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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.

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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…
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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

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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.…
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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…
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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…
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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 NA City Board, Nov. 7, 2023

New Albany City Board meeting for November 2023

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City Board transacts monthly business in quick November 7, 2023 meeting.
NEMiss.News Sheriff Edwards at BOS 11-6-2023

Union Co. Supervisors buy dump trucks, approve allowing partial property tax payments

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Union Co. Supervisors approve partial property tax payments, buy dump trucks and more at 11-6-2023 meeting.
Nemiss.News Brandon Presley for Governor

Brandon Presley: When my name goes on the ballot, your name goes on the ballot

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If elected Governor, Brandon Presley will continue his history of public service that benefits all Mississippians, not just the favored few.
NEMiss.News Brandon Presley campaigning

Brandon Presley back in New Albany for brief campaign stop

Brandon Presley campaigned in New Albany October 31.
NEMiss;News Brandon Presley campaign bus

Brandon Presley to campaign in New Albany October 31

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Brandon Presley will be at Tallahatchie Gourmet Tuesday morning to meet voters and answer questions.
NEMiss.News Phyllis Stanford presents check

Supervisors approve emergency Courthouse air handler, allocate quarterly budget funds & more

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Supervisors allocate budget funds, pass a burn ban, handle other routine business.
NEmiss.News Union County Board 10-16-2023

Union County Supervisors issue burn ban for Union County

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Union County Supervisors issue burn ban effective until further notice.

Union County Supervisors discuss vehicle purchases, Spanish classes & more

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Supervisors complete routine business including vehicle purchases, fall spraying, Spanish classes.
NEMiss.News New Albany City Board 9-5-23
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Results of 2023 Republican Primary Runoff Election.

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Results of Republican Primary runoff election for Union County races.