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New Albany and Ripley tell “A Tale of Two Fa(u)lkners”

August 23, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS, August 2019- New Albany and Ripley will combine to tell the Tale of Two Fa(u)lkners, during Riverfest weekend. William Faulkner was born on September 25, 1897, on Jefferson Street in New Albany, Mississippi. The 1949 Nobel Prize for Literature, 1955 and 1963 Pulitzer Prizes for Fiction, and the 1951 [More]

Main Street calls for 2019 Riverfest arts entries

August 4, 2019 // 0 Comments

August 4, 2019-New Albany MS:  New Albany Main Street Association is calling for entries for the 2019 Tallahatchie Riverfest’s ARTS MARKET and Marketplace. The venues will be held on Saturday, September 28th. Artists, makers, creators, and vendors of all sorts are welcome to stop by the Main Street office, 135 E. [More]

2019 Tallahatchie Riverfest seeks artists and vendors

July 24, 2019 // 0 Comments

Calling all artists, makers, and vendors of all sorts! The Tallahatchie Riverfest Committee is now accepting applications for the 2019 Arts Market & Marketplace. Applications can be found online at https://www.newalbanymainstreet.com/tallahatchie-riverfest or by emailing a request for one at [More]

Organizers solicit public input for 2019 Tallahatchie Riverfest

October 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

The New Albany Main Street & Community Development offices will be open late on Monday, October 22 and Thursday, October 25 to anyone who would like to share their planning ideas for the 2019 Tallahatchie Riverfest. These two evenings will be “come and go.” If you are unable to attend either of these [More]

City Board 2 Oct. 2018: natural gas service, water & sewers, welcome center

October 4, 2018 // 1 Comment

The New Albany Board of Aldermen has approved the sale of revenue bonds to finance expanding city natural gas service into rural areas west of the city. The decision came at the board’s Tuesday evening, Oct. 2 meeting. Expansion of natural gas service City officials and the Mississippi Public Service Commission [More]

Friday’s special Faulkner events at the Tallahatchie Riverfest

September 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- Friday September 28, the first day of New Albany’s annual Tallahatchie Riverfest, held two special  William Faulkner events that honor the famous author.  The annual Faulkner Literary Fest has been underway for the past several weeks. The end of the festival is timed to commemorate [More]

Organizers announce Riverfest venue changes for some events

September 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

The New Albany Main Street Association announced location changes Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 26, of several of this year’s Tallahatchie Riverfest activities. Main Street had previously announced that several events would be held on the lawn of the Union County Courthouse. However, those events could not be [More]

Tallahatchie Riverfest schedule of events, September 28-29

September 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

Friday September 28th at Tallahatchie Riverfest Friday’s schedule includes two highlights of the on-going William Faulkner Literary Fest, as well as a free night of Blues.  See Friday schedule below for details provided by organizers. The annual Faulkner Literary Competition Awards Luncheon will be at the First [More]

Riverfest Hoopfest entry deadline drawing near

September 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Tallahatchie Riverfest Committee is excited to announce that Perkins Dental of New Albany is sponsoring the 2018 HOOPFEST! The event will take place on Saturday, September 29th on Camp Street, alongside the Union County Courthouse, beginning at 10am. Sign up forms are available at New Albany and Union County [More]

Union Co. Literacy Council to have Riverfest raffle fundraiser

September 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Union County Literacy Council is raffling off tickets to raise funds to benefit the program. Tickets are $5.00 each and will be sold before the Riverfest and during the Riverfest, which will be held on Saturday, September 29. During Riverfest, the Literacy Council tent will be located at slot # 27. There will be [More]
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