ARC to help fund Tanglefoot Trail whistle stops The Appalachian Regional Commission announced this past week approval of a grant in the amount of $177,880 to the Three Rivers Planning & Development District for the Tanglefoot Trail Whistle Stops project. The project will involve the construction of four whistle stop rest areas along the Tanglefoot […]
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By Dennis Clayton Coach John Walker’s New Albany Bulldogs needed a win over neighboring divisional rival North Pontotoc and his troops came through in the clutch. Coach Walker said of the victory “Huge win tonight, we needed that. After starting the year 7-0, we had lost six straight and we kind of had a fear […]
By J. Lynn West New Albany aldermen are expected to discuss details concerning sale of liquor and wine inside the city at their regular meeting next Tuesday, April 2. Sale was made legal Tuesday last week under a change in state law that allows only residents in a municipality to vote on the issue rather […]
This winter, two first grade classes at New Albany Elementary School participated in a “Winter Wonderland Exchange” Classroom Blog. They communicated with kindergarten, first grade, and third grade students from Ohio, Arkansas, Pennsylvania, California, Kentucky, Vermont, Georgia, Michigan, Florida, & Ontario, Canada. Each classroom participating in the Exchange sent twenty crafts and a letter […]
The New Albany High School Culinary Arts Team recently participated in the Mississippi Restaurant Association Education Foundation’s 2013 MS ProStart Invitational at the Old Capitol Inn in Jackson. Teams from throughout the state of Mississippi travel to Jackson to compete in this event which is comparable to the Top Chef program on television. The […]
Improving the overall health of students is more than just an idea at New Albany Elementary School (NAES). It is a concept that is continually practiced and improved upon within the school community. NAES began to fully implement the eight components of Coordinated School Health (CSH) more than five years ago. The eight components include: […]
Most local residents are aware of the devastating tornado that moved through the Hattiesburg area several weeks ago, but probably few know that the twister was first confirmed by a local group of storm chasers. The group is named North Mississippi Storm Chasers and Spotters and director Jay Robertson is quick to note the […]
By J. Lynn West Friday at 5 p.m. is the deadline to qualify as a candidate for municipal elections in New Albany and other Union County area towns. The only two incumbents still unopposed are Ward Two Alderman Johnny Anderson and Alderman-at-Large Scott Dunnam. Ward Three has received several candidates, possibly because incumbent Tommie Beasley […]
J. Lynn West New Albany city elections gained one more candidate this past week as Terry Medlin qualified to run for Ward 4 Alderman, running as a Democrat. He ran for office four years ago. We are down to the last two weeks of the qualifying period and a few candidates usually wait until the […]
- Kiwanis Hotbed January 23, 2015
- Former city clerk dies at 100 January 28, 2015
- Imperial Trading Co., former grocery wholesaler, to expand January 28, 2015
- E-911 upgrade to cost county $100,000-plus January 28, 2015
- Tens of millions of retail dollars leaving county; officials planning to counter that January 28, 2015
- Rite-Aid burglary may be tied to string of similar break-ins January 30, 2015
- Union County jobless rate up slightly; state still worst in nation January 30, 2015
- New Albany schools announce teachers of the year January 30, 2015
- More candidates join Third District supervisor’s race January 30, 2015
- Baptist Memorial Hospital brings new surgeon in January 30, 2015
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