Tag Archive for: environmental hazard

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…

TN: Ousted Memphis lawmaker reinstated; GOP Governor orders tighter gun background checks – National & International News – WED 13Apr2023

TN: Ousted Memphis lawmaker reinstated; GOP Governor orders tighter gun background checks. Texas town waits and worries as giant sinkhole expands. China menaces Taiwan with military drills circling island.

Biden to visit Rolling Fork, MS, on Friday, with more storms expected – National & International News – THU 30Mar2023

Biden to visit Rolling Fork, MS, tomorrow, with more storms expected. Another fiery train derailment in Minnesota. Mexico opens homicide investigation after deadly migrant center fire.

Texas judge hears case that could ban abortion pills nationwide – National & International News – WED 15Mar2023

Texas judge hears case that could ban abortion pills nationwide. Ohio sues Norfolk Southern over toxic derailment. Russian warplane forces down US surveillance drone over Black Sea.

Atlanta: Protests, multiple arrests at “Cop City” site where police gunned down eco-activist – National & International News – MON 6Mar2023

Atlanta: Protests, multiple arrests at "Cop City" site where eco-activist was gunned down by police. Second Norfolk Southern train derails in Ohio, just over a month after East Palestine. Greece: Violent protests in Athens after train crash that killed 57.

State, federal officials continue to downplay residents’ health concerns after Ohio train derailment – National & International News – FRI 25Feb2023

Residents near Ohio train derailment frustrated with officials downplaying health and environment concerns. State and federal agencies dismiss fears about air, water and soil contamination.

Transport Secretary Buttigieg sends “sharply worded letter” to train company, 16 days after Ohio derailment – National & International News – MON 20Feb2023

**BREAKING**: Another massive quake strikes Turkey. Buttigieg sends "sharply worded letter" to train company 16 days after Ohio derailment. Biden makes surprise visit to Ukrainian capital ahead of Russian war anniversary.

Suspect in custody after 6 killed in mass shooting in Arkabutla, MS, in Tate County – National & International News – FRI 17Feb2023

Suspect in custody after 6 killed in mass shooting in Arkabutla, Tate County, MS. Worried residents see cover-up in Ohio train derailment.

Ohio train derailment: Railroad reps ditch town meeting – National & International News – THU 16Feb2023

Ohio train derailment: Railroad reps ditch town meeting. Georgia: Partial grand jury report released on Trump election meddling. Peru: Report finds racial bias in deadly crackdown on indigenous protesters.

With child labor violations on the rise, Republican lawmakers want to roll back protections – National & International News – WED 15Feb2023

Republican lawmakers want kids as young as 14 to work longer hours and in dangerous jobs. Ohio community urged to use bottled water after toxic train derailment. Syria: Assad allows more UN aid convoys into rebel stronghold nine days after earthquake.

Toxic gas concerns linger after Ohio train derailment – National & International News – WED 8Feb2023

Toxic gas concerns linger after Ohio train derailment. Chinese spy balloon: Diplomatic and political fallout continues. Turkey-Syria quake: Death toll tops 12,000. Anger turns towards Erdogan.

EPA grant may help reclaim contaminated properties in eight Three Rivers counties

Three Rivers Planning and Development District has received a $600,000 Brownfield Coalition Assessment Grant from the Environmental Protection Agency, some of which will be used to benefit Lee, Pontotoc and Union counties. Specifically, money…