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.

  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…

Museum to embark on a year of celebrating ‘everything food’ in Union County

The Museum solicits your favorite recipes and the stories associated with cooking, serving, sharing those foods.
NEMiss.News Kitchens Field in New Albany, MS

Nash Nunnery will discuss MS high school football fields at Museum Moments, November 16

Sports journalist Nash Nunnery will discuss his book on MS high school football fields, including New Albany's Kitchens Field tomorrow at the museum.
NEMiss.News Dr. Gloria Burgess to discuss "Pass It On!"

Dr. Gloria Burgess to discuss her book about her father and William Faulkner

Dr. Gloria Burgess will discuss "Pass It On!", her book about her father's relationship with William Faulkner.
NEMiss.News Wash Days of the past

Heritage Days celebrated at the museum

The annual Heritage Days event brought history to life at the Museum.
Nemiss.News Basketmaking at the museum

Museum to present living history during its annual Heritage Days

Heritage Pioneer & Folklife Days will be at October 19-21.

MississippiCare, providing healthcare regardless of ability to pay, has grand opening

MississippiCare now providing local healthcare, regardless of ability to pay.
NEmiss.News Baptist Hosp. Community Health faiar

Community Health Fair offers free information, screening, vaccines, goodies worth many $$

Baptist Hospital-Union County gathered lots of free health care and information under one large tent.

The Sporting Life of Union County opens to the public at the museum

The Sporting Life of Union County at the museum is a "Must See" Exhibit.

Baptist Union County Hosting Community Health Fair

Baptist Union County will host a free Health Fair on October 5th.

Long-awaited Sporting Life of Union County Exhibit to open at the Museum

The Sporting Life of Union County Exhibit to open this week at Museum.
NEmiss.News Faulkner competition 2023 winners

Annual William Faulkner Literary Competition Luncheon honors winners

The William Faulkner Literary Competition winners were honored at its annual awards luncheon.

Tallahatchie River Festival September 23, 2023

The City of New Albany and the New Albany Main Street Association welcomes country music’s “Little Texas” as our 2023 Tallahatchie Riverfest headliner. Little Texas has some of America’s #1 country music hits such as “God Blessed…