Tag Archive for: Education

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…
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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…
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 UCSD bond vote

Opinion: Vote Yes on the Union County School District bond issue

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The Union County School District's bond issue is a good investment in the future of our community.

DeSantis booed at vigil for victims of racist shooting in Jacksonville – National & International News – MON 28Aug2023

DeSantis booed at vigil for victims of racist shooting in Jacksonville. Trump chief-of-staff argues to move Georgia election prosecution to federal court. Taliban imposes further restrictions on women and girls, driving up suicides.
NEMiss.news Lt. Randy Stacy and Fire Chief Mark Whiteside

New Albany Fire Chief Mark Whiteside reminds the community about Older Adult Fire and Fall Prevention.

NAFD Chief Whiteside announces appointment of a position dedicated to community risk reduction

Fossil Road Show a big hit once again at Union County Heritage Museum

Annual Fossil Road Show drew a large and enthusiastic crowd of all ages at the Union County Heritage Museum.

Virginia: 6-year-old who shot teacher won’t be charged – National & International News – THU 9Mar2023

Virginia: 6-year-old who shot teacher won't be charged; more disturbing details emerge. Biden releases ambitious budget proposal, challenges GOP to show their hand in debt ceiling fight.

Striking Alabama coal miners share true meaning of Christmas: Solidarity – National & International News – THU 22Dec2022

Striking Alabama coal miners come together to face tough holidays. Buffalo, NY, sues gun makers after race massacre. Afghan women protest Taliban barring them from universities.

US announces huge breakthrough in clean energy, but there are many caveats – National & International News – TUE 13Dec2022

US announces huge achievement in clean energy, but with many caveats. 91% of colleges mislead students about the cost of attendance. Corruption scandal rocks EU Parliament; World Cup host Qatar implicated.

In plain sight: Police arrest suspect in 2017 murders of two Indiana girls – National & International News – MON 31Oct2022

Indiana police arrest suspect in 2017 murders of two girls. Supreme Court may strike down race-based university admissions. Brazil votes for leftist Lula as President, ousting Bolsonaro.

US students’ math, reading scores backslid during pandemic – National & International News – TUE 25Oct2022

Students' math, reading skills backslid during pandemic. STL school shooter had AR-15, 600 rounds of ammo. Secret Russian work at Ukraine nuke plant may shed light on "dirty bomb" threat.
NEMiss.News Mike Staten in his BNA office

Mike Staten inducted into NEMCC Alumni Hall of Fame

Congratulations to BNA Bank of New Albany's President Mike Staten, who was recently inducted into the NEMCC Alumni Hall of Fame. Staten has dedicated thousands of hours to bettering the future of all Mississippians.

FBI, White House warn of Russian cyber attacks on US companies – National & International News – WED 23Mar2022

FBI warns US firms of Russian cyber attacks. Ex-Education Secretary: Biden should forgive all student debt. Biden admin: Yes to Ukrainian refugees; No to others.

Western leaders scramble to respond as Russia invades Ukraine – National & International News – TUE 22FEB2022

Ahmaud Arbery's killers found guilty of hate crimes. Poll of teachers says more than half are planning to quit. Western leaders scramble to respond as Russia invades Ukraine.