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NAES names May 2019 Employee of the Month

May 24, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany Elementary School’s Employee of the Month for May is Julia Harrington. Mrs. Harrington not only educates her students; she grows them socially and emotionally while at the same time always motivates them to be their very best. In addition, she is humble, caring, kind, and goes above and beyond for her [Continue Reading]

National Honor Society taps twenty-five NAHS students

May 24, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS – Twenty-five students from New Albany High School were inducted into the membership of the National Honor Society in a morning ceremony at the high school on May 14, 2019. The new members were selected by a faculty council. Selection was based on the students meeting high standards of [Continue Reading]

Laverne Wooley Gilliam, 85

May 23, 2019 // 0 Comments

Laverne Wooley Gilliam September 15, 1933 – May 21, 2019 The angels took Mattie Laverne Wooley Gilliam, 85, home to be with her husband and loved ones in heaven in the early morning hours of Tuesday, May 21, 2019. She was born September 15, 1933 in Somerville, TN to Price Wooley and Fannie Austin Wooley Wright. [Continue Reading]

Melba Bryant Pugh, 91

May 23, 2019 // 0 Comments

Melba Bryant Pugh May 30, 1927 – May 21, 2019   Melba Bryant Pugh, 91, died Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at the North Mississippi Medical Center Pontotoc Nursing Home. She was born May 30, 1927, in Pontotoc County to Wellard C. and Bonnie Sue Vaughn Bryant. She was a member of First Baptist Church in New Albany [Continue Reading]

Lesley brings home the bacon from State of Region meeting

May 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany MS – Thanks to Joann Lesley, New Albany and Union County took honors for having the most representation at the CREATE Foundation’s State of the Region meeting Tuesday morning in Tupelo. As she has in several previous years, Joanne Lesley of the Union County Development Association (UCDA) worked [Continue Reading]

State Route 6 closed for repairs in Lee County

May 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS: State Route 6 closed in Lee County. WHO: The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT). WHAT: Temporary highway closure. Stay updated with live travel information at MDOTtraffic.com or download the MDOT Traffic mobile app. WHEN: Monday, May 20, 2019. WHERE: State Route 6 between County Road 452 [Continue Reading]

2019 Pedaling for Hope art winner announced

May 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany Middle School 8th grade art student, Abby Laney, was selected as the winning artist for the 2019 Pedaling for Hope on the Tanglefoot Trail bike ride. The bike ride, scheduled for Saturday, June 29th is hosted by New Albany’s Main Street Association and Tupelo’s Regional Rehabilitation Center. Abby’s [Continue Reading]

Baptist Union County receives 2019 Leapfrog ‘A’ Safety Rating

May 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MS – May 17, 2019 – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County has been awarded an ‘A’ patient safety rating in the spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score. Leapfrog is a national patient safety watchdog group. The safety score is calculated based on several core measures, including safe [Continue Reading]
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