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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 [More]

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, [More]

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 [More]

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 [More]

Voyles to represent New Albany in state pageant

May 3, 2019 // 0 Comments

By: Brittney Voyles:  Local Hometown Mother Mrs. Brittney Voyles of New Albany MS, age 32 wife of Mr.Brian Voyles, they have 2 children, who resident just a few miles outside of town in Ingomar,  they attend Covenant church of New Albany MS. Just a few weeks ago Mrs.Voyles hosted the Preliminary for Miss Tippah [More]

New Albany Main Street recreation survey underway

May 2, 2019 // 0 Comments

Dear Friends, The New Albany Main Street Association is partnering with the University of Mississippi to conduct a recreation needs assessment study. We want to invite you to participate in this recreation survey. Your responses will help us understand current recreation opportunities in New Albany and you and your [More]

Good response, many winners in Magnolia State Preliminary Pageant

April 25, 2019 // 0 Comments

BY:  Brittney Voyles, of New Albany. On Saturday April 13, 2019 I hosted my very first Magnolia State Preliminary Pageant at the American Legion post 72 location off fairgrounds Circle, Mr.Chris Shannon & Ray trinanes the head Directors drove in from Brandon MS, to emcee the Pageant and help me get my pageant [More]

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 [More]

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 [More]

Author who “gets” Mississippi featured at Faulkner Awards Luncheon

September 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

An outsider, an Englishman no less, who really “gets it” about Mississippi will speak at the annual Faulkner Literary Luncheon, Thursday, September 28. Richard Grant, author of the non-fiction best seller, Dispatches From Pluto, Lost and Found in the Mississippi Delta, is one of those rare individuals, [More]
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