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New Albany resident discovers artistic side of luminosity, lamps

  Luminosity and the capturing of light to be scattered throughout a room can be fascinating to some people and it is for Micha Foster, someone who has been capturing that luminosity in the creation of her unique and distinctive lamps. For 15 years, she built these creations for herself and friends. When Foster would […]

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Family grows a 60-pound watermelon

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Heritage Pioneer Days to be held Sept. 13-15

Heritage Pioneer Days are approaching and a host of related activities will be part of this year’s annual trek into the past at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany. Sept. 13, 14, & 15 are the dates for the annual event.  School groups are scheduling now for hands-on activities that show how lifestyles […]

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Annual ‘New Albany On Tap’ set for Sept. 22

It’s time to wet your whistle and tempt your taste buds at the second annual New Albany on Tap. Located in downtown New Albany, this event offers a way for visitors to sample an array of flavorful craft and import beers without ever having to leave town.  Last year over 200 people attended the event […]

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Faulkner, Deal place New Albany on Southern Literary Trail map

The South takes pride in many things – apple pie, southern hospitality, home cooking, rival football games, classic Southern literature and more. Two authors, William Faulkner and Borden Deal, made this part of the country come alive with their words and put Union County on the map for all to experience page by page.  Faulkner […]

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UCDA to host barbecue contest during RiverFest

Legend has it that barbecue was invented in Union County, so having New Albany be the setting for the first annual Smoke on the Water Barbecue Contest is a way to help keep this history and tradition alive. This contest is an amateur barbecue cooking contest for people to enter, as long as the captain […]

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Rainbow Learning Center and Daycare celebrates 10 years

This year marks the tenth anniversary of the opening of Rainbow Learning Center and Daycare. It was a dream that owner Minerva Graham had 10 years ago to have “simply the best” daycare. She had a goal of creating an all-around daycare with an environment that is academically enriching as well as compassionate and nurturing. […]

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Garrett wins first place at ‘Dance Like the Stars’ fundraiser

Tracy Garrett of New Albany was awarded first place in the 2012 “Dance Like the Stars” event, held Saturday at the BancorpSouth Arena Tupelo. The event, a yearly fundraiser for the Boys & Girls of Mississippi, raised over $175,000 for the youth development organization – the largest ever in its seven-year history. “We couldn’t be […]

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Myrtle man reunites with longtime friend through chance encounter

Former Myrtle resident J.E. Hicks got a surprise of a lifetime when he was able to reunite with a friend he hadn’t seen in 42 years. This was due to a chance encounter between Hicks and a truck driver. Hicks grew up in Myrtle and when he was 21 years old, he entered the United […]

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Center community man kills 6-foot snake

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