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March 2015

Legislative Appropriation May Make Permanent Amphitheater Possible

March 31, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Mississippi legislature has appropriated money for a $175,000 grant to the City of New Albany for improvements in recreational facilities. State Representative Margaret Rogers said that the state budget item she proposed had passed both houses and gone to the governor for his signature, City of New Albany [More]

New Albany Tourism Partners with Legends Magazine for new Visitors Guide

March 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MS – Tourism officials in New Albany are teaming up with LEGENDS magazine, an award-winning travel and tourism statewide magazine to produce an official tourism guide for the city. The new guide, titled “Get to Know New Albany”, will be published twice yearly and be distributed at the [More]

People in the Spotlight

March 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

Paulette Cossitt, Susan Feather and Gloria Cooper were photographed Thursday, March 19, at the Union County Heritage Museum on Cleveland St. They were there for a meeting of the New Albany Garden Club. Besides its own busy schedule of programs, The Union County Heritage Museum is the venue for many other local civic [More]

Schools in the Spotlight 2015

March 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

New Albany High School presented an ACT 30+ Club t-shirt to Rider Red on Tuesday, March 24 for his recent success on the ACT. Students who have a composite or subscore of 30 or more on their recent ACT are inducted into the club. Eighty-four students have become members of the ACT 30+ Club since its creation in the [More]

New Albany’s TV99 Changes Ownership

March 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MS – Proteus Media is proud to announce its recent purchase of TV99, New Albany’s community television station. Broadcasting on Channel 99 on the MaxxSouth Broadband system (formerly Metrocast), TV99 serves New Albany and Union County, Prentiss County, portions of Lee County, and Marshall County. [More]

New Albany Middle School Students Visit Northeast Community College

March 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

Students in the 21st Century Community Learning Center After-School Program at New Albany Middle School visited the Northeast Mississippi Community College-New Albany Branch on Monday, March 2.  David Goode, Director of the New Albany Branch and Louis Sacran, Counselor from the Booneville Campus presented a Dropout [More]

New Albany to Bring Back an Expanded Freedom Fest Celebration

March 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MS – New Albany will have a new event this summer with the reintroduction of the New Albany Freedom Fest which will be held at Park Along the River in Downtown New Albany on Saturday, June 27th. After a hiatus of a couple of years, New Albany Tourism and other community groups like the Pilot Club and [More]

Union County Republican Women Host Congressional Candidates

March 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

     Nine of the 13 First District Congressional candidates for the May 12th election to fill that vacant seat spoke Monday night, March 23, in New Albany. Two other candidates did not attend but sent representatives to speak for them.      The Union County Republican Women’s Club was the host for the [More]

NAHS Names Star Student and Star Teacher

March 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Kristen Olson has been named as a STAR (Student-Teacher Achievement Recognition) Student for the 2014-2015 school year by the Mississippi Economic Council’s M. B. Swayze Educational Foundation, sponsor of the STAR program. The New Albany High School senior will be honored during the annual Education Celebration on [More]
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