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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…
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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…

Today is the day: go vote!

Mississippi voters have 12 hours to make their voices heard on issues that will weigh heavily on the lives of all Mississippians.

SCOTUS thwarts GOP lawmakers’ bid to seize total control of NC elections – National & International News – TUE 27Jun2023

SCOTUS thwarts GOP lawmakers' bid to seize total control of NC elections. Pregnant workers now have more rights in workplace. UN says US subjects Guantanamo detainees to "cruel" treatment.
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Races for major statewide offices appear set

The qualification deadline for state elections has passed, and most top races seem set. But folks who watch Mississippi elections know that there can still be surprises in store.
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First week of qualifying produces 19 local candidates in Union County

As of 5 p.m. Friday, January 6th, 2023, there were 19 qualifiers for a variety of offices in Union County, Mississippi. Candidates have until 5 p.m. Wednesday, February 1 to complete qualification for the election
NEMiss.News Union Co. Circuit Clerk Phyllis Stanford

First day of candidates qualifying brings surprise in Union County

Union County Circuit Clerk Phyllis Stanford announced on January 3, 2023, that she will not seek reelection. Stanford will retire at the end of her term in 2023.
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2023 election battles start today

The 2023 election battle begins today, January 3, 2023, with a February 1 deadline to file for any elective office in Mississippi. Most constitutional offices in the state, from governor to constable, are up for election during 2023.

Supreme Court hears case that could upend how states run elections – National & International News – WED 7Dec2022

Supreme Court hears case that could upend how states run elections. Trump attorneys find more classified documents in a Florida storage unit. Germany: Massive operation nets 25 far-right coup plotters.
NEMiss.News County Clerk Phyllis Stanford and DS200 voting machine.

Union County supervisors purchase voting system that uses paper ballots

Union County Supervisors unanimously agreed to purchase a voting system with paper ballots and with no ability to transmit data wirelessly. The system will be in effect for next year's state-wide elections.

Biden extends student loan repayment pause until June 2023 – National & International News – WED 23Nov2022

Biden extends student loan repayment pause until June 2023. At least 7 dead in shooting at Virginia Walmart. Brazil election: Loser Bolsonaro challenges results.

Groups to file insurrection disqualification challenges to Trump’s 2024 candidacy – National & International News – WED 16Nov2022

Groups seek to bar Trump's 2024 candidacy using post-Civil War law. Same-sex marriage bill clears key Senate hurdle. World War III averted, for now.

Jackson: Historically Black church gutted in fire; suspect in custody. – National & International News – THU 10Nov2022

Jackson: arson fire guts historically Black church; suspect in custody. Will Oregonians get a right to healthcare? - Big wins for abortion, healthcare ballot initiatives. Brazil military rejects election fraud claims after Bolsonaro defeat.
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Why you shouldn’t expect decisive election results tonight – National & International News – TUE 8Nov2022

Why you shouldn't expect decisive election results tonight. National Park Service asks visitors to please stop licking their toads. Far-right Italian government turns away refugees rescued at sea.