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College and Career Night aids career decisions

September 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

The New Albany/Union County College & Career Night will be held Monday, September 23, from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. in the New Albany High School Career and Technical Center. Local business and industry representatives, college admission counselors, and armed forces representatives will be available to help students [More]

“Robert Johnson at the Crossroads” Sept. 19 Museum Moments

September 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

September Museum Moments at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany will feature slide guitarist Wendy Garrison offering “Robert Johnson at the Crossroads” at noon on September 19. She will be joined by storyteller Rebecca Jernigan to retell the famous legend of the great Mississippi bluesman who sells his [More]

“I QUIT!” 2019-2020 City Budget: News and Commentary

September 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS: For the first time the annual budget for the City of New Albany has gone over $7-million. Creating a 2019-2020 city budget for New Albany has drawn more interest – some of it chaotic and tardy and not all of it happy – than in many years. 2019-2020 City Budget problems from the “get-go” [More]

William Ezra Bell, 84

September 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

William Ezra Bell June 6, 1935 – September 13, 2019   Bill Bell New Albany-William “Bill” Ezra Bell, 84, passed away Friday, September 13,2019 at NMMC in Tupelo. He was born June 6,1935 in Union County to the late Henry Ezra and Fonnie Mae Mize Bell. He was a member of Glenfield Baptist Church, and [More]

NAMS students can check out Wi-Fi Hotspots

September 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

The New Albany Middle School (NAMS) Library has a new resource in circulation. Students are now able to check out hotspots to help them complete assignments that are technology based. A hotspot allows people to obtain Internet access using Wi-Fi technology via a wireless local area network using a router connected to [More]

NAHS ACT 30 Club adds Shana Whitten

September 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany High School presented an ACT 30+ Club t-shirt to Shana Whitten on August 16 for her recent success on the ACT. Students who have a composite or subscore of 30 or more on their recent ACT are inducted into the club. More than 165 students have become members of the ACT 30+ Club since its creation in the fall [More]

Mason to be exchange student in Spain

September 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

Robert Mason, a junior at New Albany High School, will be an exchange student in Madrid, Spain this semester. He will spend 4.5 months studying in this exciting program at Joyfe Colegio, a college prep school. He will return to NAHS for the Spring 2020 semester. Melanie Shannon Public Relations New Albany Schools [More]

2019 Tallahatchie Riverfest: events and performers

September 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

The 2019 Tallahatchie Riverfest is around the corner, and its committee has been busy planning a weekend of fun. Thursday, September 26th kicks off with the Union County Heritage Museum’s Faulkner Literary Luncheon. This year’s guest speaker is Joe Crespino, historian and author of ATTICUS FINCH. Later, the New [More]

New Albany aldermen rescind mayor’s raise for the coming year

September 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany Mayor Tim Kent will not be getting a salary raise during the 2019-2020 fiscal year. Although the board voted at its Tuesday, Sept. 10 meeting, to give the mayor the same three percent raise most city employees will enjoy during the coming year, it reversed that decision today (Thursday, Sept. 12). On a [More]

Patriot Day observed in New Albany

September 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

Patriot Day was observed in New Albany on the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 Muslim terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people. In a noon ceremony at the Magnolia Civic Center in downtown New Albany, American Legion Potter-Henry-Lowrey Post 72 honored those killed on 9-11. The event also honored [More]
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