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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…
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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,…
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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…
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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…
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NEMiss.News Ken Nowlin of Ecru named Home Town Hero

Ken Nowlin’s accomplishments recognized by Modern Woodmen

Congratulations to Ecru MS businessman Ken Nowlin, recently honored by Modern Woodmen of America as a Home Town Hero. Knowlin's renovation and revitalization of downtown Ecru, MS, has placed it among the most attractive small town business districts anywhere. Knowlin is currently renovating the strip center at Bankhead Street and Central Avenue in New Albany.
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Local cattleman sues agribusiness giant over deaths of livestock

An Ecru cattleman has sued a $6 billion agribusiness in poisoning deaths of seven head of livestock killed by ammonia runoff. Meanwhile, questions have arisen about the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality's monitoring procedures.

Dr. James Guntharp joins Friendship Medical Clinics

Dr. James Guntharp has become the third generation in his family join Ecru's Friendship medical services. He joins his father, Keith Guntharp, RPh. and his grandfather, Dr. James Speck.
Ashley Industries' Wanek a top Trump donor NEMiss.news

Businessman with northeast Mississippi interests among Trump’s top financial supporters 

Wealthy Floridian, Ronald Wanek, founder and chairman of Ashley Furniture Industries, is among Donald Trump's top 30 political donors.

2019 Ecru Peach Festival a big success 

The second annual Ecru Peach Festival Saturday, June 15, was a big success with good attendance, great fun and  perfect mild weather with low humidity. It was the place to be Saturday and Saturday night. Visitors from around North Mississippi…
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Ecru Peach Festival–Saturday June 15!

Ecru, Mississippi, located at the Union-Pontotoc County line will have its annual Peach Festival tomorrow, Saturday, June 15, 2019. The 2019 Ecru Peach Festival events start at 8 a.m. and go until 10 p.m. Last year was the first Ecru Peach…
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Major blaze fought at American Furniture in Ecru

For the second time in a little more than a year, Union County firemen fought a major fire at an Ecru furniture manufacturer. About 5PM Thursday, February 14th, seven Union County fire departments responded to the fire call at American Furniture…

Five Union County fire departments spend full day battling Ecru fire in freezing temps

Equipment and personnel from five Union County fire departments spent all day Friday, January 5, fighting a massive fire at American Furniture in Ecru. The main role of the Union County volunteer fire departments in battling the Ecru fire was…
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Ecru furniture company fire calls out Union Co. firefighters Update: 1PM 1/5

UPDATE: 1:00 PM  1-5-2018: Mark Whiteside, informs NAnewsweb.com that, as of noon today (Friday, January 5th), five Union County Volunteer Fire Departments still have tanker trucks and firefighting personnel on the scene of a large fire…