Running club encourages NA residents

What started as a Facebook group and the hopes of creating a running club for New Albany has taken off with the community joining together with the same goal. Dorothy Denton is an avid runner of nine years, and along with Amanda Kent, the duo created the New Albany Runs Facebook group, connecting runners in […]

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Lady ‘Dawgs in tie for division lead

New Albany earned two big wins last week and are now in the middle of a three-way tie for first in their division. The Lady Bulldogs had a late surge in the county tournament, winning their last two, and that momentum carried into last week’s wins over North Pontotoc, 4-1, and Tishomingo County, 9-3. “We […]

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Northeast wins home opener with ground attack

Northeast Mississippi Community College defeated Mississippi Delta Community College in its home opener at Tiger Stadium in front of a packed house on Thursday night the old fashion way. Head Coach Ricky Smither’s offense executed its ground attack to perfection by tallying up 242 yards and three touchdowns on the ground, while controlling the ball […]

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Rowland, Epting pace BMC in Commodore Classic

Blue Mountain College, led by Tuesdae Rowland and Austin Epting, put up an impressive showing in Saturday’s Commodore Classic cross-country meet at Vanderbilt University.             Competing against NCAA Divisions I, II and III and NAIA teams, BMC finished 11th of 16 women’s team and 10th of 13 men’s teams.              Vanderbilt won the women’s 5k […]

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BMC ties for fifth in first golf tournament

5 to finish tied for fifth with host Union University’s black squad. Union’s red team won the tournament with a 13-over-par 301 total. Cumberland University’s A squad finished second at 313, followed by Union’s white squad at 319, Cumberland B at 324. Bethel University finished in seventh place behind BMC with a 331 total, and […]

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New Albany runs over Wildcats

The Bulldogs had no problems improving to 5-0, though the game started off positive for Independence.   The Wildcats opening drive was their most productive of the evening, ending in a touchdown by Tavion Newsom. Staying poised, the Bulldogs reeled off 56 unanswered points, leading to the 56-6 win, and the defense responded with another […]

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NA adopts $5.3 million budget

While two members were absent during Tuesday’s specially called meeting, the New Albany Board of Aldermen unanimously approved a $5.3 million budget, including a three percent raise for city employees. Neither Ward Four Alderman Bill Tucker nor Ward Two Alderman Johnny Anderson were present at the time of the vote.  However Anderson worked closely with […]

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Local Concord Inn provides luxury rooms in rural setting

Right outside of New Albany off of Highway 15 North is a homestead and estate nestled on 150 acres of rolling hills, a lake, a garden, and an area complete with naturalistic scenery. This place is known as the Concord Inn and is the area’s most recent addition to New Albany and Union County accommodations. […]

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Head to the museum

One of the area’s favorite events for families with young children takes place Friday and Saturday at the Union County Heritage Museum. The museum will have its 9th annual Heritage Pioneer Days, a living history event that shows off the rural life of the area in days gone by. Students from area schools will be […]

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New restaurant owners put love into Top Quality Meats

Those living in the Martintown community may have noticed a new restaurant in town. It may just look like an aluminum building, but Top Quality Meats and Diner cooks a variety of home cooked meals for customers every weekend. Henry and Alberta Finley are owners of the restaurant and opened it on May 13. The […]

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