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February 2017

Union County taxpayers save big money on county employee health insurance

February 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- During the coming year Union County taxpayers will spend $260,198 less for health insurance coverage for county employees than they paid during the last 12 months. It was the first time in at least a dozen years that the county board invited bids on its employee group health insurance from more than [More]

Moving Forward, Giving Back event to be March 2nd

February 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Performance of the second annual Moving Forward, Giving Back production will be Thursday March 2. The event is held in celebration of the life of Mrs. Tamara Waldrop (1968-2014).  Tamara Waldrop was a former New Albany High School teacher. Though she struggled with kidney disease from an early age, she never gave up [More]

Melody Louise Coward, 28

February 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Melody Coward (June 5, 1988 – February 25, 2017) Melody Louise Coward, born June 5, 1988 (28), passed away in her sleep on Saturday February 25. Melody had a passion for music and her favorite bands were The Beatles and The Spunk Monkees. She loved sports and frequently watched football, baseball, and basketball [More]

Alexandria “Alee” Peyton Thomas, 18

February 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Alexandria “Alee” Peyton Thomas (September 3, 1998 – February 25, 2017) “Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, nor has it entered into the heart of man the things which God has prepared for those who love Him.” 1 Cor. 2:9. Today this scripture has become real for our Alee. Alexandria Peyton “Alee” [More]

NAMS students celebrated Random Acts of Kindness Week

February 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

The 6th Grade accelerated math classes at New Albany Middle School celebrated Random Acts of Kindness Week with several projects. NAMS 6th graders celebrate Randon Acts of Kindness Week. On Monday, February 13, the math classes treated the cafeteria workers to breakfast. Students set the table and served the [More]

2A Armaments gun shop opens in downtown New Albany

February 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- About twenty people including public officials, representatives of civic organizations, and downtown business people celebrated the opening of 2A Armaments gun shop, a new downtown retail business on Friday, Feb. 17. Adam Hardy and Ray Hudson observed the grand opening of their new gun shop at 107 [More]

Guest Opinion: New Albany’s recent leadership has accomplished much

February 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

Guest Opinion by Terry R. Young Terry R. Young is a New Albany builder and developer. The thoughts expressed here are his own and we do not necessarily endorse them. However, we do encourage all citizens to be informed about their government’s actions and to participate in every way possible. It is the right of [More]

The Snowflake Ball: making memories and supporting good causes

February 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany’s First Baptist Church was the place to be on Saturday February 25th, as the Pilot Club of New Albany hosted its seventh annual Snowflake Ball.  Girls aged four through  sixth grade got to dress up like princesses and spend the evening with their lucky fathers, grandfathers, brothers, uncles, [More]

Terry Montgomery, 68

February 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Terry Grant Montgomery, 68, died Friday, February 24 at St. Dominics Hospital in Jackson. He was born March 16, 1948 in Ripley, MS to C.D. and Ineva Montgomery. He was of the Church of Christ faith and member of Meadowbrook Church of Christ in Jackson. Terry graduated high school in 1967 from Council School Manhattan [More]

Paul Littlejohn, 39

February 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Paul Michael Littlejohn Paul Michael Littlejohn, 39, died Thursday, February 23, 2017 at Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi in Oxford. He was born March 11, 1977 in Memphis, TN to Eldridge Littlejohn and Cheran Spence Littlejohn. He was a graduate of W.P Daniel High School in New Albany, had a Bachelor’s of [More]
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