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College and Career Night aids career decisions

September 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

The New Albany/Union County College & Career Night will be held Monday, September 23, from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. in the New Albany High School Career and Technical Center. Local business and industry representatives, college admission counselors, and armed forces representatives will be available to help students [More]

“Robert Johnson at the Crossroads” Sept. 19 Museum Moments

September 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

September Museum Moments at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany will feature slide guitarist Wendy Garrison offering “Robert Johnson at the Crossroads” at noon on September 19. She will be joined by storyteller Rebecca Jernigan to retell the famous legend of the great Mississippi bluesman who sells his [More]

“I QUIT!” 2019-2020 City Budget: News and Commentary

September 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS: For the first time the annual budget for the City of New Albany has gone over $7-million. Creating a 2019-2020 city budget for New Albany has drawn more interest – some of it chaotic and tardy and not all of it happy – than in many years. 2019-2020 City Budget problems from the “get-go” [More]

NAMS students can check out Wi-Fi Hotspots

September 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

The New Albany Middle School (NAMS) Library has a new resource in circulation. Students are now able to check out hotspots to help them complete assignments that are technology based. A hotspot allows people to obtain Internet access using Wi-Fi technology via a wireless local area network using a router connected to [More]

2019 Tallahatchie Riverfest: events and performers

September 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

The 2019 Tallahatchie Riverfest is around the corner, and its committee has been busy planning a weekend of fun. Thursday, September 26th kicks off with the Union County Heritage Museum’s Faulkner Literary Luncheon. This year’s guest speaker is Joe Crespino, historian and author of ATTICUS FINCH. Later, the New [More]

Steve Patterson: The Evil in us all

September 13, 2019 // 2 Comments

Have you seen Evil lately? Do you know where it lives? How big it is? Is it educated or illiterate, rich or poor, gregarious or bashful? Is it Muslin, Christian, or Jew? Is it hideously ugly or stunningly beautiful? What color is Evil? Is evil something we are, or something we do, or something we do not do? Isolated [More]

New Albany aldermen rescind mayor’s raise for the coming year

September 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany Mayor Tim Kent will not be getting a salary raise during the 2019-2020 fiscal year. Although the board voted at its Tuesday, Sept. 10 meeting, to give the mayor the same three percent raise most city employees will enjoy during the coming year, it reversed that decision today (Thursday, Sept. 12). On a [More]

Patriot Day observed in New Albany

September 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

Patriot Day was observed in New Albany on the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 Muslim terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people. In a noon ceremony at the Magnolia Civic Center in downtown New Albany, American Legion Potter-Henry-Lowrey Post 72 honored those killed on 9-11. The event also honored [More]

Vehicle struck a house on Shady Grove Road

September 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

A woman was injured about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday evening, September 11, when a motor vehicle struck a house on Shady Grove Road in New Albany. A motorist apparently lost control of a yellow pickup truck in the 800 block of Shady Grove. The rear of the truck struck the front door of the dwelling. The driver lost control [More]

Free seniors health fair and workshop offered

September 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

There will be a free health fair and info workshop for senior citizens and their families. Three Rivers Area Agency on Aging, North Mississippi Rural Legal Services, and Ms. Annie Erby with Magnolia Recreation and Resource Center have all partnered together to organize this event. The event will be held Wednesday, [More]
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