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July 2016

Paul Tate Trio first to perform on completed Riverview Stage

July 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

It was appropriate that Paul Tate and his trio were the first musicians to perform on the completed Riverview Stage in New Albany’s Park-Along-The-River. The Paul Tate Trio were the first musicians to play under the sails on the Riverfront Stage. The new “sail” top of the stage was installed just two [More]

Baptist Healthplex to change owners August 1st.

July 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MS- Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County has announced that the Baptist HealthPlex will transition to a new owner effective August 1, 2016. Flex Fitness, LLP will take over operations as of 12:01 a.m., August 1, 2016. Their long- term goal is to make enhancements to the facility, and make the transition [More]

Riverview Stage nears completion

July 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- Workmen installed the last major feature of the Riverview Stage at New Albany’s Park-Along-the-River, Thursday, July 28th. Four large “sails,” were installed, connected to six one-foot-diameter steel columns with cables and turnbuckles. The “sails” shade the stage and are [More]

Barred owl breaks both wings, then catches a break

July 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

This poor owl broke both wings when it flew into a moving auto. It is amazing what caring people can accomplish. Follow the links to learn about the end of his story. See: Beamer catches a break.   [More]

New Martintown Road bridge to open ahead of schedule

July 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

The new bridge that carries Martintown Road over the Little Tallahatchie River will be officially open tomorrow, Thursday, July 28. Traffic across the old bridge was stopped when demolition work on it began Wednesday, March 9, 2016. Workmen finished grading Wednesday on the downstream side of the new bridge that [More]

Baptist Union County welcomes new physician

July 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MISS., July 25, 2016 – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County recently announced the addition of J. Matthew Rhinewalt, M.D. to its medical staff. Rhinewalt is a double board-certified physician, specializing in internal medicine and pediatrics. A native of Columbus, Miss., Rhinewalt graduated magna cum [More]

Expansion, renovations on county library under consideration

July 26, 2016 // 1 Comment

New Albany, MS- A meeting Monday morning at the Union County Public Library may foretell improvements to that facility. Librarian Kay Sappington and J. Lynn West, the president of the library board, met with Debbie Wilbanks Cherry, AIA, an architect with A2H Engineers and Architects of Oxford. They were considering [More]

Tallahatchie River Players Youth to perform Disney music

July 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

Broadway JR – July 29-31, 2016   Tallahatchie River Players Youth present “Broadway Jr, Dazzled by the music of Walt Disney” July 29 at 7pm; July 30 at 2pm, July 31 at 2pm. The show will be held at the historic Cine’ theater in downtown New Albany, MS. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for 12 and under. A [More]

County supervisors reject all bids for bridge on County Road 137

July 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Union County Board of Supervisors rejected all bids received last week for construction of a new bridge crossing Cane Creek on County Road 137. All seven bids opened at the board’s July 18th meeting were well above the engineer’s estimated cost of $214,634. The lowest bid was by Buddy Ayers [More]
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