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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.…

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…

UAW begins historic strike of automakers Ford, GM and Stellantis – National & International News – FRI 15Sep2023

UAW begins historic strike of Ford, GM and Stellantis. Texas Senators deliberating in AG Ken Paxton's impeachment trial. 

Special counsel charges Hunter Biden with felony gun crime – National & International News – THU 14Sep2023

Special counsel charges Hunter Biden with felony gun crime. UAW, automakers still far apart in contract talks with strike deadline tonight.

Rare blue supermoon may mean more dangerous tides in Hurricane Idalia’s path – National & International News – WED 30Aug2023

Rare blue supermoon tonight may mean more dangerous tides in Idalia's path. Biden administration wants to guarantee overtime pay to 3.6 million more workers. Another military coup in Africa, this time in Gabon.

99-year-old trucking company shuts down, putting 30,000 out of work – National & International News – MON 31Jul2023

Yellow trucking company shuts down, puts 30,000 out of work. Voting rights groups say Alabama GOP flouting SCOTUS election map order.

Trump says he is target of federal Jan. 6 criminal probe – National & International News

Trump says he is target of federal Jan. 6 criminal probe. Wages rise faster than prices for first time in 2 years. Priceless Israeli antiquities somehow found their way to Mar-a-Lago.

Arkansas loosens restrictions on child labor as feds crack down – National & International News – FRI 10Mar2023

Arkansas loosens restrictions on child labor as feds crack down. Snow covered parts of California now brace for heavy rain Germany: 7 killed in mass shooting at Jehovah's Witness Hall.

With child labor violations on the rise, Republican lawmakers want to roll back protections – National & International News – WED 15Feb2023

Republican lawmakers want kids as young as 14 to work longer hours and in dangerous jobs. Ohio community urged to use bottled water after toxic train derailment. Syria: Assad allows more UN aid convoys into rebel stronghold nine days after earthquake.

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

Amazon warehouse workers in US, 40 other countries strike on Black Friday – National & International News – FRI 25Nov2022

Amazon warehouse workers strike on Black Friday. Trump rape accuser files upgraded lawsuit. Australia: Much-maligned bird may be key to controlling even more hated invasive toad.

Thousands of Starbucks workers strike on one of chain’s busiest days – National & International News – THU 17Nov2022

Thousands of Starbucks workers strike on one of chain's busiest days. Senate issues damning report on "excessive" gynecological procedures on ICE detainees. Iran security forces kill boys, 9 and 14, in protest crackdown.

Fearing losing Congress, Dems look for lame-duck wins on child tax credits, same-sex marriage – National & International – MON 7Nov2022

Fearing losing Congress, Dems look for lame-duck wins on child tax credits, same-sex marriage. US quietly pushes for Ukraine-Russia talks.

Why slavery is on the ballot in five states – National & International News – THU 27Oct2022

Why slavery is on the ballot in five states. STL school shooter used rifle previously confiscated by police. UN: World's efforts to avert climate catastrophe "highly inadequate".