Tag Archive for: Lee County MS

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…
concrete pad

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…
missing man mcquary

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…
NEMiss.News Green Guys Dispensary

A Saltillo marijuana dispensary raided, owner arrested and charged

A Saltillo medical marijuana dispensary raided, owner arrested for multiple charges.
NEMiss.News Hail stone May 2, 2022

Northeast MS hail and wind storm Monday afternoon May 2nd

A fierce hail storm blew through New Albany and the surrounding area on the afternoon of May 2, 2022. Large wind-driven stones stones fell first, then smaller stones blanketed the ground in many places.
NEMiss.News Northeast MS March 30 storms

Wednesday storm causes significant property damage but no injuries in northeast Mississippi

Heavy thunderstorms blew through Northeast Mississippi Wednesday evening, bringing winds, rain and tornado sirens throughout the area.
NEMiss.News Brush fire

Union County and New Albany fire fighters kept busy Tuesday

Local fire departments fought fires all over the county on Tuesday, February 16, and are encouraging everyone to remember that dry conditions and gusty winds can quickly create problems.
NEMiss.News BNA Bank, New Albany, MS

BNA Bank announces promotions

BNA Bank of New Albany, MS, recently announced four new promotions.
NEMiss.News Lee Co. Sheriff Jimmy Johnson

Lee County Sheriff’s officers arrest 14-year old for making threat of violent act at an unspecified north Mississippi school.

Fourteen year old arrested after federal cell phone surveillance intercepted a suspected threat of violence at a school.
NEMiss.News BNA groundbreaking, Tupelo MS

BNA Bank breaks ground on new plaza in downtown Tupelo

Construction is already underway for BNA Bank's new plaza in downtown Tupelo. The building will house BNA's third banking location in Tupelo, and has space for a variety of other tenants.
NEMiss.News Snow plows by the dozen

Mass murder, slow snow removal draw comment at Tupelo City Council meeting

Hard to believe that a snow removal complaint was a topic of discussion at the August 3, 2021 Tupelo City Council meeting. However, every citizen has the right to come before the city "fathers" on most any topic of interest or discontent- no matter what the current temperature may be.
NEMiss.News Former Lee County Sheriff, Harold Ray Presley

Harold Ray: An Unlikely Start to be Legendary Sheriff

On the 20th anniversary of his death, former Lee County Sheriff Harold Ray Presley, is remembered by his nephew, Brandon Presley. Against all odds, Harold Ray rose above his rough beginnings to become the Sheriff of Lee County, Mississippi, where he battled drug problems and encouraged drop-outs to better their lives by getting their GED.
Snow & ice in New Albany NEMiss.News

Much of north Mississippi was spared power failures suffered elsewhere in the state

Mother Nature was a bit kinder to north Mississippi than to some other regions, many of whom experienced severe power outages.
NEMiss.News Sadie Holland

Sadie J. Holland

    Her family is famous in Northeast Mississippi for treating all people equally. Rich or poor, regardless of race, religion or pedigree, the Hollands of Lee County are famous for stubbornly insisting that everyone be treated…

Lee County Sheriff Warns of Scam Calls

Tupelo- The Lee County Sheriff’s office released a statement saying that they have received several calls about a new scam. The scammers are telling residents that they are with the Sheriff’s Department. People are being told they have outstanding…