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MDOT changes Tupelo Roadeo date due to weather concerns

April 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

DATE CHANGE: MDOT to hold Annual Equipment Operators Roadeo April 17 in Tupelo WHO: The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT). WHAT: The 2019 MDOT Equipment Operators Roadeo season continues on April 17 in Tupelo with the District 1 Roadeo. Roadeos showcase MDOT’s skilled maintenance workforce as they [Continue Reading]

Quick response of NAFD minimizes damages to residence

April 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany Fire/Rescue, on Thursday April 11, at 6 pm, answered a call for a “fully involved” house fire at 110 Garfield street. The first arriving truck was on the scene in under 2 minutes from the time we received the call, and crews reported only smoke showing from a window. The crew forced entry on the [Continue Reading]

Free beginner ballroom dance lessons offered in New Albany

April 9, 2019 // 0 Comments

Free beginner ballroom dance lessons are available every Monday evening at 6:30 p.m. in downtown New Albany. Lessons are given at the Henderson Building, one of downtown New Albany’s historic structures, which was finished in 1917. The lessons are sponsored by the USA Dance Northeast Mississippi Chapter. Free [Continue Reading]

NAES students begin thinking about careers

December 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

First Grade Career Tours On Friday, November 30th, first grade students from New Albany Elementary School visited the New Albany School of Career & Technical Education. This field trip provided an opportunity for them to gain more awareness about potential careers by rotating through ten career stations. Students [Continue Reading]

NALGW is working to keep the power on year round

December 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

Workmen for New Albany Lights, Gas and Water (NALGW) are getting New Albany ready for winter. Among the hazards of winter at this latitude are ice storms, often accompanied by electrical power failures. While we rarely receive significant snow falls at 34 degrees north latitude, ice storms are a greater threat here [Continue Reading]

Northeast’s Lil’ Dribblers Youth Camp returns for 6th year

October 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

BOONEVILLE, Miss. – Children gearing up for local basketball leagues can begin preparations for their upcoming season by refining their skills at Northeast Mississippi Community College. The men’s basketball program at Northeast will host its sixth annual Lil’ Dribblers youth camp during the first month of [Continue Reading]

Museum workshop to teach Japanese art of making Temari thread ball

October 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

The ancient Japanese art of Temari Thread Ball will be demonstrated in a class set Monday, Oct. 22 at 2 p.m. at the Union County Heritage Museum. The teacher is Peggy Russell from Myrtle, who has made more than 200 of these intricately crafted thread balls. There is a current exhibit of a number of Russell’s temari [Continue Reading]

MPartner Business Forum Webinar: Spotlight on Local Business Owners

October 14, 2018 // 0 Comments

(New Albany, MS, October, 2018) The M Partner Initiative, in conjunction with the McLean Institute for Public Service and Community Engagement and Insight Park at the University of Mississippi, as well as the Mississippi Development Authority will be in New Albany to host an M Partner-Business Forum Webinar on [Continue Reading]
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