News of events in the North Mississippi area, present or past, that shape or celebrate the lifestyle, well-being, and heritage of the community as a whole.

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

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

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  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

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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…
missing man mcquary

Body of missing man Scott McQuary found Tuesday morning

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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 Katelin Cross with a MS bat

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 Katelin Cross with a MS bat

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 Katelin Cross with a MS bat

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 James "Hoss" Stanford on red Harley

James “Hoss” Stanford’s “One Man’s Perspective” opens June 27 at Union Co. Heritage Museum

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The public is invited to the opening of "One Man's Perspective," a travel photography exhibit by James 'Hoss" Stanford. It opens June 27 at the Union County Heritage Museum.

Dean Burchfield talks about the burning of New Albany 161 years ago

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The burning of New Albany in June 1863 will be historian Dean Burchfield's topic at noon on Thursday, June 20 at the Museum. The event is free and a sack lunch will be provided.
NEMiss.News Juneteenth Freedom Celebration

Juneteenth Freedom Celebration 2024 & the holiday origins

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The Union County Juneteenth Freedom Celebration event was held at Park-Along-the-River on June 8. What are the origins of the holiday?

“Beyond the Tracks” at Union County Heritage Museum – June 20, 2024

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Local musicians Gracey Williams and Mike Carter will perform at the Union County Heritage Museum on June 20. Entry is free, bring the whole family!
NEMiss.News Fossil Roadshow 2024

2024 Fossil Road Show to be at Museum June 8

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The ever-popular Fossil Road Show will be at the Museum on Saturday June 8. Bring your finds for identification and your family for fun and education all rolled into one event.
NEMiss.News Juneteenth 2024 Celebration

The second annual Union County Juneteenth Celebration will be June 8

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The second annual Union County Juneteenth Celebration will be on Saturday June 8th, with kickoff activities, including fireworks, the prior evening.

Internal Medicine and Pediatric Medicine

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Internal Medicine and Pediatric Clinic of New Albany is nearing the expansion of its medical services to Saltillo, MS.
NEMiss.News Michael J. Megelsh book on Adelbert Ames

Museum Moments May 16 features Civil War Book centered on an overlooked Mississippi politician

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The May 16 Museum Moments will feature Dr. Michael Megelsh of Blue Mountain Christian University, discussing his book on the life of Adelbert Ames, a MS Reconstruction-era Governor.
Baptist Baby Fair 2024

Baptist Baby Fair 2024 draws hundreds seeking support for new babies

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Scenes from the 2024 Baby Fair at Baptist Hospital Union County, which drew attendees from several counties.

Southern Herbalist Darryl Patton to speak on “Poison Plants and More” at Museum on April 18

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"Poisonous Plants and More" will be the topic discussed by Southern Herbalist Darryl Patton at Union County Heritage Museum on April 18. Patton will also lead a plant walk.
NEMiss.News Baptist Baby fair balloon arch

Baptist Union County to host the 2024 Annual Baby Fair on April 30

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New and expectant mothers are encouraged to attend Baptist Union County's free annual Baby Fair on April 30th.
NEMiss.News Katelin Cross with a MS bat

Mammalogist Katelin Cross to discuss Mississippi Bats at Museum Moments

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MS Museum of Natural Science's mammalogist Katelin Cross will discuss Mississippi bats at the March Museum Moments.