Archived, searchable stories about what we in Northeast MS like to do with our spare time. Gardening, visiting, volunteering, pets, vacations, arts & crafts, concerts, hobbies, collecting, decorating, etc. are a few of the many possibilities. Includes the many interests and areas of focus that help to define the lifestyle of our 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.…
NEMiss.News Museum Moments for 8-18-2022

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 Museum Moments for 8-18-2022

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 Museum Moments for 8-18-2022

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 Pysanky Eggs class, 2023

Explore Ukrainian Folk Art at UCHM: Class is offered on March 21

A workshop on the Ukrainian art of creating Pysanky eggs will be taught by Denise Brown at the Museum.
NEmiss.News Family Fun Saturday at the Museum

Second Saturday Family  Activity Day at the Museum

Union County Heritage Museum will host Second Saturday Family Fun Day, February 10. The event is free and is open to all ages. Mark Maharrey to teach uke at Museum

“Uke Can Do it!” on Jan. 20 Beginner Ukulele Class at the Museum

A beginners' ukulele class with limited enrollment is to be taught at the Museum.
NEMiss.News The Nutcracker Cast

Special rendition of The Nutcracker at the Museum December 21

A special rendition of The Nutcracker will be presented by the Acting Up Drama Club on December 21 at the Museum.
NEMiss.News Author Camille Anding

Union County Heritage Museum will host a book talk and signing by Camille Anding

Union County Heritage Museum to host a book talk and signing for author Camille Anding.

Museum to present Blues Harmonica class

    If you want to learn to play the harmonica, you have an opportunity at the museum workshop on July 20, 2023 5:30- 7. Union County has a history of good harmonica players.  Elder Roma Wilson is one of the most famous ones.…
NEmiss.News Pop-up Art Colony

North Mississippi Pop-Up Art Colony set July 17,18, & 19

Museum to present Mississippi Hills Pop-up Art Colony July 17-19, 2023.
NEMiss.News J. M. Stevens, November Nights Tour

J.M. Stevens will perform at the Union County Heritage Museum Thursday November 10

The public is invited to the J. M. Stevens' November nights tour at Union County Heritage Museum. The event is free. Check post for further details.
NEMiss.News J.M. Stevens on November Nights Tour

MS native song-writer/singer J. M. Stevens returns to New Albany

Writer/singer J.M. Stevens will return to perform at the Union Co. Heritage Museum on November 10. Stevens drew a large crowd last year and we hope to have an even larger one this year.
NEMiss.News Amaziah Baptist Church 2016 parade

Christmas parade sign-up is underway

Sign-up is underway for the 2022 New Albany Christmas Parade, which is scheduled for Monday November 28. Check the post for details, then gather your ideas, decorations, friends and families.
NEMiss.News Lopez birthday party

Lopez family hosts several lawn parties every year for family, friends and neighborhood children

Their Labor Day weekend birthday party drew over 65 children and adults to the David and Angeles Lopez home in New Albany. Winner of the "traveled the farthest to attend" title came all the way from Seattle.
NEMiss.News Museum Moments for 8-18-2022

Dr. Kate Stewart, Ph.D., is the August Museum Moments guest speaker

Dr. Kate Stewart, Ph.D., native of the Cotton Plant area, returns to the museum as the August Museum Moments guest speaker. A free lunch will be served, and the public is invited.