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Aldermen delay action on Comprehensive Plan, approve $194,738 spray park, raise monthly garbage collection fees

July 12, 2022


City Board delays adopting comprehensive plan until marijuana decisions made, approves new spray park, honors city Code Enforcement Officer Eric... (Read more)

City going back to restart in Fred’s renovation as municipal center project

June 10, 2021


Officials hope to rebid the revised Fred's project in about three... (Read more)

Converting Fred’s, WIC buildings for city use may cost $5.4 million

May 14, 2021


City aldermen have several options but all would involve funding challenges or... (Read more)

New Albany aldermen mark autism month and honor Boys and Girls Club winner

April 8, 2021


Aldermen are scheduled to open bids on the various options to renovate the former Fred's building into a municipal complex... (Read more)

City ready to take bids on renovation of former Fred’s building for municipal complex

February 3, 2021


  After nearly a year of planning and preparation, light, gas and water manager Bill Mattox formally received permission Tuesday... (Read more)

Architect Ross Barkley with Fred's plan NEMiss.News

Converting Fred’s building into municipal center could start in May, depending on bids

February 1, 2021


  The renovation of the former Fred’s store into a municipal complex may start as early as May, depending on... (Read more)

NEMiss.News plans for former Fred's store

Concerned about increasing costs, New Albany city officials will seek bids for renovation of former Fred’s building

January 18, 2021


  New Albany officials hope to advertise for bids on the renovation of the former Fred’s building in February. Eventually,... (Read more) Sylvia's

Retrospect on 2020

January 1, 2021


What NEMiss.News stories got the highest readership during 2020? A retrospect on 2020 looks back at the most-read stories of... (Read more)

Mayor provides update on paving, Fred’s renovation, finances and other projects

September 25, 2020


Despite a couple of months with lower tax revenues during the early part of the coronavirus shutdown, The City of... (Read more)

tim and bill at frees

City now proud owner of Fred’s building

January 3, 2020

Lynn West

New Albany city officials formally took possession of the former Fred’s discount building Thursday morning, paving the way for a... (Read more)

Fred's sign

Loss of Fred’s still may prove to be win for city

December 19, 2019

Lynn West

It appears likely that the city will be able to purchase the former Fred’s building from the businessman who bought... (Read more)

The now-empty Fred's interior

City unsuccessful in first attempt to buy Fred’s building

November 12, 2019


By J. Lynn West Editor So far, the City of New Albany has been unsuccessful in efforts to purchase the... (Read more)

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