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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]

State Route 6 closed for repairs in Lee County

May 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS: State Route 6 closed in Lee County. WHO: The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT). WHAT: Temporary highway closure. Stay updated with live travel information at or download the MDOT Traffic mobile app. WHEN: Monday, May 20, 2019. WHERE: State Route 6 between County Road 452 [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]

NAMS student to attend leadership forum at Villanova

May 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

Alea Hudson, an 8th grade student at New Albany Middle School, will participate in the National Youth Leadership Forum: Explore STEM Alumni at Villanova University in July. The program is held to honor and inspire a select group of middle school students who have completed the National Youth Leadership Forum Explore [Continue Reading]

Overturned tractor-trailer truck blocks I-22 lane/UPDATED

May 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS – UPDATE – 6:00 PM 5/20/19: As of 6:00 PM this evening, the east bound lane of I-22 is reopened to traffic, following clean-up of a trailer-truck accident this morning. New Albany, MS – UPDATE – 12:55 PM 5/20/19:  Emergency personnel expect to finish clean-up at the site of [Continue Reading]

New Albany Next planning input sought from city residents

May 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS – The New Albany Next Plan Advisory Group has scheduled three area meetings to gather input from the public into plans for the city’s future. The advisory group was organized to help guide the plan process and has named the plan “New Albany Next”. The meetings will be held at 5:30 p.m. on [Continue Reading]

NAMS poetry contest winners announced

May 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany MS – Nine New Albany Middle School students were selected by Blue Mountain College as the local winners of the New Albany Garden Club sponsored poetry contest. 7th grade: Josie Campbell, Eva Aldridge, and Julianna Scott 6th grade: Jeb Bolen, Lucy King, Will Chism 8th grade: Julianne Littlejohn, [Continue Reading]
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