Tag Archive for: economy

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.…
Northeast MS news MEC Tour Tupelo MS

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…
Northeast MS news MEC Tour Tupelo MS

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…
Northeast MS news MEC Tour Tupelo MS

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…

Biden meet’s China’s Xi in California in attempt to thaw relations – National & International News – WED 15Nov2023

Biden and Xi meet in California in attempt to thaw relations. Senate to vote on continuing resolution to avoid government shutdown.

In Hawaii, a miraculously surviving home offers some hope – National & International News – MON 21Aug2023

850 still missing in Hawaii, but a miraculously surviving home offers some hope. Tropical Storm Hilary hits California, other Southwestern states. China's economic woes deepen. 

Maui emergency management chief resigns after defending not using sirens – National & International News – FRI 18Aug2023

Maui emergency management chief resigns after defending not using sirens. Trump GA case: names, addresses of grand jurors posted online. Fears grow over China's economy as property giant seeks US bankruptcy.

Trump says he is target of federal Jan. 6 criminal probe – National & International News

Trump says he is target of federal Jan. 6 criminal probe. Wages rise faster than prices for first time in 2 years. Priceless Israeli antiquities somehow found their way to Mar-a-Lago.

Texas: Man sues three women for helping his ex-wife get an abortion – National & International News – MON 13Mar2023

Texas: Man sues three women for helping his ex-wife get an abortion. Biden rushes to calm fears after two banks collapse in two days.

Computer system outage grounds all US air travel for hours – National & International News – WED 11Jan2023

Computer system failure grounds all US air travel for hours. Debt ceiling fight ahead in Congress, jeopardizing economy. Peru under genocide investigation after deadly protests.

US passes 1 million COVID deaths – National & International News – WED 5May2022

US passes 1 million COVID deaths. Fed raises interest rates again to cool inflation. EU proposes ban on Russian oil.
NEMiss.News Tupelo Mayor Todd Jordan

Tupelo mayor says city is booming; city council rejects bids for skate park

Tupelo's City Council discussed local economy, rejected skate park bids , and approved tax exemptions for Leggett & Platt. The Parks & Recreation will continue to explore other possible routes to provide a skate.
Northeast MS news MEC Tour Tupelo MS

MS Economic Council (MEC) 2020 Tour: Tupelo, MS

Tupelo MS - Community leaders from northeast Mississippi heard a presentation Friday morning, February 14, by the president of the Mississippi Economic Council (MEC). MEC President Scott Waller spoke to the group gathered at the Elvis Presley…