Tag Archive for: auto industry

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.…

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…

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…

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…

Autoworkers union faces second big test in the South this week – National & International News – MON 13Apr2024

UAW faces second big test in the South this week. Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen takes stand in hush-money trial. Israel targets marked UN vehicle in Rafah, kills foreign UN worker.

Chattanooga VW plant to join UAW after landslide victory – National & International News – MON 22Apr2024

Chattanooga VW plant to join UAW after landslide victory.  House passes $95 billion aid package for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan.  Gaza doctors save baby from womb of mother killed in Israeli air strike. 

Koch brothers, Reeves, other Southern Govs line up against unions on eve of TN VW plant vote – National & International News – TUE 16Apr2024

Koch brothers, Reeves, other Southern Govs line up against unions on eve of TN VW plant vote. With world's eyes on Iran standoff, Israel ramps up attacks in Gaza.

Toyota, Honda and Hyundai raise wages after UAW gains with Ford, GM and Stellantis – National & International News – TUE 14Nov2023

Toyota, Honda and Hyundai raise wages after union wins with Ford, GM and Stellantis strikes. Former Speaker McCarthy "elbows" TN lawmaker in back ahead of budget vote.

Stellantis, GM follow Ford with UAW agreements – National & International News – MON 30Oct2023

Stellantis, GM follow Ford with UAW agreements; opinions divided on ratification. House GOP wants to tie Israel aid to IRS cuts.

Mississippi’s state crime lab autopsy delays persist – National & International News – MON 23Oct2023

Mississippi's state crime lab autopsy delays persist despite "tough-on-crime" politics. UAW adds Ram truck plan to strike, nearing 7 weeks.

UAW President Fain takes Ford heir to task on stonewalling and threats – National & International News – FRI 20Oct2023

UAW President Fain takes Ford heir to task on stonewalling and threats. House GOP drops Jordan as Speaker nominee, now back to square one.

House GOP floats McHenry as caretaker Speaker after Scalise backs out – National & International News – FRI 13Oct2023

House GOP floats McHenry as caretaker Speaker after Scalise backs out. UAW President tells automakers to "pony up" as strike enters "new phase". Israel gives 1.1 million civilians 24 hours to evacuate northern Gaza.

House GOP picks Scalise as Speaker nominee – National & International News – WED 11Oct2023

House GOP picks Scalise as Speaker nominee. UAW strikes 8,700 workers at KY Ford plant after blasting automakers over layoffs. Reports: Israel had multiple warnings of Hamas attack, ignored them.

UAW expands strikes to 38 facilities in 20 states, including one in Mississippi – National & International News – FRI 22Sep2023

UAW expands strikes to 38 facilities in 20 states, including one in Mississippi. DOJ charges prominent Democratic Senator and wife with bribery. Iran cracks down on remembrances for slain hijab protesters.

Former Trump aid Cassidy Hutchinson accuses Giuliani of groping her on Jan. 6 – National & International News – WED 20Sep2023

Former Trump aid Cassidy Hutchinson accuses Giuliani of groping her on Jan. 6. UAW, automakers still far apart in negotiations; strikes may expand Friday. Azerbaijan hails "end" of decades of conflict with Armenian separatists.

US military loses $100 million F-35 jet and asks for public’s help finding it – National & International News – MON 18Sep2023

US military loses $100 million F-35 jet and asks for public's help finding it. UAW strike in fourth day; negotiations continue. Five Americans released from Iran after $6 billion payout.