Archived, searchable stories about local schools, community colleges, universities, etc. This includes information on technical schools, community partners in education, grants and awards, as well as school staff and management.

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…
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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.…

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…

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…

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…

New Albany High School Art Exhibit opens May 13 at the Museum

The opening reception for the annual New Albany High School Art Exhibit will be today, May 13, at the Union County Heritage Museum.
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A sampling of the NAMS Spring Art Exhibit now at the Union County Heritage Museum

NAMS Spring Art Exhibit opened March 28 to a huge crowd. Check it out before it leaves on April 13.
NEMiss.News UCSD bond vote

Opinion: Vote Yes on the Union County School District bond issue

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The Union County School District's bond issue is a good investment in the future of our community.
NEMis.News Portable classrooms

A successful bond vote will replace undesirable ‘portables’ with more suitable classrooms

After 50 years, Union Co. School District needs a successful bond vote to ensure continuing excellent results.
NEMiss.News vJamey Wright and Windy Faulkner

Union County School District Board of Trustees Approves Bond Election for Campus Upgrades

Union Co. MS School District Board of Trustees announces public meetings to discuss school bond election.
NEMiss.News NAMS spring art exhibit

2023 NAMS spring art exhibit coming to the museum

The New Albany Middle School Spring Art Exhibit will open March 27, 2023, at the Union County Heritage Museum.
NEMiss.News Police escort

Was it a riot or a parade?

Eighteen or 20 law enforcement vehicles went blazing through sleepy downtown New Albany MS at about 10PM Wednesday night, November 9. Check out the post to find out why.
NEMiss.News NAHS Rossetti appointed to USMMA

NAHS Graduate appointed to Merchant MarineAcademy

Congratulations to NAHS Honors Graduate Samuel Rossetti, who was recently appointed to the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA).
NEMiss.News NAHS receives Walmart grant

NAHS Receives Walmart Community Grant for IMPACTO program

Walmart recently awarded a Community Grant to New Albany High School for use in IMPACTO program. IMPACTO is a two year career readiness program.
NEMiss.News NAES 5th graders learn life skills

NAES fifth graders’ GYM/GEM life skills class learns about baking

Glen Reeder taught NAES fifth grade life skills class how to bake a baby food cake. Samples were available for students to taste.
NEMiss.News New Albany Honors Choir 2022

New Albany students participate in All State Honor Choir

New Albany Elementary School students, parents and staff enjoyed a weekend of music at the MMEA All State Elementary Honor Choir event.

New Albany High School ACT 30+ Club adds 5 members

Congratulations to the five new members recently added to the New Albany High School ACT 30+ Club.