Archived, searchable stories of people, particularly in the North MS area, who have done something of interest or of benefit to the community and its citizens. Also includes people on the national or international scene who have noteworthy achievements and/or connections to MS, etc.

NEMiss.News Dr. Shane Scott at IMPC, COVID-19

Dr. Shane Scott: “COVID is not going away.” What you should know.

  NEW ALBANY, MS - “COVID is not going to go away,” a prominent northeast Mississippi physician told NEMISS.NEWS last week. “I suspect it is going to be one of the illnesses, such as the flu, ordinary head colds and strep, which…
Northeast MS Homeless at Tupelo library

Tupelo man says home overrun by homeless, asks its removal from demolition list

Tupelo, MS - The first Tupelo City Council meeting of the year, January 7, 2020, was not without drama. Mr. Frank Agnew, an area homeowner, went before the council in an attempt to save his property. The home is currently in a state of disrepair,…
New Albany MS. Christmas at the Museum 2018

2019 Christmas at the Museum, December 14

Mingle and Jingle with Santa, enjoys crafts and holiday refreshments on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 10 until 12 noon at the Union County Heritage Museum for the annual Christmas event. Part of the holiday season that has become a tradition is…
concrete pad

Some work complete on industrial park enhancements

Work is partly complete on projects to attract more industry to Union County. A concrete pad for a shell building and a nearby industrial access road have been done. Steel was expected to be going up soon for a 100,000-square-foot shell building…
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Body of missing man Scott McQuary found Tuesday morning

Members of the Union County Sheriff’s Department found the body of 49-year-old Scott McQuary Tuesday morning in a sand pit off County Road 14. The case was under investigation Tuesday but Sheriff Jimmy Edwards said no foul play was suspected…
New Albany MS Doggie dining in MS

Doggie Dining: Coming to a restaurant near you?

JACKSON, Miss. – Beginning Friday, November 1, 2019, a new Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) policy will allow "doggie dining." Restaurant patrons will be able to dine with their pet dogs under certain conditions. Patterned…
New Albany, MS Gobble gobble, Patterson home open at Thanksgiving

Gobble, Gobble — Wobble, Wobble— Happy Thanksgiving!

“Praise God from whom all blessings flow...” --The Doxology    There is something very special in the air. It’s an air of gratitude, an air filled with the fragrance of hope and Thanksgiving. This year’s bounty has been harvested.…
NEMiss.News Ken Nowlin of Ecru named Home Town Hero

Career & Technology Day, May 13, to include job fair

The New Albany School of Career & Technical Education is planning Career & Technology Day for May 13. This year plans are being made to add a job fair component to the event for New Albany High School juniors and seniors, as well…
NEMiss.News Ken Nowlin of Ecru named Home Town Hero

New Albany in running for music series grant-here’s how to vote

NEW ALBANY, MS - Sponsored by Levitt Pavilions, the national nonprofit behind the largest free concert series in America, the City of New Albany hopes to qualify as one of the 15 winning organizations competing in the Levitt AMP Grant Awards. What…
NEMiss.News Ken Nowlin of Ecru named Home Town Hero

NAMS Howlin’ on the RIver Color Run set for October 31

Walk, jog, and run your way toward a healthier life while raising funds for New Albany Middle School! The color run is open to EVERYONE in the community and we encourage you to join us. The My School Color Run will feature…
NEMiss.News John Mann RN

Baptist Union County selects quarterly Service First Champion

John Mann, RN, is winner of the Service Frist Champion Award at Baptist Union County.
NEMiss.News NAFD Chief William Douell (Ret.)

Longtime NAFD Fire Chief William Douell dies at 81

NAFD Fire Chief Mark Whiteside remembers Chief William F. Douell (Ret.)
NEMiss.News Jerry Shiverdecker obituary.

Jerry W. Shiverdecker, 1948-2023

Jerry W. Shiverdecker, founder of NEMiss.News, passed away Tuesday morning, aged 75. His daughter Elizabeth pays tribute to a life well-lived.

New faces and promotions at NAFD

A new full-time firefighter and several promotions at the New Albany Fire Department.
NEMiss.News Johnny Morgan dies in plane crash

Mississippi Businessman Johnny Morgan dies in airplane crash

Mississippi Businessman Johnny White died today in airplane crash near Fayetteville Arkansas.
NEMiss.News Amy Royce receives DAISY award

Baptist Union County nurse receives DAISY award

Baptist Union County R.N. Amy Royce has received the DAISY award for Extraordinary Nurses.
NEMiss.News Allie Bullock and "Climbing Tree"

New Albany’s Allie Bullock, winner of MS 1st Congressional District Art Competition

NAHS student Allie Bullock wins MS 1st Congressional District Art Competition.
NEMiss.News Rep Kelly and Tommy Towery

Rep. Kelly announces Mooreville’s Tommy Towery’s U.S.A.F. Academy appointment

Representative Trent Kelly announces appointment of Tommy Towery to U.S.A.F. Academy.
NEMiss.News Nanney named Service First Champion

Baptist Union County selects quarterly Service First Champion: Keighly Nanney, RN

Congratulations to Keighly Nanney, RN, who was recently named Baptist Union County Hospital's Service First Champion for the quarter. Joyce Sumners and children

Joyce Sumners, long time New Albany supporter of everything ‘beautiful and good’, dies at 89

One of New Albany's most effective cheerleaders, Joyce Sumners, has died at 89. She tirelessly supported what she knew to be 'beautiful and good'.
NEMiss.News Mike Staten in his BNA office

Mike Staten inducted into NEMCC Alumni Hall of Fame

Congratulations to BNA Bank of New Albany's President Mike Staten, who was recently inducted into the NEMCC Alumni Hall of Fame. Staten has dedicated thousands of hours to bettering the future of all Mississippians.
NEMiss.News Ken Nowlin of Ecru named Home Town Hero

Ken Nowlin’s accomplishments recognized by Modern Woodmen

Congratulations to Ecru MS businessman Ken Nowlin, recently honored by Modern Woodmen of America as a Home Town Hero. Knowlin's renovation and revitalization of downtown Ecru, MS, has placed it among the most attractive small town business districts anywhere. Knowlin is currently renovating the strip center at Bankhead Street and Central Avenue in New Albany.