Tag Archive for: Fire

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…

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.

Serious injuries in two-car collision Wednesday morning on Highway 15

A fiery two car accident on the morning of Wednesday June 22, 2022, caused serious injuries, Contrary to circulated information, there were no deaths at the scene.
NEMiss.News Thomas Wholesale Furniture fire

Men indicted and arrested in connection with ferocious fire in Union County in 2019

Two men have been indicted for arson and arrested for the early morning fire on June 26, 2019, that destroyed Thomas Wholesale Furniture and a Masterbilt storage facility in Union County, MS.
NEMiss.News Van Atkins fire still billowing morning of 1-22-2001

Fire Chief Mark Whiteside reminisces about dramatic fire at Van Atkins building

New Albany's Fire Chief Mark Whiteside writes about the fire that destroyed the Van Atkins Department Store 21 years ago. He tells how the downtown and many firefighters were spared that night.
NEMiss.News Camp Street fire 12-12

New Albany firemen put out house fire and deal with a burning battery device during the weekend

New Albany Fire Department called out to house fire and to deal with a burning battery charger at a business. See information on dangers of battery chargers.
NEMiss.News Fire at Kinder-Morgan gas station

Disaster averted in natural gas station fire

A passer-by's quick action helped avert a dangerous explosion this morning at the Kinder-Morgan gas station just outside the city limits. New Albany's fire department answered the call to the scene.

Sunday morning fire destroys Myrtle residence

No one was injured and the cause has not yet been determined.

Departments respond to house fire on Hwy. 30 West Thursday

New Albany, West Union and Myrtle departments responded.
New Albany MS Piper Impact fire 2

Building codes…code enforcement…what’s the purpose…what’s the importance?

"We spend a lot of time dealing with these issues, and often with disgruntled individuals, because 'they just don’t understand why they have to do these silly things.'"

New Albany adds first two female firefighters to department

Both have already shown they can function in highly stressful situations and perform the tasks needed for the job.

PIne Ridge home sustains smoke, water, fire damage Tuesday

The fire apparently began in the cooking area and spread.

Lightning heavily damages Crotts home on Magnolia Drive, no injuries reported

Fire Chief Mark Whiteside said this has been a year for unusual calls, including this lightning strike and two cases where lightning struck natural gas meters.