Church of New Albany was the venue for a night of music, dancing and memory-making for many lucky young ladies and their fathers, grandfathers, uncles, guardians or other important men in their lives.  The sixth annual Snowflake Ball was hosted on Saturday evening February 27th by the Pilot [Continue Reading]

NAHS honors Tamara Waldrop memory with “Top Dawg” Scholarship

February 25, 2016 // 1 Comment

To honor the memory and positive influence of Tamara Waldrop, former New Albany High School teacher, the NAHS Upstage group has joined with the New Albany community to present the first “Moving Forward, Giving Back” event for the purpose of funding the “Top Dawg” Scholarship in her honor.Tamara [Continue Reading]

The Elio is set to bring a lot of good news to its owners

February 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

Why have more than 50,000 people already signed up to buy this car when it rolls off the assembly line this year in Shreveport, Louisiana? There could be a lot of reasons, like cost, gas mileage, carbon footprint or other features. Follow the link to find out about: the American-made Elio. [Continue Reading]
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