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WordPress 5.0 anxiety seen in many website owners

December 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

There is a good deal of WordPress 5.0 anxiety apparent on the internet these days. We are not immune.’s website has been in operation for over three years, operating on a WordPress platform. WordPress operates about 75 million sites world-wide, which is about 44% of the total sites on the web. On [Continue Reading]

Mattox named 2018 Grand Marshall of Christmas Parade

November 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany, Mississippi, November, 2018-The 2018 Christmas Parade is less than a week away. The office of Community Development has received several applications and is expecting a nice turn out. The Northeast Community College Marching Band will be performing in this year’s parade. The parade will begin at 6pm [Continue Reading]

Reasons to Choose Windham TV & Appliance

October 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

Special to REASONS TO CHOOSE WINDHAM TV & APPLIANCE Windham TV & Appliance has been serving Union County and the surrounding area for 46 years. Herman and Dorothy Windham founded the business in 1972 and have been the owner-operators ever since. It’s their business to know everything about [Continue Reading]

Main Street to host M PARTNER webinar at the museum

October 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

Wednesday, October 17th, New Albany Main Street will host MPARTNER* and Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) at a business forum webinar that will take place at the Heritage Museum. The M PARTNER webinar will be centered around highlighting two business owners in New Albany and allowing them to tell their story of [Continue Reading]

Local motorcyclist killed in accident near Toyota plant

October 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

A man was killed Friday October 5th, in a collision between a motorcycle and an automobile in rural eastern Union County. The collision occurred shortly after 5 pm. Killed was Michael John Foreman, age 33, a Union County resident. He was the motorcyclist. The accident occurred on Magnolia Way, the access road at the [Continue Reading]

Mary Lou Baker Butler, 83

October 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

Mary Lou Baker Butler November 22, 1934 – October 3, 2018 Mary Lou Baker Butler, 83, passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at Union County Health and Rehab in New Albany. She was born November 22, 1934 to the late Henry and Josie Blackard Baker. She was a homemaker and loved children. She really enjoyed reading [Continue Reading]

School bond election tomorrow

September 24, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany – Voters in the New Albany school district’s school bond election will decide tomorrow, Tuesday, Sept. 25,  whether to increase the district’s debt by up to $8.5-million. Polls will open at the Union County Courthouse at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. for the special election. Early this year [Continue Reading]

James Allen Speck, 81

September 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

James Allen Speck March 16, 1937 – September 6, 2018 James Allen Speck, 81, passed away Saturday, September 6, 2018 at Baptist Memorial Hospital -Union County. He was born March 16, 1937 in Pontotoc County to the late Levi and Lillian Allen Speck. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of Ingomar [Continue Reading]

City planning discussed at public meeting at museum

September 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

About 70 people heard city planning specialist Bob Barber speak Thursday evening, August 30, at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany. Barber, who was formerly planning director for Hernando, Miss., now heads Orion Planning & Design, based in Hernando. His was one of four organizations, which responded to [Continue Reading]

Fire guts house on Thomas Circle in New Albany

August 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

The occupants of a house on Thomas Circle in New Albany lost “most everything they had” in a fire shortly after 8 pm Friday evening, Aug. 10. The outer structure of the frame house showed little damage but the interior and contents were a near total loss. Firemen of the New Albany Fire Department (NAFD) [Continue Reading]
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