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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]

High School Students Successful on ACT Career Readiness Assessment

January 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

One of the goals for the New Albany School District’s Strategic Plan is to “Prepare all students to be college and career ready”. For two years, the Career & Technical Center at New Albany High School (NAHS) has worked to help prepare students for the ACT WorkKeys assessment. This assessment helps measure [Continue Reading]

Cindy Hyde-Smith: Don’t talk to news reporters

November 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

During the 1980s and early 1990s, I worked in Montgomery, Alabama for the two daily newspapers, the Alabama Journal and the Montgomery Advertiser. The publisher, the boss, was a guy named Doyle Harvill. While I was still working there, the always colorful Harvill resigned to accept the job of publisher of the Tampa [Continue Reading]

IM&PC donates funds for defibrillator to Myrtle Attendance Center

November 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany MS, November 19, 2018 : The Internal Medicine and Pediatric Clinic of New Albany recently presented a check for $1495 to Myrtle Attendance Center to purchase an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). The AED will be housed in the school gym and will also be taken to athletic events away from the school. [Continue Reading]

One hundred years ago today: end of the “War to End All Wars”

November 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

One hundred years ago today — at 11 am on Monday, November 11, 1918 — the “Great War,” World War I, ended in Europe. At “the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” the big artillery stopped firing in France. The big guns fired continually until 10:59:59. During his entire first [Continue Reading]

Ingomar Mounds’ Day focuses on Mississippi’s ancient foragers

November 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

This year’s Ingomar Mounds’ Day event drew just the kind of day that makes you happy to live in Mississippi in November. A steady flow of visitors were able to enjoy an interesting event at their own pace. Pat Arinder from the Natchez Trace Interpretive Center explains some of the items on display. Native [Continue Reading]

Presley: PSC Charges 11 More Telemarketers for No-Call Violations

November 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

Jackson, Mississippi (October 31, 2018) – For the second week in a row, the Public Service Commission has charged multiple telemarketers with no-call violations. Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley announced charges against 11 additional companies. The charges could result in a possible $1.7 million in [Continue Reading]

City of New Albany’s 2018 Christmas Parade Date Set

October 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS, October, 2018 – The City of New Albany’s Community Development office has set a date for the 2018 Christmas Parade. “This year’s parade will be on Monday after the Thanksgiving Holidays, the 26th of November,” director Billye Jean Stroud announced. “We received suggestions for other [Continue Reading]

New Albany Schools’ Innovative IMPACTO stresses career readiness

October 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

IMPACTO (Industries as a Means to Prepare for Academic, Career, & Technology Opportunities) is an innovative, pilot program developed by the New Albany School District. IMPACTO provides Career Readiness classes to students and prepares them for a summer internship. Students in the program are being exposed to a [Continue Reading]

Jumpin’ Zack Flash and his bucket list

August 20, 2018 // 1 Comment

Those who know Zack Stewart will not be greatly surprised about how he celebrated his 81st birthday. Stewart has lived a long and active life as an engineer, a United States Marine, an elected official, and the “best tree climber in Mississippi.” He likes to build things. Elected five times as North [Continue Reading]
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