Archived, searchable stories about events open to the public and sponsored by persons or organizations in the local community (such as the museum or Main Street) that: 1. happen on a regularly basis.  2. occur periodically each year, or ticketed events.

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.…
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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 Santa

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 Santa

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…

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…
NEMiss.News Songwriters in the Round at museum

Songwriters in the Round features popular artists telling their stories in song

Songwriters in the Round brings the art of storytelling in song to the museum.

Fantastic Turnout at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County Back-to-School Fair

Great crowd at this year's Back-to-School Health Fair at Baptist Memorial Hospital- Union County.

Union County Fair and Livestock show (Tues., JULY 11 – Sat., JULY 15)

The annual Union County Fair and Livestock Show kicks off tomorrow with five days of events for the whole family!
NEMiss.News Juneteenth 2023 New Albany, MS

New Albany, MS’s first annual Juneteenth event a massive community success!

Enjoy the beautiful photos from the festival, courtesy of the Union County Juneteenth Committee!
NEMiss.News Freedom Fest celebration 2023

Freedom Celebration, Pedaling for Hope: Music, Fun, Cycling, Fireworks in downtown New Albany Saturday

2023 Freedom Celebration and Pedaling for Hope unroll Saturday June 24 in downtown New Albany.

Fossil Road Show a big hit once again at Union County Heritage Museum

Annual Fossil Road Show drew a large and enthusiastic crowd of all ages at the Union County Heritage Museum.
NEMiss.News Jerry W. Shiverdecker

Museum to host the 20th Annual Fossil Road Show June 10th

The popular Fossil Road Show will be at the Museum on Saturday June 10, 2023
NEMiss.News Ballet Magnificat!

Ballet Magnificat! performed “Hiding Place” at the Magnolia Theater

Ballet Magnificat! performed The Hiding Place, inspired by the true story of the ten Boom family.
NEMiss.News Mississippi Boychoir

Mississippi BoyChoir to perform at museum in New Albany April 1

The Misissippi Boychoir will present two performances at the museum on April 1, free to the public.
NEMiss.News Bill Steber returns to museum

Live blues at museum December 15; closing reception for Bill Steber’s ‘Spirit in the Soil’ exhibit

Musician, photographer, artist Bill Steber returns to museum for closing reception of his Spirits in the Soil Exhibit, December 15. Steber and Libby Rae Watson will perform live in this free holiday event.
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Santa at the Museum, December 10

Santa will be at the Union County Heritage Museum on December 10, along with snacks, Santa science and Christmas crafts. Bring your kids and your camera to this annual family event.