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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]

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]

Free beginner ballroom dance lessons offered in New Albany

April 9, 2019 // 0 Comments

Free beginner ballroom dance lessons are available every Monday evening at 6:30 p.m. in downtown New Albany. Lessons are given at the Henderson Building, one of downtown New Albany’s historic structures, which was finished in 1917. The lessons are sponsored by the USA Dance Northeast Mississippi Chapter. Free [Continue Reading]

Museum workshop to teach Japanese art of making Temari thread ball

October 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

The ancient Japanese art of Temari Thread Ball will be demonstrated in a class set Monday, Oct. 22 at 2 p.m. at the Union County Heritage Museum. The teacher is Peggy Russell from Myrtle, who has made more than 200 of these intricately crafted thread balls. There is a current exhibit of a number of Russell’s temari [Continue Reading]

First Baptist’s Trail Life Troop to have fundraiser, September 11

September 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

Trail Life Troop MS0356 from First Baptist Church will hold a fundraiser on September 11 from 6pm till 9pm at Brain Freeze Frozen Yogurt. Proceeds will be used to buy new American flags to fly in front of all the New Albany Schools. Troopmaster Clay Hardy says “We chose to do this on September 11 because it was [Continue Reading]

Riverfest artwork selected by Main Street Association

August 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

The New Albany Main Street Association is excited to announce that artwork has been chosen to represent the 2018 Tallahatchie Riverfest. Several students from the Union County School District submitted pieces for review by the Riverfest Committee. The four art students whose Riverfest artwork submissions were chosen [Continue Reading]

Wendy Jean Garrison at Biscuits & Jam Farmers’ Market

August 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

Blues guitarist Wendy Jean Garrison provided the entertainment at last week’s Biscuits and Jam Farmer’s Market. A self-taught musician, she has a unique electronic “bluesy” style. The Biscuits and Jam Farmer’s Market is held every Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. just downstream of the [Continue Reading]
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