2014 Scholarship winners

2014 Kiwanis Club Senior Awards

    Allie Rae Epting – East Union Attendance Center Allie is the daughter of Johnny and Debbie Epting Zane Treadaway – “Allie is a dedicated, passionate and intelligent young lady who strives for perfection in ever aspect of he life” Allie plans to attend Northeast Mississippi Community College with a major in Nursing.   […]

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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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New Albany team of volunteers awarded a self-help grant to improve its community

A team of three volunteers from New Albany recently attended a two-day workshop where they were awarded a $3,000 grant through the Appalachian Regional Commission. Their winning proposal, “I Folk Art NA” is aimed at providing free folk art classes and entrepreneurial skills to youth and adults. The grant is part of the Appalachian Community […]

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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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Artists being sought for second Saturdays ‘Folk Art on the River’

Biscuits & Jam Farmers’ Market will host Folk Art on the River every second Saturday during the market’s season, June 14, July 12 and August 9. Hours for second Saturdays will be 7:30 a.m. to noon. Artwork must be handmade. Ten free spaces will be available for the top 10 applications. These spaces will include […]

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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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TIGERS TO INSTRUCT NEXT GENERATION OF BALLPLAYERS DURING SUMMER CAMP

Booneville, Miss. – With another banner season in the books, the Northeast Mississippi Community College baseball program is ready to pass its knowledge and winning mannerisms to the next generation of stars on the diamond. The Tigers have scheduled their annual youth summer camp for May 26-28 at Harold T. White Field. The three-day event […]

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Cotton States season begins May 31

The Nolan Brothers Cotton States League is excited about beginning their sixth season with their Opening Day ceremonies scheduled for May 31st at 1:00 pm at BNA Bank Park in New Albany. Almost 150 players applied to play in this collegiate wood bat league. The annual draft was held Monday, May 12 and players were […]

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Federal aid for market

The receipt of a $20,000 federal grant to help further develop the local farmers’ market is good news for both the market and downtown New Albany. After a study is conducted to determine the best way to improve the market, the Appalachian Regional Commission will provide up to $20,000 to help implement it. New Albany […]

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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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