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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.

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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…

Lancet: Gaza death toll likely close to 186,000 – National & International News – MON 8Jul2024

Biden says only "Lord Almighty" could convince him to drop out. Many Democrats still unconvinced. Lancet: Gaza death toll likely close to 186,000. Left parties win big in French elections; Macron digs in.
NEMiss.News Union County Courthouse at sunset

Livestreaming election results from Union County Courthouse

Results of Primary elections live streamed from Union County Courthouse

Calling all candidates – send us announcements to reach your voters

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NEMiss.News is calling for submissions from any candidates seeking elected office. Let our readers get to know you better.

Debt ceiling drama: Lawmakers leave DC with no deal, some progress made – National & International News – FRI 26May2023

Debt ceiling drama: Lawmakers leave DC with no deal, some progress made. Texas lawmakers to vote on impeaching state's Attorney General Paxton. Turkey: Erdogan leads ahead of Presidential runoff this weekend.

Florida man sets record for living underwater – National & International News – MON 15May2023

Florida man sets record for living underwater. Migrant arrivals drop after Title 42, but officials struggle to cope. Turkey election: Erdogan likely facing run-off against rival.

Mississippi will be among hardest hit states if US defaults on debt – National & International News – FRI 12May2023

Mississippi will be among hardest hit states if US defaults on debt. Object that crashed into New Jersey bedroom is a 4.5 billion-year-old meteorite.  Turkish election: Erdogan faces biggest challenge yet to his 20-year rule. 

Over half of Mississippians struggling to pay household bills, the most in the nation – National & International News – FRI 17Mar2023

Over half of Mississippians struggling to pay household bills, the most in the nation. FAA seeks to address string of near-collisions at US airports. Poland, Slovakia to send Soviet-era jets to Ukraine.
NEMiss.News Judge Kelly Luther and friends

Judge Kelly Luther says overseeing drug court is the best part of his job

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Judge Kelly Luther is seeking a third term as judge in the Third Circuit Court District. He has served the Third Circuit Court District as a prosecutor or judge for nearly 32 years.

New aldermen begin term, discuss continuing need for street improvements

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They discussed making repairs to Carter Avenue and then over needed streets if funding allows.

Last-minute Election Day reminders

Many may be unaware of prohibitions against photographing ballots, loitering near polling places or campaigning too closer to voters.

A look at New Albany’s mayoral race

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Four-term mayor Kent is running as a Republican after changing from the Democratic Party and challenger James Dean is running as a Democrat.

Voters can cast absentee ballots for June 8 general election starting today

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Some races were settled in the party primaries so voters will have only two or three offices to decide on June 8.