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2019 Ecru Peach Festival a big success 

June 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

The second annual Ecru Peach Festival Saturday, June 15, was a big success with good attendance, great fun and  perfect mild weather with low humidity. It was the place to be Saturday and Saturday night. Visitors from around North Mississippi and a few from nearby states made the small former railroad town at the [Continue Reading]

Mosley, West garner UCDA awards, MS & Union County discussed

June 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS – Union County discussed, awards given at UCDA banquet. The speaker at Monday night’s annual Union County Development Association (UCDA) banquet gave a vivid, fact-based description of the opportunities — and hazards — Union County faces. Good and bad in Union County Meridian [Continue Reading]

NAPD tracked and arrested ring of “outdoor thieves”

June 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS – Alleged outdoor thieves arrested by New Albany Police Department On Friday June 7th, 2019 The New Albany Police Dept. received a theft report from Walton’s Greenhouse at 690 West Bankhead St. New Albany, Ms. They reported several items being taken from the business. Upon further [Continue Reading]

‘Pennebaker Memorial Highway’ dedicated in Union County

June 7, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS – A section of State Route 15 North in Union County is now known as the “John David Pennebaker Memorial Highway” after officials held a dedication ceremony today. Pennebaker served as state representative for 17 years, mayor of New Albany for two terms, briefly as chancery clerk for Union [Continue Reading]

City Board 4JUN2019: Curtains for the Cine

June 5, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany MS – New Albany city board 4JUN2019 Curtains for the Cine: At its regular first-Tuesday-of-the-month meeting, the New Albany Board of Aldermen reached an impasse over buying new curtains for the Cine Theatre at the Magnolia Civic Center. Phil Nanney asked the board for permission to spend $31,825 to [Continue Reading]

Union County board 3June 2019: Help for Medicare members

June 4, 2019 // 0 Comments

Union County, MS – Board of Supervisors, June 3 2019, Medicare assistance: The Union County Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted a plan to help save money for Union County Medicare enrollees. Randy Kelly, executive director of Three Rivers Planning and Development District, told the supervisors about the [Continue Reading]

Planning meetings discuss New Albany Next suggestions

June 3, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany, Miss., June, 2019 – New Albany’s Community Development Director, Billye Jean Stroud, was pleased with the number of participants attending three recent New Albany Next planning meetings. “New Albany Next is a great opportunity for everyone in our community to share ideas and help create a plan to [Continue Reading]

Union County Historical Society 2019 meeting

May 30, 2019 // 2 Comments

The members of the Union County Historical Society held their annual meeting Thursday, May 30, at the First United Methodist Church in New Albany. Speaker for the event was Greg Johnson, curator of the Blues Archives at the University of Mississippi. Johnson described the work of the Blues Archives for the audience.  [Continue Reading]

Mississippi establishes Pennebaker Memorial Highway

May 29, 2019 // 1 Comment

New Albany MS – Pennebaker Memorial Highway dedication June 7 WHO: Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert, Rep. Margaret Rogers, Judge Michael Mills. WHAT: Tagert and other speakers will give remarks during the John D. Pennebaker Memorial Highway Dedication. The event is open to the public. WHERE: The [Continue Reading]
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