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Ballroom Dance has come to New Albany!

June 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

Northeast Mississippi Chapter #6125 New Albany   Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.” – Oprah Winfrey   SUMMER SPECIAL JULY-AUGUST-SEPTEMBER  Any dancer who has not attended one of our monthly dances will be admitted free!   FREE Weekly [Continue Reading]

Ecru Peach Festival–Saturday June 15!

June 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

Ecru, Mississippi, located at the Union-Pontotoc County line will have its annual Peach Festival tomorrow, Saturday, June 15, 2019. The 2019 Ecru Peach Festival events start at 8 a.m. and go until 10 p.m. Last year was the first Ecru Peach Festival, and it was a big success. There will be a plenty of great food, [Continue Reading]

June 2019 Beautification award winners named

June 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS – The home of Thurman and Annette Coleman at 406 Oak Street in New Albany has been selected for the Beautification Award for the second quarter of 2019. Thurman Coleman said Harbin Nesbit helps him keep the yard looking good. The New Albany Sustainability Committee makes the selection of the home [Continue Reading]

NAES teacher honored by Univ. of Mississippi

June 6, 2019 // 0 Comments

Angela Victory, a fifth grade teacher at New Albany Elementary School, was recently honored in a formal ceremony at the University of Mississippi as a member of the School of Education’s 2019 Practitioner of Distinction class. NAES teacher, Angela Victory, honored by University of MS Since the creation of the award [Continue Reading]

Baptist Union County Safety Officer receives certification

June 4, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MISS., – Don Shaffer, Lead Clinical Engineering Technician and Safety Officer at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County,  recently earned certification as a Certified Healthcare Emergency Professional (CHEP) by the International Board for Certification of Safety Managers. Shaffer attended training at [Continue Reading]

Attempted suicide prevented at Union County jail

June 1, 2019 // 0 Comments

Union County MS – An attempted suicide Saturday, June 1, at the Union County jail was prevented by an alert sheriff’s department detention officer. Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards said, “An inmate attempted to hang himself, but a detention officer caught him in time and he is fine.” The [Continue Reading]

Lesley brings home the bacon from State of Region meeting

May 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany MS – Thanks to Joann Lesley, New Albany and Union County took honors for having the most representation at the CREATE Foundation’s State of the Region meeting Tuesday morning in Tupelo. As she has in several previous years, Joanne Lesley of the Union County Development Association (UCDA) worked [Continue Reading]

2019 Pedaling for Hope art winner announced

May 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany Middle School 8th grade art student, Abby Laney, was selected as the winning artist for the 2019 Pedaling for Hope on the Tanglefoot Trail bike ride. The bike ride, scheduled for Saturday, June 29th is hosted by New Albany’s Main Street Association and Tupelo’s Regional Rehabilitation Center. Abby’s [Continue Reading]

Baptist Union County receives 2019 Leapfrog ‘A’ Safety Rating

May 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MS – May 17, 2019 – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County has been awarded an ‘A’ patient safety rating in the spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score. Leapfrog is a national patient safety watchdog group. The safety score is calculated based on several core measures, including safe [Continue Reading]

Baptist Union County selects Service First Champion

May 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, Miss.,– Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County recently announced Anita Collins, RN, has been named Service First Champion for the quarter. Collins is a nurse in the Intensive Care/Stepdown Unit and has been a part of the Baptist team for ten years. Service First Champions are individuals who [Continue Reading]
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