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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…
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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 The Nutcracker Cast

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 The Nutcracker Cast

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 The Nutcracker Cast

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… Jennie Davis at Museum Moments 1-24-2024

UPDATED: Museum Moments to host Winter Birds & Wildlife program January 24

The January Museum Moments program, Winter Birds & Wildlife, will be at the Union County Heritage Museum, Thursday January 24, 2024.

The Museum has rescheduled the meeting to assess interest in a local SUZUKI program

The meeting to assess interest in having a local Suzuki Method education program for children and adults has been rescheduled.
NEMiss.News Weather map

Severe weather ahead: Don’t be fooled by increases in incorrect forecasts, get prepared

Though it is getting more difficult to know which weather forecasts to worry about, stay prepared.

OPINION: Israel accused of genocide in Gaza before the International Court of Justice

Following the Oct. 7 Hamas attacks on Israel, the Israeli Defense Forces have waged an all-out bombing campaign and ground invasion of the Palestinian enclave of Gaza. On Thursday, January 11 and Friday, January 12, the International Court of Justice at the Hague will hear arguments in a case brought by South Africa accusing Israel of genocide against the Palestinians in Gaza. 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 Suzuki students at Museum

Museum meeting January 17 will assess interest in Suzuki Violin program for kids or adults

A Museum meeting will assess local interes in a Suzuki Method program for teaching violin to children and adults.
NEMiss.News Milky Way over Split Mountain

Rain on our postage stamp and what’s coming up for skywatchers

Our local weather watcher's annual rainfall report inspires thoughts of things to come for skywatchers.

Miss and Miss Teen New Albany Hospitality pageant to be January 7, 2024

Miss and Miss Teen New Albany Hospitality set for January 7, 2024
NEMiss.News NAFD Jan. 2018

Fires, nightmares and everyday heroes

A tragic local fire brings thoughts about house fires, nightmares and heroes.

Union County Supervisor’s December Meetings Recap

Union County Supervisors set public hearing on Portable Homes Ordinance, take garbage fee changes under advisement, transace other business.
NEMiss.News SCBA equipment via grant

Five Union Co. Fire Departments get surprise Christmas gift

SCBA equipment comes via large grant to Union County Fire Dept.
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.