Archived, searchable stories about issues that affect the healthcare of the community. May include local providers, government actions or inactions, national initiatives, etc.  that affect our healthcare.

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…
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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 Baptist Baby Fair 2023

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 Baptist Baby Fair 2023

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 Baptist Baby Fair 2023

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…

Baptist Union County to host back-to-school health fair Saturday July 20

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Baptist Hospital Union County will host its annual Back to School Health Fair Saturday July 20, 2024 for children 12 years old and younger.

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.
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.
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 Know your Heart Health

Baptist Union County to offer heart scans for American Heart Month

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Baptist Union County will offer reduced price HeartScore scans during February, American Heart Month.

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

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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 $$

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

Baptist Union County Hosting Community Health Fair

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Baptist Union County will host a free Health Fair on October 5th.
Nemiss.News Walmart Wellness Day
NEMiss.News Baptist Back to School health fair 2022

Baptist Union County to host back-to-school health fair

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Baptist Hospital's Back to School Health Fair coming soon to New Albany

Baptist Union County selects Service First Champion for the quarter

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Congratulations to Anna Rasberry, R.N., recently named Baptist's Service First Champion.
NEMiss.News Baptist Baby Fair 2023

Baptist Hospital Union County presents its Baby Fair 2023

Baptist Union County's popular annual Baby Fair will be Tuesday April 25, 2023 - free to the public.