The Tallahatchie River continued to spill over its banks and levees causing significant flooding along Highway 15 North of New Albany and Highway 30 West. Downtown New Albany is also experiencing lots of flooding in low-lying areas.
The Union County School District is receiving a donation of computer devices from the Tupelo School District for its Kindergarten and first grade classes.
Correction: An earlier version of this article, printed in the Friday, June 8, 2018 issue of the New Albany Gazette, stated that the Blue Springs Board of Aldermen voted to transfer money into the police department budget. The measure, while put forward in a motion and seconded, did not pass.
The Union County School Board has agreed to put over $12,000 toward aid for the Union County Band for the 2018-2019 school year, but board members agreed that the band should no longer rely solely on its financial support.
NEW ALBANY – To help combat the rising risk of an opioid epidemic in Mississippi, Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County is changing the way it dispenses narcotic pain medicine to patients in the hospital’s emergency room. As of June 19, ER providers will be strictly limiting the use of narc…
There is growing interest in technical and vocational training as an alternative to traditional four-year academic degrees. It is being shown that, for many, what used to be called “learning a trade” can lead to a more enjoyable – and profitable – career.
The Union County Historical Society presented their annual Golden Hammer Award to the Pilot Club of New Albany at the organization’s annual membership meeting this past week.