Tag Archive for: Jackson water crisis

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…

Inveterate liar Rep. George Santos faces 3rd expulsion vote – National & International News – THU 30Nov2023

Inveterate liar Rep. George Santos faces 3rd expulsion vote. Under new EPA rule, cities like Jackson would have to replace all lead pipes in 10 years.

Majority Black Jackson may soon have courts, police run by majority white state government – National & International News – MON 27Feb2023

Majority Black Jackson may soon have courts, police run by majority white state government. State also moves to seize control of the city's water system- and hundreds of millions in federal funds.

Jackson water crisis “worst case scenario”, says mayor – National & International News – WED 28Dec2022

Jackson mayor says latest water disruption "worst case scenario". Southwest Airlines: Pilot union says weather not solely to blame for mass cancellations. US, other countries consider travel restrictions for China.

New ‘boil water’ notice in Jackson due to freeze – National & International News – MON 26Dec2022

New 'boil water' notice in Jackson due to freeze. Four substations sabotaged in Washington State, leaving 14,000 without power. Iran protest movement marks 100 days.

Congress unveils $1.7 trillion 2023 budget bill- National & International News – TUE 20Dec2022

Congress unveils $1.7 trillion 2023 budget bill. Supreme Court blocks lifting of Title 42, for now. Germany sentences former Nazi typist, 97, for complicity in 10,500 murders.

Judge OKs federal intervention in Jackson water management – National & International News – THU 1Dec2022

Judge OKs federal intervention in Jackson water management. San Francisco board OKs police use of killer robots. Jamaica, Barbados seek slavery reparations from sugar baron British MP.

EPA probes Mississippi state government for discrimination in Jackson water crisis – National & International News – FRI 21Oct2022

EPA probes Mississippi state government for discrimination in Jackson water crisis. Doctors warn parents to be on the look out for severe respiratory illness in children. Zelenskyy: Russia plans to blast major dam in Ukraine

Congress probes Mississippi’s handling of Jackson water crisis – National & International News – TUE 18Oct2022

Congress probes Mississippi's handling of Jackson water crisis. Kroger-Albertsons merger may increase grocery prices. Zelenskyy: 1/3 of Ukraine's power stations destroyed. Nigeria: Floods kill 600 since summer.

Congress advances bill to avert government shutdown with $20 million for Jackson – National & International News – TUE 27Oct2022

Congress unveils gov't funding bill with money for Ukraine, Jackson. Hurricane Ian: 2.5 million Floridians ordered to evacuate. Iran: At least 76 dead in crackdown on "morality police" protests.

Reeves declares Jackson’s water safe again… but would he drink it? – National & International News – FRI 16Sep2022

Reeves declares Jackson's water safe again... but would he drink it? Mar-a-Lago case: Judge rejects DOJ request to access docs. Ukraine: hundreds of graves, evidence of torture in recaptured areas.

Jackson residents now have running water, but it’s still not safe to drink – National & International News – MON 12Sept2022

Jackson residents now have running water, but it's still not safe to drink. DOJ subpoenas several Trump aides in Jan. 6 probe. China: Xinjiang COVID lockdowns lead to food, medicine shortages.

Jackson water crisis: Biden puts ball in Reeves’ court – National & International News – FRI 2Sept2022

Jackson water crisis: Biden puts ball in Reeves' court. Mar-a-Lago raid: Detailed list of seized material released. UN nuclear inspectors arrive at embattled Ukraine plant.