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New Albany Main Street Announces 2019 Christmas Parade Theme

October 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

(New Albany, Miss., October, 2019) New Albany Main Street Association is excited to announce that LET IT SNOW is this year’s Christmas Parade. The five categories to be judged are business, civic, church, youth, and adult; each winner to receive a $100 prize. Guidelines and applications are available at the Main [More]

County Board 7OCT2019: Routine business

October 8, 2019 // 0 Comments

County Board 7OCT2019 : In its first meeting of the 2019-2020 fiscal year, the Union County Board of Supervisors transacted a variety of routine business. Routine business conducted by the Board on October 7, 2019 included: Allocating appropriations for the first quarter of the fiscal year including $539,360 for the [More]

Maxine Mroz Hunter to discuss her books about Union County

October 8, 2019 // 0 Comments

​Luncheon with Books at the Jennie Stephens Library in New Albany will be Tuesday, October 15. Maxine Mroz Hunter, a retired reporter for the “New Albany Gazette,” will return to discuss her three books with a setting in Union County Mississippi. A light lunch will be served beginning at 11:30 [More]

Baptist Union County hosts Community Health Fair

October 7, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MISS., October 2, 2019 – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County will host a free community health fair on Wednesday, Oct. 16 from 7 to 9 a.m. in the hospital’s front lobby. Offerings include free flu vaccines; body mass index assessments; blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood glucose screenings; and [More]

Heritage Pioneer Days 2019 draws over 1000 to museum

October 7, 2019 // 0 Comments

Over 1,000 people from Union and other Mississippi and Tennessee counties enjoyed Heritage Pioneer Days 2019 during the weekend at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany. Events planned over three days, Thursday – Saturday, Oct. 3 – 5, drew children and adults to practice hands-on skills from [More]

2019 Tallahatchie Riverfest Thoughts and Thanks From The Organizers

October 4, 2019 // 0 Comments

(New Albany, Miss, September 2019) From the 6:00 am Arts Market vendors setting up in Cooper Park to Tiki’s Sno Hut selling the last snow cone at 10:20 pm at the Riverview Stage, the best southern small town was busting with activity on Saturday’s final day of the 2019 Tallahatchie Riverfest. Riverfest organizers, [More]

Baptist Union County hosts free luncheon to heighten breast cancer awareness

October 3, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MISS., Sept. 26, 2019– Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County will host a free luncheon, open to the public, which aims to raise awareness of breast cancer and preventive care measures. The luncheon will take place at noon on October 9th, in the Hillcrest Baptist Church fellowship hall, located at 216 [More]

How much does a Mississippi legislative seat nomination cost?

October 2, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Hunter Fooshee In recent months, Union County has voted in primary and runoff elections to choose the next representatives and senator who will fill unoccupied seats in the Capitol. Through the accessible and public campaign finance records, has compiled some numbers for those interested in the modern [More]

Heritage Pioneer Days 2019: hands-on fun, learning

September 29, 2019 // 0 Comments

Heritage Pioneer Days 2019 are set for Oct. 3, 4, & 5 at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany. This event is an opportunity for visitors to experience history in hands-on ways such as grinding corn, doll making, churning butter, cross cut sawing and much more. It was hard work, but someone really had to [More]

New Albany and Union County are blessed with gardeners

September 25, 2019 // 0 Comments

The New Albany area is blessed with many civic minded gardeners. When you look around New Albany, the work of the local garden clubs and of the Union County Master Gardeners is always a beautiful part of the view.  These organizations are an integral part of keeping New Albany’s environment desirable. The [More]
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