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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 expands strikes to 38 facilities in 20 states, including one in Mississippi – National & International News – FRI 22Sep2023

UAW expands strikes to 38 facilities in 20 states, including one in Mississippi. DOJ charges prominent Democratic Senator and wife with bribery. Iran cracks down on remembrances for slain hijab protesters.
NEMiss.News UCSD bond vote

Opinion: Vote Yes on the Union County School District bond issue

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The Union County School District's bond issue is a good investment in the future of our community.

Brookhaven, MS: Black FedEx driver shot at by two white men loses job days after mistrial – National & International News – WED 23Aug2023

Brookhaven, MS: Black FedEx driver shot at by two white men loses job after mistrial. Biden launches new income-driven repayment program for student borrowers. Russia: Wagner mercenary chief Prigozhin in fatal plane crash, supposedly.

At least 36 dead in Hawaii wildfires; death toll likely to rise – National & International News- THU 10Aug2023

At least 36 dead in Hawaii wildfires; death toll likely to rise. MS Supreme Court blocks Favre's attempt to dodge welfare fraud suit. 5 US citizens to be released after years in Iran prison. US bans American investment in some China tech sectors.

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Report: Two new national monument sites in Mississippi will honor Emmett Till and his mother

Two sites in Mississippi will be part of a new national monument honoring lynching victim Emmett Till and his mother. This will provide federal protection for sites that have been repeatedly vandalized.

Mississippi: Multiple women accuse Clay County Sheriff of sexual coercion – from Mississippi Today

For years, women in Clay County have been coming forward with accusations of sexual impropriety by Sheriff Eddie Scott. Repeated allegations have been dismissed, accusers have been silenced, investigations have gone nowhere, and Scott is still sheriff.  @MSTODAYnews

Mississippi: Boy, 16, dies in work accident at Hattiesburg poultry plant – National & International News – WED 19Jul2023

Guatemalan boy, 16, dies in work accident at Hattiesburg, MS, poultry plant. Concerns for US soldier who crossed into North Korea.

5 Rankin County, MS, deputies fired or quit after “torturing” two men, shooting one in January – National & International News – WED 28Jun2023

5 Rankin Co. deputies fired or quit after "torturing" two men, shooting one in January. Deadly heatwave spreads from Texas to Mississippi and Tennessee. In rare move, US censures Israel over West Bank violence.

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.
NEMiss.News Juneteenth 2023 New Albany, MS

New Albany, MS’s first annual Juneteenth event a massive community success!

Enjoy the beautiful photos from the festival, courtesy of the Union County Juneteenth Committee!

Fossil Road Show a big hit once again at Union County Heritage Museum

Annual Fossil Road Show drew a large and enthusiastic crowd of all ages at the Union County Heritage Museum.