Tag Archive for: drugs

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…
missing man mcquary

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.…

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…
NEMiss.News Confiscated arms and drugs

Three Oklahomans arrested on drug and firearms-related charges; possible sex-trafficking charges, after local traffic stop

Two females and one male from Oklahoma were arrested on charges related to drugs and firearms; possible sex trafficking charges. Two underage females were rescued and will be in protectve services.
NEMiss.News Perkins, Orbison, Cash & Lewis

Jerry Lee Lewis, ‘The Killer’

Jerry Lee Lewis died on October 28, 2022, at age 87. A life-long example of Southern Decadence, he could have easily found a place in a Faulkner tale on that particular subject.
NEMiss.News David Neal Cox executed

David Neal Cox executed for 2010 murder in Union County

David Neal Cox was executed on November 17, 2021, for the 2010 murder of his wife, Kim Kirk Cox in Union County.
Lee County MS Sheriff Dept website

Lee County Sheriff’s Department seizes drugs, weapon, cash and vehicle

On Nov. 19, the Lee County Sheriff Department along with the North Mississippi Narcotic Unit executed two search warrants at 4907 A. Raymond Ave. Verona. Upon executing the search warrants the Sheriff Department and agents found a felony amount…

Police make drug, burglary and vandalism arrests

New Albany police have made several arrests for drug and burglary offenses as well as a case of apparently pointless vandalism. The vandalism case actually is likely related to drug use, Police Chief Chris Robertson said. About 6:30 p.m.…

Sheriff’s department has new drug, apprehension canine officer

The Union County Sheriff’s Department has a new deputy that can do things no other deputy can. He is Caesar, a specially-trained canine. Caesar is a two-year-old Belgian Malanois who has been in training since he was about eight months…

Law cracking down on stores selling potentially dangerous chemicals to kids

City and county law enforcement officers served simultaneous search warrants on four area convenience stores Wednesday and seized thousands of dollars worth of illegal and unknown products the stores were selling to minors. The businesses…