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Spray Park at BNA Bank Park opens May 24

The New Albany Park Commission announces that the Spray Park at BNA Bank Park will open May 24. For Memorial Day only, the spray park will be open on Monday, May 26 from noon to 6:00 p.m.   Summer hours of operation: Tuesday – Friday through Labor Day: open noon – 6:00 p.m. Saturday hours: […]

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Eleven more grand jury indictments released

Eleven more indictments from the April 15-16 Union County grand jury session have been released by the circuit clerk’s office. Indictments remain secret until defendants are served with the indictment papers. While a majority of the more recent releases involve drug charges, other crimes alleged include grand larceny, child endangerment and identity fraud. Newly released […]

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Holiday to affect closings, but city garbage collection only, not county

All governmental offices will be closed Monday, may 26, in observance of Memorial Day. Some businesses will close as well, including the New Albany Gazette. Because of the holiday, all news and advertising deadlines will be one business day earlier. Garbage pickup out in the county will not be affected by the holiday. The solid-waste […]

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Ingomar Attendance Center has Breakfast With Moms

Nearly 200 Ingomar students from Pre-K through second grade had a special Breakfast With Moms this past Friday at the school. Assistant Principal Roben Denton said the annual event gives students and parents a time to share at the school for parents can see some of what goes on there. The school also sponsored breakfasts […]

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Reminder: Bluegrass championship and music festival set for Saturday

The Down From the Hills Music Festival, including the Mississippi State Bluegrass Championship, will be held at the Union County Fairgrounds Saturday, May 17, starting at 10 a.m. The state-sanctioned event draws competitors and spectators from a several-state area each year and includes awarding of championship titles for youths and adults in guitar, banjo, mandolin, […]

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PreK Gardening 2

Elementary students visit tech center

Pre-K students from New Albany Elementary School recently enjoyed a visit to the New Albany Career & Technical Center where they participated in activities related to gardening, health, and nutrition. Career & Technical students in April Voyles’ Health Science classes and Kimberly Langley’s Early Childcare & Education classes provided the lessons for the Pre-K students. […]

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Reminder: Cancer Relay for Life is tonight

The 17th annual Union County Relay for Life will be held Friday, May 16, at BNA Bank Park, starting at 5:30 p.m. The annual fund-raiser to fight cancer is considered to be one of the largest and most successful in the state. The program will begin at 6 p.m. with performances by Victory Christian Academy, […]

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More indictments available include armed robbery, sexual offenses, child endangerment

A second set of indictments returned by the Union County grand jury April 15 and 16 are available for publication. Those published in the Wednesday edition were for sale of various controlled or counterfeit substances. This list includes some drug possession cases but is mostly other non-drug-related crimes and they were not the focus of […]

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BNA Bank tornado relief check

BNA Bank contributes to tornado relief fund

  BNA Bank officials donated a check for $10,000 to the CREATE Foundation’s tornado recovery fund this past week. The presentation was made at groundbreaking Thursday for the bank’s newest Tupelo branch near the Mall at Barnes Crossing. From left are BNA Vice-President Mike Staten, BNA Chairman of the Board Vance Witt, CREATE Vice-President Lewis […]

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Local CEOs, UCDA work on improving employee training and responsibility

Concerning other issues brought up at previous breakfast meetings, Nanney said he had presented most of them to the city board of aldermen. Mayor Tim Kent had already addressed the issue of traffic light timing in the hospital area but said he had not heard back in the past six months. “He said each of […]

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