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People in the Spotlight

Posted 4-2015                                       POSTED 5/2015                                   Posted 6-2015         Posted 8-2015     Posted September 2015     […]

Schools in the Spotlight 2015

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New Albany’s TV99 Changes Ownership

NEW ALBANY, MS – Proteus Media is proud to announce its recent purchase of TV99, New Albany’s community television station. Broadcasting on Channel 99 on the MaxxSouth Broadband system (formerly Metrocast), TV99 serves New Albany and Union County, Prentiss County, portions of Lee County, and Marshall County.   “Charley Kyles and Ruth Callicutt have done a […]

Northern District PSC Commissioner Brandon Presley hosts Town Meeting in New Albany

About 90 people participated in Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley’s Town Hall meeting Thursday evening, March 26, at the Union  County Courthouse. Presley spoke for about 20 minutes about the issues the commission deals with and how he and his staff work to improve service for consumers. He discussed inferior cell telephone service, poor Internet […]


New Albany Middle School Students Visit Northeast Community College

Students in the 21st Century Community Learning Center After-School Program at New Albany Middle School visited the Northeast Mississippi Community College-New Albany Branch on Monday, March 2.  David Goode, Director of the New Albany Branch and Louis Sacran, Counselor from the Booneville Campus presented a Dropout Prevention program to the students. Topics of the presentation […]

New Albany to Bring Back an Expanded Freedom Fest Celebration

NEW ALBANY, MS – New Albany will have a new event this summer with the reintroduction of the New Albany Freedom Fest which will be held at Park Along the River in Downtown New Albany on Saturday, June 27th. After a hiatus of a couple of years, New Albany Tourism and other community groups like […]


NAHS Names Star Student and Star Teacher

Kristen Olson has been named as a STAR (Student-Teacher Achievement Recognition) Student for the 2014-2015 school year by the Mississippi Economic Council’s M. B. Swayze Educational Foundation, sponsor of the STAR program. The New Albany High School senior will be honored during the annual Education Celebration on April 30 at the Jackson Convention Center in […]

New Albany Revamps Down from the Hills Bluegrass Festival

NEW ALBANY, MS – Changes are in store for the city’s Down from the Hills Bluegrass Festival and Mississippi Bluegrass championships this year. The festival is scheduled for May 22nd and 23rd, 2015 For more than a decade, bluegrass musicians and fans from around the southeast have been coming to New Albany to play traditional […]


NA Career & Technical Students in State Competition

The TSA (Technology Student Association) State Competition was held in Jackson, MS on March 16-18.  Pictured l-r are students from the New Albany School of Career & Technical Education that attended the competition: Wesley Massey, Clay Hicks, Anslie Childers, Anna Kat Tate, Ellie Clark, Destin Bryant, Nick Isbell, Alex Bryant, Seth Devaughn, Chris Thomas, & Joseph […]


Bullpup Pride Winners of March 16, 2015

The following students at New Albany Elementary School received the Bullpup Pride Recognition Award because of their positive behavior during the week of March 16.  Pictured in no particular order are:  Jake Whitt, Braden Robinson, Promise Taylor, Haley Rogers, Alyssa Newsom, Alea Hudson, Sylvie Russell, Abby Taylor, Jonathan Tovar, Dajahira Zuniga, Kyleigh Gibbs, Tiffany Hall, […]


NAHS Early Childhood Students

Early Childhood students from the New Albany School of Career & Technical Education participated in the State FCCLA Competition in Jackson, MS on March 4, 2015. Pictured l-r:  Brooklyn Murry; Amanda Pace; Heather McMillen, 3rd place-Teaching Tool Event; Brandi Gann, 1st place-Storytelling Event; and Brooke Roberts, 1st place- Poster EventEarly