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October 2016

NAHS hosted College Application Countdown day October 25th

October 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- New Albany High School hosted College Countdown Application Day on Tuesday, October 25. Five colleges and universities help NAHS seniors plan for college Seniors received assistance from college admissions counselors, school counselors, and other school staff to complete college applications.This was [More]

County supervisors hear NEMCC president, announce new meeting schedule

October 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- Although not on the agenda,an appearance by the president of Northeast Mississippi Community College (NEMCC) took about half the Monday meeting time of the county board. Ricky G. Ford, president of NEMCC, spoke to the Union County Board of Supervisors for about ten minutes Monday morning. Ford [More]

Opinion: Hillary Clinton makes me want to hurl…invectives

October 28, 2016 // 1 Comment

New Albany, MS- I began this response to Steve Patterson’s “Invective” opinion piece shortly after reading it–yes, every word of it, some parts more than once. Well, “pardon my French,” as they say. There is a well understood, often used invective, the exact one that kept running [More]

Cybersecurity awareness to be focus of Attorney General’s Office speaker

October 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- Internet crime is constantly taking place, and it often goes undetected. As technology continues to improve and play a greater role in our lives, criminals are also refining their skills online. Attorney General Jim Hood urges Mississippians, especially consumers and businesses, to continue to be [More]

Fire Chief reminds citizens to comply with burn ban, fire safety precautions

October 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS  – One wildfire-related fatality has been reported in Montgomery County. The Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC) would like to express our deepest condolences to those affected by the tragic incident On October 27, 2016, MFC wildland firefighters were called to suppress a wildfire.  It appears [More]

NAES fifth graders attend Career Day

October 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- Fifth Grade Career Day was held at New Albany Elementary School on Thursday, October 27. Rick Robbins shows off a floor plan and tells how it is used in construction. The purpose of the event was to bring career awareness to fifth graders so that they would have a better understanding of the wide [More]

Work on downtown New Albany bike trail connection nears completion

October 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- Work is nearing completion on a project in downtown New Albany that is converting an open storm sewer into an extended part of the Tanglefoot Trail. Workers for the Paul Smithey Construction Company of Tupelo had only about 80 more feet of concrete to pour as of late afternoon Thursday, October [More]

Letter travels the ocean for 50 years

October 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

Writing teacher, Clint Buffington, was in the right place at the right time to be part of an unusual story, 50 years in the making. For the full tale, see: A piece of the [More]

NAHS Launches School Service Project – INAYE Laundry

October 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- New Albany High School (NAHS) launched a new school service project on October 13.  “INAYE Laundry” is a program that will provide students access to clean laundry.  A teacher from NAHS was inspired when she learned of a program that was started last year by the Whirlpool Corporation. Last [More]
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