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Museum offers free Preservation Workshop, May 8-10

April 30, 2019 // 0 Comments

Preservation workshop: Want to tackle that daunting rehab project but not sure where to begin? Join the Mississippi Heritage Trust and instructors Mike Grote and Jonathan Leit with Alembic Community Development of New Orleans to learn about the fundamental principles of historic preservation and real estate finance. [Continue Reading]

Union County High School art exhibit to open at museum

April 25, 2019 // 0 Comments

The opening of the annual Union County High School Art Exhibit will be Monday, April 29, 5- 7 p.m. at the Union County Heritage Museum. Work from Myrtle, Ingomar, West Union and East Union High Schools will be shown at this event. Awards will be given for winning pieces at the exhibit opening. The exhibit is free and [Continue Reading]

League of the South demonstration in New Albany Easter weekend

April 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

Representatives from the “League of the South,” (LOS) a “neo-Confederate” organization based in Killen, (Muscle Shoals), Alabama, held a demonstration Saturday morning in New Albany. Carrying Confederate battle flags, displaying small banners, and handing out printed material to those who would [Continue Reading]

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]

Community Tree Lighting, November 29th in downtown New Albany

November 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany MS: The Third Annual Tree Lighting at Cooper Park is the last in a series of community-based events hosted by the New Albany Main Street Association throughout 2018. Two fifth grade students, Carly Pegues (New Albany Elementary School) and Roxie Roberson (East Union Attendance Center) will have the honor of [Continue Reading]

Count Eeflac at Tanglefoot Trailhead Plaza

October 25, 2018 // 0 Comments

Count Eeflac will be at the Tanglefoot Trailhead Plaza in New Albany starting around 5:30PM on Saturday, Oct. 27th. He will be giving away some treats (but watch out for the tricks)! If you haven’t met the Count, come on out — he will be signing autographs. He is the horror host on Hill Country Network on [Continue Reading]

New Albany Main Street Association Third Annual Tree Lighting

October 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany, Miss., October, 2018: New Albany’s third annual Tree Lighting is set for Thursday, Nov. 29. The event will kick off with the lighting of the tree at 6 pm at Cooper Park and be followed with live music from local school and church groups. There will be a hot cocoa station, visits with Santa Claus at the [Continue Reading]

Enjoy the fun on Blue Springs Day, October 27

October 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

Blue Springs Day will take place on October 27. It’s going to be so much fun! Every year an organization that has done a lot for our state, our county, our community, our town is chosen to partner with our event! This year partial proceeds from Blue Springs Day will go to Wives of Warriors!! Wives of Warriors will [Continue Reading]

Race and Case were Saturday’s big 2018 Riverfest draws

September 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

BNA Bank River Run Under a fog alert from the weather service, 2018 Riverfest racers of all ages and abilities began to congregate in the vicinity of the BNA Bank River Run course early Saturday morning. There were three races to choose from, a kids’ race (accompanied by adult), a 1 mile race for 12 and under [Continue Reading]

Organizers announce Riverfest venue changes for some events

September 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

The New Albany Main Street Association announced location changes Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 26, of several of this year’s Tallahatchie Riverfest activities. Main Street had previously announced that several events would be held on the lawn of the Union County Courthouse. However, those events could not be [Continue Reading]
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