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June 2016

New Albany High School Scholarship and Awards, 2016

June 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

The following awards and scholarships were presented at the Awards Ceremony held at New Albany High School on May 3.  University of Mississippi:  Yesenia Rivera, Kennedy Frain, Isaac Estrada, Christopher Watson, Rush Butler, Trace Thompson, Laura Suzanne Creekmore, Meghan Van, Lindsay Sappington, Katie Davis, [More]

With transparency in politics: still not “a dime’s worth of difference”

June 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

State Representative Margaret Rogers, a “galvanized” Republican,did not respond to numerous requests for comment on these issues. New Albany, MS– In a single generation Mississippi has gone from being a one-party state to, again, being a one-party state. Still a one-party state government That simple [More]

Baptist Union County earns ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center designation

June 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

  NEW ALBANY, MISS., June 29, 2016 – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County has been designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology. The ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center designation is a voluntary program that recognizes facilities that have committed to practicing safe, [More]

NAHS Envirothon Team does well at State competition

June 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS– Scores were close and competition was strong at the May 6 State Envirothon Competition at the FFA Center in Raymond. Although New Albany High School’s Envirothon team placed first overall in Aquatic Ecology, Oxford High School edged past New Albany’s strong competition to take first place [More]

New Albany High School Honor Roll

June 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

The following students have been on the honor roll for the first, second, and third nine weeks.   These students were formally recognized at the Awards Ceremony held on May 3, 2016 at New Albany High School:   MAYRA AGUIRRE, SANTIAGO AGUIRRE, ADALYN ALDRIDGE, EMONI ANDERSON, MASON ARMSTRONG, ALEX AUSTIN, CITLALY [More]

Union Co. Board of Supervisors’ meeting, June 27th

June 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Union County Board of Supervisors learned at their meeting on June 27, 2016, that county property values have increased because of new home construction. “New home construction last year and the year before was the most we have had in recent years,” Randy Dunnam, Union County Tax Collector and Assessor [More]

Career & Technical School recognizes outstanding students

June 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Outstanding Career & Technical students were recognized at the Awards Ceremony held at New Albany High School on May 3. Congratulations to these winning students: Outstanding Career & Technical Education Students 2015-2016 Automotive Services I-N’Shaun Cameron; Oral & Electronic Communications-Mary Day; [More]

When did they change the meaning of the word “transparency?”

June 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS– If you’re busy, here’s a brief summary of what follows: The Mississippi governor and legislative leaders have made “a right mess” of the state’s finances. Not only do they appear clueless about how to sort out the shambles they have wrought, they have also been [More]
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