Tag Archive for: Faulkner Literary Fest

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…
concrete pad

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.…
Rowan Oak

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…
Rowan Oak

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…
Rowan Oak

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 Genocide at Horseshoe Bend quilt

Southern Lit 101 exhibit at Museum combines history, literature, geography & quilting

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Southern Lit 101, now on exhibit at the Union County Heritage Museum, features Cathy Fussell's artistic quilting impressions of the South's literature, history and geography.
NEMiss.News Addie Bundren in Her Coffin quilt

Southern Lit 101 fiber art exhibitopens July 11 at the museum

Southern Lit 101, an Exhibit of works by Cathy Fussell, a leading Southern textile artist, opens July 11 at the Museum.
NEMiss.News Songwriters in the Round at museum

Songwriters in the Round features popular artists telling their stories in song

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Songwriters in the Round brings the art of storytelling in song to the museum.
NEMiss.News Southern Literature discussion at Museum Moments

Dr. Kate Stewart is speaker for Museum Moments, July 20th

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Dr. Kate Stewart will speak Thursday's Museum Moments at the Union County Heritage Museum.
NEMiss.News Book selected for Community Read 2022

Mississippi Arts Commission grant helped fund Faulkner Literary Fest, currently under way for 2022

Mississippi Arts Commission makes a big impact in the New Albany community's literary-focused festivals, work shops and discussions. Activities include many community events planned July through October.
NEMiss.News Harrison Scott Key

Harrison Scott Key, a Thurber Award winner who loves to get everyone laughing, is Faulkner Literary Luncheon speaker.

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Harrison Scott Key, reared in Mississippi and winner of the Thurber Award for humor, is this year's Faulkner Literary Luncheon speaker. Thrilled to be a 'hillbilly' writer of humor, Key likes to get everyone laughing.
NEMiss.News Robert Johnson triptych

Mixed media portraits made from rubble, plus award winning photos opening Sept. 8

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A unique mixed media exhibit focused on the Mississippi Blues and the preservation of its artifacts opens September 8, 2022, at the museum. The public is invited to enjoy the stories, music and evocative art.
New Albany MS museum photo contest

Museum Photography Contest: “Take a Hike in Yoknapatawpha”

"Take a Hike in Yoknapatawpha" is the theme of the photography contest and exhibit coming up this June at the Union County Heritage Museum. The contest is juried with cash awards in four categories. “We want people to get outside, enjoy…
Faulkner art exhibit

Faulkner, Folk Art & More Exhibit opens Friday 9/28

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The Faulkner Folk Art and More Exhibit opens at the Union County Heritage Museum Friday, September 28th, from 5:30 - 7:00 PM. This is as annual juried exhibit of art work from regional artists who have entered pieces inspired by the annual…

Author who “gets” Mississippi featured at Faulkner Awards Luncheon

An outsider, an Englishman no less, who really "gets it" about Mississippi will speak at the annual Faulkner Literary Luncheon, Thursday, September 28. Richard Grant, author of the non-fiction best seller, Dispatches From Pluto, Lost and…
Faulkner Literary Fest Luncheon

Faulkner Luncheon features Dispatches from Pluto author Richard Grant

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The annual Faulkner Literary Luncheon will be held Friday, September 28, noon, at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall in New Albany. Guest speaker will be Richard Grant, author of the book Dispatches from Pluto. The winners…
Rowan Oak

September Museum Moments to feature Faulkner’s home, Rowan Oak

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On September 20, 2018, Brothers Cham and Ike Trotter will share stories and letters from the book Rowan Oak: A History of the William Faulkner Home, by Sally Stone Trotter. The book is about William Faulkner‘s purchase of what became his…