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Aldermen to deal with possible specifics of liquor and wine sale next week

By J. Lynn West New Albany aldermen are expected to discuss details concerning sale of liquor and wine inside the city at their regular meeting next Tuesday, April 2. Sale was made legal Tuesday last week under a change in state law that allows only residents in a municipality to vote on the issue rather […]

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Shaw honored for achieving national certification

At the March 4 School Board Meeting, the New Albany School Board presented a commendation to Jonna Shaw, who attained National Board Certification during the fall semester.  Shaw is a third grade teacher at New Albany Elementary School. Shown are  Bernice Bailey, School Board President; Jonna Shaw, National Board Certified Teacher; and Jackie Ford, Superintendent

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Bailey to lead city school board

Bernice Bailey was recently elected to serve as President of the New Albany School Board for the next year.  Ms. Bailey has served on the School Board since 2001. Pictured (left) is Jerry Tate, Past President, passing the gavel to Ms. Bailey.

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Early childhood, culinary students compete at FCCLA

FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America) members from the Early Childhood and Culinary Arts classes at New Albany High School competed in the State FCCLA Competition in Natchez on March 6.  Pictured are front row (l-r):  Elizabeth Cornelius, 1st Place-Instructional Activity; Jessye Staten; Kimberly Langley, Sponsor; Reagan Wright, 1st Place-Student Made Learning Game; […]

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Where Are They Now? Pride of the South – University of Mississippi Marching Band

Eleven graduates of New Albany High School were members of this year’s Pride of the South Band.  Pictured are, front from left, Jamie Benefield, Flute, Sophomore; Parker Hill, Clarinet, Sophomore; Kayla Condon, Guard/Clarinet, Sophomore; Bronson Lang, Trumpet, Freshman; back from left, Tyler Thomas, Percussion, Sophomore; Kyle Hickey, Drum Major/Trombone, Senior; Sharonda Hale, Trombone, Senior; Keat […]

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Elementary students share classroom blog

  This winter, two first grade classes at New Albany Elementary School participated in a “Winter Wonderland Exchange” Classroom Blog. They communicated with kindergarten, first grade, and third grade students from Ohio, Arkansas, Pennsylvania, California, Kentucky, Vermont, Georgia, Michigan, Florida, & Ontario, Canada. Each classroom participating in the Exchange sent twenty crafts and a letter […]

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BNA Bank announces promotions

On behalf of the BNA Bank board of directors, James R. Collins, President, announces the following promotions. Della Brewster has been named Assistant Vice President of Loans and Business Development.  Della has been in the banking industry for much of her career, having worked in banks in her native Louisiana as well as for the […]

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Correction for 3/14/13 issue

In the 3/14/13 issue of the News Exchange there is a ‘Vote Against’ ad that ran on the back page of Sports, page 8B. In this ad we failed to acknowledge the group that placed the ad in the bottom of the ad as is usually done. At the bottom of this ad it should […]

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New Albany High prospective chefs compete at state invitational

  The New Albany High School Culinary Arts Team recently participated in the Mississippi Restaurant Association Education Foundation’s 2013 MS ProStart Invitational at the Old Capitol Inn in Jackson. Teams from throughout the state of Mississippi travel to Jackson to compete in this event which is comparable to the Top Chef program on television. The […]

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