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July 2015

Britt Gulley and Paul Tate to perform at Biscuits & Jam Market

July 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Many artists have recorded tribute albums to Jimmie Rodgers, the Father of Country Music, but only one of those artists has been allowed to record his tribute with “the Singing Brakeman’s” own 1928 000-45 Martin guitar. Jimmie Rodgers, the Singing Brakeman That man, Britt Gulley, will be performing [Continue Reading]

New Albany receives improved fire protection rating

July 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

City officials have learned fire insurance protection rating for the City of New Albany has been lowered from a Class-6 to a Class-5.  A new fire insurance rating for the City of New Albany should mean savings on insurance costs for homeowners and businesses.  A city’s fire rating is one of several elements [Continue Reading]

“Going back to Baltimore” armed robbery

July 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

Deloiran Shields told New Albany police Monday morning, July 6th, that he was trying to get together the money to go back to Baltimore. His means of attempting to raise the money is likely to take him on a detour through the Mississippi Department of Corrections on his journey back to Maryland. Wearing a mask, Shields [Continue Reading]

Katherine Dye is Luncheon with Books author for July 21st

July 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

Katherine Dye will be the author for Luncheon with Books on Tuesday, July 21 at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library in New Albany. Ms Dye will discuss her book Life Changing ABC Scriptures with Stories. This book is a collection  of fictional short stories set her home town of New Albany. She also has a Bible verse for [Continue Reading]

City Beautification Committee Minutes, June 16, 2015

July 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

City Beautification June 16, 2015   Members present were Laura Dunnam, Jean Ashcraft, Sandy Shaddinger, Christy Livingston, and Vickie Duke.   Laura called the meeting to order.     Sign Project: An ordered has been placed for stops signs. As soon as they come in signs will be installed.   [Continue Reading]

New Albany keeps close eye on rainy weather’s effects

July 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

UPDATE: Weather effects By 5:30 PM on Friday evening, the rain having slacked off, there was no longer water on Main Street. Though heavy rains left behind swollen streams and isolated flooding, neither the Union County Sheriff’s office nor the New Albany Chief of Police reported any accidents or injuries due to [Continue Reading]

Union County Heritage Museum expansion underway

July 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS – About 50 people participated in a ground-breaking ceremony Thursday morning, July 2, for a major new addition to the Union County Heritage Museum. The event marks a major milestone for the project, which was first announced by the Union County Heritage Society in April 2011. The new structure of [Continue Reading]

Trent Lott: Change to the Bonnie Blue flag

July 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

As attention in our state turns (once again) to the state flag, a portion of which is the Confederate battle flag, voices are being raised over the topic of changing the Mississippi state flag. State Republican House Speaker Philip Gunn says the state flag has become “a point of offense that needs to be [Continue Reading]
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