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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]

Hot August Night was actually pretty cool

September 5, 2019 // 1 Comment

The Union County Heritage Museum’s first Hot August Night event drew a good crowd to enjoy a perfect summer night. With temperatures in the low 80s and practically no humidity, it was a rare pleasure in summertime Mississippi. The Blues Doctors entertain the Hot August Night crowd, with CLERANCE close behind [More]

Hot August Night event: a free evening of fun

August 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

Vintage cars, live music and more are part of the Hot August Nights event on Friday, August 30, 6:30 – 9 p.m. at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany. Car enthusiasts are invited to drive to the campus at the museum and park, enjoy the food and music. Cars need to arrive between 5:30 and 6. Classic Cars, [More]

High School Students Successful on ACT Career Readiness Assessment

January 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

One of the goals for the New Albany School District’s Strategic Plan is to “Prepare all students to be college and career ready”. For two years, the Career & Technical Center at New Albany High School (NAHS) has worked to help prepare students for the ACT WorkKeys assessment. This assessment helps measure [More]

Cindy Hyde-Smith: Don’t talk to news reporters

November 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

During the 1980s and early 1990s, I worked in Montgomery, Alabama for the two daily newspapers, the Alabama Journal and the Montgomery Advertiser. The publisher, the boss, was a guy named Doyle Harvill. While I was still working there, the always colorful Harvill resigned to accept the job of publisher of the Tampa [More]

IM&PC donates funds for defibrillator to Myrtle Attendance Center

November 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany MS, November 19, 2018 : The Internal Medicine and Pediatric Clinic of New Albany recently presented a check for $1495 to Myrtle Attendance Center to purchase an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). The AED will be housed in the school gym and will also be taken to athletic events away from the school. [More]

One hundred years ago today: end of the “War to End All Wars”

November 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

One hundred years ago today — at 11 am on Monday, November 11, 1918 — the “Great War,” World War I, ended in Europe. At “the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” the big artillery stopped firing in France. The big guns fired continually until 10:59:59. During his entire first [More]

Ingomar Mounds’ Day focuses on Mississippi’s ancient foragers

November 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

This year’s Ingomar Mounds’ Day event drew just the kind of day that makes you happy to live in Mississippi in November. A steady flow of visitors were able to enjoy an interesting event at their own pace. Pat Arinder from the Natchez Trace Interpretive Center explains some of the items on display. Native [More]

Presley: PSC Charges 11 More Telemarketers for No-Call Violations

November 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

Jackson, Mississippi (October 31, 2018) – For the second week in a row, the Public Service Commission has charged multiple telemarketers with no-call violations. Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley announced charges against 11 additional companies. The charges could result in a possible $1.7 million in [More]

City of New Albany’s 2018 Christmas Parade Date Set

October 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS, October, 2018 – The City of New Albany’s Community Development office has set a date for the 2018 Christmas Parade. “This year’s parade will be on Monday after the Thanksgiving Holidays, the 26th of November,” director Billye Jean Stroud announced. “We received suggestions for other [More]
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