Tag Archive for: human rights

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…
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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

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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.…

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…

Autoworkers union faces second big test in the South this week – National & International News – MON 13Apr2024

UAW faces second big test in the South this week. Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen takes stand in hush-money trial. Israel targets marked UN vehicle in Rafah, kills foreign UN worker.

Mississippi police officer charged for forcing inmate to lick urine off floor – National & International News – THU 14Mar2024

Mississippi police officer charged for forcing inmate to lick urine off floor. European Commission accused of "bankrolling" dictators to halt migrant flows.

OPINION: Uncomfortable truths about Navalny and US hypocrisy over Assange and Israel – National & International News – MON 19Feb2024

US officials' outrage over Navalny's death makes their silence over the plight of Julian Assange and an impending massacre in Gaza all the more deafening.

UN Court finds Israel may be committing genocide. What now? – National & International News – FRI 26Jan2024

"Torture" death of Alabama inmate condemned. UN Court rules against Israel in genocide case, orders emergency measures. 

Oregon: Teen saves baby after 3 people electrocuted in front of her home – National & International News – FRI 19Jan2024

Oregon: Teen saves baby after 3 people electrocuted in front of her home.  Alabama inmate asks appeals court to halt gas execution next week.  Israel: Ministers furious after reports Netanyahu nixed hostage deal. 

Human Rights Watch: Israel using starvation as weapon of war in Gaza – National & International News – MON 18Dec2023

Human Rights Watch: Israel using starvation as weapon of war in Gaza. Def. Sec. Austin announces US-led naval operation in Red Sea after Houthi strikes on shipping.

Mississippi man killed, buried without family’s knowledge, laid to rest a second time – National & International News – TUE 21Nov2023

Mississippi man killed, buried without family's knowledge, laid to rest a second time. Israeli cabinet approves hostage release plan with 4-day pause in Gaza shelling.

Biden rejects plea deal for 9/11 defendants – National & International News – THU 7Sep2023

Biden rejects plea deal for 9/11 defendants. Atlanta: 61 'Cop City' protesters charged with RICO crimes.

Hawaii: Videos suggest downed power lines sparked devastating fires – National & International News – WED 16Aug2023

Videos suggest downed power lines sparked Maui's devastating fires. 9/11 families told death penalty may be off the table for hijackers. North Korea says US soldier fled racism in military.

Memphis: Protests after Black man dies of injuries following traffic stop, “confrontation” with MPD – National & International News – TUE 17Jan2023

Protests after Black man dies of injuries following MPD traffic stop. Texas prisoners hunger strike to protest inhumane solitary confinement. US, European firms supply Myanmar's brutal junta.

Newly-elected NY Congressman who reportedly lied about family, resume may now be in legal hot water – National & International News – THU 29Dec2022

Newly-elected Congressman who reportedly lied about background, qualifications may face legal troubles. Did an employee walkout contribute to Southwest's cancellation fiasco? Israel swears in its most right-wing government in its history

Jan. 6: Secret Service deleted texts from Jan. 5 and 6 after subpoena – National & International News – MON 18Jul2022

Jan. 6: Secret Service reportedly deleted texts from Jan. 5 and 6 after subpoena. Report finds "systemic failures" in police response to Uvalde shooting. Tensions remain after Biden meeting with Saudi Prince.