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Hawk temporarily closes New Albany Walmart

January 3, 2019 // 0 Comments

Business at the New Albany location of the world’s largest retailer was closed down Wednesday afternoon by an invader that weighed less than four pounds. Numerous public safety officers in at least six official vehicles responded to the threat at the Walmart store on the west side of Interstate 22. Walmart [More]

Walmart Truck Drivers Raise $1,000 for New Albany High School

October 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

The New Albany transportation office has chosen New Albany High School to receive a $1,000 Walmart donation as part of Walmart’s commitment to education. Private Fleet truck drivers for Walmart – already among the safest drivers in the country – drove extra carefully during the week from July 22 [More]

New Albany threats being investigated by Tippah Sheriff

May 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

Update, Sunday evening, May 17th, The search for those responsible for making at least two telephoned  threats to two New Albany businesses Thursday has been narrowed to one Tippah County family. The telephoned threat of an AK-47 attack on the New Albany McDonalds came mid afternoon Thursday, May 15. The threat of a [More]

Investigation of bomb threat, hoax calls is progressing

May 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

May 15, 2015  4:15 PM By early afternoon today, New Albany lawmen had recovered a cell telephone used to make several malicious “prank” threats yesterday evening, Thursday, May 14th. New Albany Police Chief Chris Robertson told his department started receiving calls from the mobile phone [More]

Walmart back in business quickly after bomb threat (UPDATE)

May 14, 2015 // 2 Comments

  8:15 PM Update: Assistant New Albany Police Chief Clay Keener told that the telephoned bomb threat to Walmart was called in directly to the New Albany Police headquarters, not through the 911 Emergency line. New Albany Police Department contacted the Walmart security office at the store and the [More]