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‘Night Our for New Haven’ is Saturday

  Ticket sales for this year’s “Night Out for New Haven” are going very well according to center director Collett Cross. The annual fundraiser for New Haven Center for Special Needs Adults will be at 7 p.m., April 18, at the Cine Theatre. It is one of the main sources of financial support for the […]

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Business 2 Business economic roundtable is Thursday

Today is the last day to make a reservation for the Business 2 Business networking and information meeting Thursday. This month’s event will combine with the Union County Development Association’s CEO/GM breakfast and be in the Magnolia Room at the civic center starting at 8:30 a.m. The time was set for the benefit of those […]

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Tanglefoot bridge to arrive Thursday

The new arched bridge that will replace the current railroad bridge on Tanglefoot Trail over Main Street is expected to arrive in New Albany Thursday, according to Mayor Tim Kent. The bridge pieces will be temporarily stored on the library parking lot until the old bridge is disassembled and removed. Some dirt work also will […]

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Bratton Road-Martintown area to get street lights, traffic control

Residents along Bratton and Martintown Roads should see their neighborhood becoming a little safer in the next several months. The area, part of the most-recently-annexed sections of the city, will be better lighted and also have some improved traffic control. New Albany light, gas and water manager Bill Mattox said that residents on Bratton and […]

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City resumes action on house condemnations

Although the city has not designated a new code enforcement officer, New Albany aldermen took up a condemnation case at their monthly meeting Tuesday that has been going on for more than a year. In January 2014, aldermen moved ahead with efforts to begin demolition of unsafe, uninhabitable housing in the city. One of the […]

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‘Night Our for New Haven’ set for April 18

This year’s “Night Out for New Haven” will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 18, again at the Magnolia Civic Center. The successful fund-raiser, coming up on its sixth year, is a main source of financial support for the local center for special-needs adults. Admission is only $10 and entertainment will again be provided by […]

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Business 2 Business and UCDA breakfast to combine for economic roundtable

This month’s Union County Development Association CEO/GM breakfast will be combined with the quarterly Business 2 Business networking event sponsored by Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi. This meeting, set for Thursday, April 16, is being moved to a breakfast time in order to include many of the retail owners in New Albany who cannot attend a […]

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Wal-Mart, UCDA sponsor classes on how to manage driving

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 32,719 highway fatalities in 2013, or about 90 per day. Traffic fatalities are the number-one cause of death among those 15-29 and 44 percent of all those killed deliberately chose not to use seat belts. This past week, Sid Muzzy talked about the public outcry […]

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New Albany High on way to becoming state’s first all-iPad school

New Albany school trustees took the first official step Monday toward making New Albany High School an all-iPad school. “We will be the first true all-iPad school in the State of Mississippi,” NAHS Principal Lance Evans told the board at their monthly meeting. The board voted unanimously to approve advertising for bids on the equipment. […]

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Legislature approves expansion of city gas system service area

    A bill signed by Gov. Phil Bryant Wednesday will allow the city-owned New Albany Gas System to expand its service area, possibly becoming one of the largest such systems in the state. “Pontotoc is the only other city system in the state that can go outside in the county,” Northern District Public Service […]

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