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Quick response of NAFD minimizes damages to residence

April 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany Fire/Rescue, on Thursday April 11, at 6 pm, answered a call for a “fully involved” house fire at 110 Garfield street. The first arriving truck was on the scene in under 2 minutes from the time we received the call, and crews reported only smoke showing from a window. The crew forced entry on the [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]

Walter Johnson celebrates 89th birthday having dinner with friends.

April 5, 2019 // 0 Comments

Former New Albany Mayor Walter Johnson celebrated his 89th birthday Saturday evening, March 30, having dinner with friends at a New Albany restaurant. Johnson served three terms as New Albany mayor in the 1980s and 1990s, and served as alderman-at-large prior to his service as mayor. He is remembered for numerous [Continue Reading]

NAES Celebrated Heart Health Month With Staff Wellness Event

March 9, 2019 // 0 Comments

Heart Health Month is recognized and celebrated each February as a way to educate people on the signs and symptoms of heart disease and heart events, as well as remind them about the need for healthy living. New Albany Elementary School (NAES) continues to promote the coordinated school health model-Whole School, [Continue Reading]

Baptist Union County to host free luncheon during Heart Month

February 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MISS.-Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County will host a free luncheon, open to the public, which aims to raise awareness of heart disease, especially how to make lifestyle choices that lead to optimal heart health and how to recognize the symptoms of a heart attack. The luncheon will take place on Feb. 25 [Continue Reading]

IMPC Cares: RSV, a common Fall and Winter illness

December 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

Dr. Michael Shane Scott, IM&PC. RSV is one of only a few acronyms that strike fear in the heart of any parent, whether seasoned ones or first-timers.  Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is a very common illness that peaks during late Fall and Winter.  Virtually every child has contracted the virus by 2 years old. [Continue Reading]

NAES students begin thinking about careers

December 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

First Grade Career Tours On Friday, November 30th, first grade students from New Albany Elementary School visited the New Albany School of Career & Technical Education. This field trip provided an opportunity for them to gain more awareness about potential careers by rotating through ten career stations. Students [Continue Reading]

NALGW is working to keep the power on year round

December 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

Workmen for New Albany Lights, Gas and Water (NALGW) are getting New Albany ready for winter. Among the hazards of winter at this latitude are ice storms, often accompanied by electrical power failures. While we rarely receive significant snow falls at 34 degrees north latitude, ice storms are a greater threat here [Continue Reading]

Baptist Union County earns Leapfrog’s ‘A’ safety rating

November 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MISS., Nov. 15, 2018 – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County has been awarded an ‘A’ patient safety rating in the fall 2018 Hospital Safety Score by Leapfrog, a national patient safety watchdog group. The safety score is calculated based on several core measures, including safe practice measures, [Continue Reading]
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