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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]

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]

Baptist Union County selects Service First Champion

May 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, Miss.,– Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County recently announced Anita Collins, RN, has been named Service First Champion for the quarter. Collins is a nurse in the Intensive Care/Stepdown Unit and has been a part of the Baptist team for ten years. Service First Champions are individuals who [Continue Reading]

New Albany has had a LOT of rain lately

May 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

Do you have the perception that the sky over New Albany often looks like rain lately? You are not alone, and you are correct. 2018 was a very “wet” year. So far, 2019 has seen much more precipitation than was averaged in the previous three years. Long-time weather observer, Joe Wilson, says New Albany has [Continue Reading]

Johnson earns obesity medicine certification

May 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

The American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) this week announced that more than 720 physicians passed its board certification test administered in February 2019. William Johnson, MD, Center for Women’s Health and Center for Weight Loss in New Albany, was one of the 720 physicians who received board certified in [Continue Reading]

Voyles to represent New Albany in state pageant

May 3, 2019 // 0 Comments

By: Brittney Voyles:  Local Hometown Mother Mrs. Brittney Voyles of New Albany MS, age 32 wife of Mr.Brian Voyles, they have 2 children, who resident just a few miles outside of town in Ingomar,  they attend Covenant church of New Albany MS. Just a few weeks ago Mrs.Voyles hosted the Preliminary for Miss Tippah [Continue Reading]

New Albany Main Street recreation survey underway

May 2, 2019 // 0 Comments

Dear Friends, The New Albany Main Street Association is partnering with the University of Mississippi to conduct a recreation needs assessment study. We want to invite you to participate in this recreation survey. Your responses will help us understand current recreation opportunities in New Albany and you and your [Continue Reading]

Good response, many winners in Magnolia State Preliminary Pageant

April 25, 2019 // 0 Comments

BY:  Brittney Voyles, of New Albany. On Saturday April 13, 2019 I hosted my very first Magnolia State Preliminary Pageant at the American Legion post 72 location off fairgrounds Circle, Mr.Chris Shannon & Ray trinanes the head Directors drove in from Brandon MS, to emcee the Pageant and help me get my pageant [Continue Reading]

Roberts Trucking donates local author’s book to schools

April 23, 2019 // 0 Comments

Book by local author Anne Christ donated to local schools. Roberts Trucking Company recently donated books by a local author to the New Albany and Union County School Districts. All PreK and Kindergarten classes in these districts will receive a classroom copy of the book Which Season Is Your Favorite of All?  In My [Continue Reading]
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