Union County now has three cases of a coronavirus, and there has been a COVID-19 death in neighboring Tippah County, according to the Mississippi State Department of Health.
The pastor of First United Methodist Church in New Albany said he would like to go back to having in-person church services at Easter, but he is “doubtful” that will happen.
A 48-year-old New Albany man has been charged with third-degree arson for allegedly setting fire to a storage shed with a recreational vehicle inside, according to the Union County Sheriff’s Office.
Many residents from New Albany and surrounding communities in Union County came together Saturday afternoon to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. two days before the national holiday that honors his legacy.
A 32-year-old woman was arrested on charges of attempted aggravated assault after she allegedly fired gunshots inside a mobile home, according to Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards.
There was significant damage in the Alpine area of Union County from the tornado Monday afternoon, said Union County Emergency Management Director Curt Clayton.
Just a few months after signing a two-year contract to remain as the Union County School District Superintendent through 2021, Ken Basil announced to the Board of Trustees Monday evening that he will step down next year.