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Career & Technology Day, May 13, to include job fair

April 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

The New Albany School of Career & Technical Education is planning Career & Technology Day for May 13. This year plans are being made to add a job fair component to the event for New Albany High School juniors and seniors, as well as seniors from Union County Schools. The job fair will include opportunities to [Continue Reading]

Everyday Superheroes live in New Albany MS

April 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

First graders at New Albany Elementary School presented two performances of “Everyday Superheroes” on Friday, March 8. The program was about the qualities of everyday superheroes and how we all can be superheroes by exhibiting those qualities that we see in the heroes around us in our parents, first [Continue Reading]

2019 Home and Garden Show, Dancing Into Spring

April 8, 2019 // 0 Comments

Saturday, April 6, produced ideal weather for the 2019 Home and Garden Show in downtown New Albany. The temperature at midday was about 70 degrees, and there was plenty of sunshine. Bankhead Street between Court Street and Railroad Street was blocked off for the event and about 20 vendors displayed their wares. [Continue Reading]

City Board 2 April 2019: City code, Certified Local Government

April 8, 2019 // 0 Comments

City Board 2 April 2019- Work to shape the future of New Albany was a major part of the agenda at the April 2, 2019, meeting of the New Albany Board of Aldermen. Bob Barber of Orion Planning and Design in Hernando spoke to the board.  During the coming few years, his group will help update the city code and assist in [Continue Reading]

East Union takes a first in state Bridge Building Challenge

April 6, 2019 // 0 Comments

Students compete in state’s TRAC™ Bridge Building Challenge East Union took a first place when Mississippi students recently competed in the statewide Transportation and Civil Engineering (TRAC™) Bridge Building Challenge.  The competition took place at the Clyde Muse Center on the Rankin Campus of Hinds [Continue Reading]

Pedestrian killed at Hwy 15 and Hwy 30 intersection (re-Posted)

April 5, 2019 // 0 Comments

A pedestrian was struck by a motor vehicle at about 10:45 pm, Tuesday evening, April 2. The accident occurred near the intersection of Highway 15 and Highway 30 East. New Albany Police Department (NAPD) Chief Chris Roberson said NAPD officers and an ambulance from Baptist Memorial Hospital – Union County were [Continue Reading]

County board 1 April 2019: Pit bulls, politics and public money

April 5, 2019 // 0 Comments

County Board 1 April 2019: The lead-off item at the Monday meeting of the Union County Board of Supervisors was a complaint about a dog. The animal is said to be menacing a rural neighborhood. Susan Brockway said her family lives north of the New Albany limits near Highway 15. The owner of a dog, described by her as a [Continue Reading]

2019 UNITE Awards Dinner honors service to the community

March 29, 2019 // 0 Comments

Fourteen local organizations were awarded direct grants Thursday night, March 28, during the annual UNITE fundraising dinner at New Albany First United Methodist Church. UNITE (Union County/New Albany Initiative to Excel), an affiliate of CREATE Foundation of Tupelo, was founded in 2002, and this was the 17th [Continue Reading]
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