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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…
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.…
NEMiss.news Food security concerns in schools

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…
NEMiss.news Food security concerns in schools

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…
NEMiss.news Food security concerns in schools

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…

A year after Roe struck down, taxpayer-funded “crisis pregnancy centers” expand in Mississippi – National & International News – FRI 23Jun2023

Reeves has directed $10 million towards "crisis pregnancy centers", but how much have they helped new mothers? USDA to spend $2.3 billion on food aid programs. Russian mercenary boss says Ukraine war "based on lies", threatens rebellion.

Virginia: 6-year-old who shot teacher won’t be charged – National & International News – THU 9Mar2023

Virginia: 6-year-old who shot teacher won't be charged; more disturbing details emerge. Biden releases ambitious budget proposal, challenges GOP to show their hand in debt ceiling fight.

Savannah police, FBI search for toddler, missing 5 days – National & International News – MON 10Oct2022

Savannah police, FBI search for toddler, missing 5 days. Pentagon struggles to address rising suicide rates. Russia strikes Kyiv in retaliation for Crimea bridge explosion.

Hurricane Ian makes landfall in Florida as Category 4 – National & International News – WED 29Sep2022

Hurricane Ian makes landfall in Florida. Biden lays out plan to end US hunger by 2030. Cuba begins restoring power after Ian caused total blackout.

Why people are outraged over this trucker’s 110-year sentence – National & International News – WED 22Dec2021

Millions seek leniency for trucker with 110-year prison sentence. Aid cuts to Yemen despite widespread starvation.

NASA tests ability to defend Earth from asteroids – National & International News – THU 25Nov2021 – Happy Thanksgiving!

NASA tests ability to defend Earth from asteroids. Pentagon combats food and housing insecurity in its ranks. Sudan: Protesters demand full return of civilian rule after coup.
NEMiss.news Food security concerns in schools

‘Food insecurity’ is real concern for local schools, families

Because of growing concern over "food insecurity," providing meals to students has been a factor in deciding to resume school classes. Food insecurity, which has become something of a "buzz word. " It is defined as lack of access to food…