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The Bankhead Bicycle Club is open for business

September 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

 The sign went up late last week, and tonight the Bankhead Bicycle Club opened for business. Although the opening was not heavily promoted, Frank Vainisi’s new restaurant at 108 West Bankhead did a brisk opening night business. We had supper, and it was one of the smoother first nights for a restaurant [More]

Summer road trip, girl style

August 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them ~ Jack Kerouac   You would have thought someone was dying or going overseas to fight a battle in hostile territory, but that was not the case. Not even close. Lilli, my six year old daughter, and I were going on a road trip. [More]

Five Fabulous Fall Festivals coming to our area

August 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

There are five fabulous fall festivals coming up in our area in September and October. They all feature a variety of fun and entertainment for all ages, including delicious food, good music and original works of art. Not to mention that they all take place in some of the South’s most beautiful and historic [More]

New Albany Saturday morning, lots happening after the storm

June 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Some guessed as high as seven or eight inches, but nobody seemed to know for certain how much it rained Friday night, June 19, 2015, in New Albany.  Most home rain gauges only hold five inches of water, and many of them were overflowing. A dramatic storm with pounding rain and strong, confused winds and plenty of [More]

TRY Properties breaks ground on New Albany planned community

June 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS – The sun was bright and the temperature stood at 86F degrees at an announcement and ground-breaking ceremony Wednesday morning, June 17, for a major new residential development in New Albany. Thirty people gathered to hear Terry R. Young, President of TRY Properties, describe what will be the [More]

Tanglefoot Trail designated part of National Trails System

June 4, 2015 // 1 Comment

Tanglefoot Trail, the 43.5 mile cycling and hiking trail that runs from downtown New Albany to Houston, Miss. has been designated a part of the National Trails System. The U.S. Department of the Interior and the National Park Service made the announcement today, June 4th,  in advance of National Trails Day this [More]

“Uniquely average” NAHS Class of 1960 to hold reunion

June 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

The New Albany High School, Class of 1960 will be meeting this weekend for its 55th reunion. There will  be a hospitality room at the Hampton Inn where class members can gather, and a social get-together at the home of a classmate on Friday evening. On Saturday, the class will get together for a bus tour of New [More]

Hello again, ‘Clerance’ old friend.

May 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

         Some things just work out so that everyone gets a piece of what they want. In politics, it’s called compromise; in city management it’s often called historic preservation and/or repurposing. In both cases, it arises from a commitment to doing what is best for the community being served.     [More]

Live @ Noon delivers music, food and shopping fun

May 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Saturday weather was kindly for the free Live @ Noon event held on the Tanglefoot Plaza in downtown New Albany, Saturday, May 16th. Because it looked like it could rain at any minute, musician and song writer Stephanie Jackson’s two hour performance was moved inside ACs Coffee Shop. But it didn’t rain. [More]

Belly dance may be “a gift uniquely suitable to you”

May 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

You have heard the call of the wild, something beyond your usual horizons is calling you. Belly dance doesn’t call every woman, so if it knocks on your door I believe it is trying to give you a gift uniquely suitable to you. ~ Shemiran Ibrahim, belly dancer   Belly dance came into my life, inadvertently, during [More]
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