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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…
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

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 USDA emergency relief notice

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 USDA emergency relief notice

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 USDA emergency relief notice

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…

2024 Next Generation of Young Entrepreneurs Marketplace is now registering entries

Young entrepreneurs ages 6-21 are invited to become a part of the second annual Next Generation of Young Entrepreneurs Marketplace. Check the post for further information.

After naming Chinese technology “an existential threat” Reeves asks for millions for Chinese electric truck batteries

After naming the nation an existential threat to MS in 2023, Tate Reeves ask for multiple millions of dollars to gain Chines technology.

New Owners Take Over 2A Armaments in Downtown New Albany

New owners are now operating 2A Armaments in downtown New Albany.
NEMiss.News Sappington's wins MS Main St. Business of Year 2023

New Albany Main Street Association and Local Business receives State Recognition

Congratulations to Sappington's and NA Main St. for winning prestigious state level awards.
BNA Bank

BNA Bank Announces Promotions

BNA Bank's Board of Directors announces the promotion of seven employees.
NEMiss.News Career readiness workshops at Itawamba Library

Toyota aids Itawamba Library with new technology; free workforce readiness workshops in March

Free workshops in March, open to the public, focusing on locating and obtaining sustainable employment will use new technology resources at Itawamba Co. Pratt Memorial Library. Toyota Manufacturing MS donated funds to assist the library update.
NEMiss.News BNA Bank Plaza ribbon cutting, Tupelo MS 11-16-22.

BNA Bank Plaza hosts ribbon cutting and grand opening November 16

BNA Bank officers, board members, employees and guests gathered for BNA Bank Plaza grand opening in Tupelo, MS, on November 16, 2022. BNA Bank, based in New Albany, now has three locations in Tupelo.
NEMiss.News BNA Bank Plaza, Tupelo

BNA Bank Plaza in Tupelo to host grand opening Wednesday, Nov. 16, 10 a.m.

BNA Bank Plaza in Tupelo invites the public to join the celebration of its Grand Opening on November 16, 2022. Check the post to register for cash prizes for local shopping.
NEMiss.News John Smith, Jr., JSJ Trucking

Tupelo-based JSJ Trucking, Inc. Recognized as a FedEx Ground Regional Entrepreneur of the Yea

Congratulations to John Smith, Jr, President of JSJ Trucking, Inc., recently named a FedEx Ground regional Entrepreneur of the Year.
NEMiss.News BNA Bank celebrating 125th anniversary

BNA Bank announces promotions

Congratulations to the seven employees whose promotions were recently announced by the BNA Bank's Board of Directors.
NEMiss.News John Nowlin at toxic pond

Local cattleman sues agribusiness giant over deaths of livestock

An Ecru cattleman has sued a $6 billion agribusiness in poisoning deaths of seven head of livestock killed by ammonia runoff. Meanwhile, questions have arisen about the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality's monitoring procedures.
NEMiss.News USDA emergency relief notice

Mississippi agriculture producers are urged to access new USDA relief program

Mississippi's Commodity & Specialty Crop Producers are encouraged to check into USDA emergency relief program for 2020 and 2021 losses.