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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.…
Northeast MS news Ms is 12th in Covid-19 statistics

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…
Northeast MS news Ms is 12th in Covid-19 statistics

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…
Northeast MS news Ms is 12th in Covid-19 statistics

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…

White House doubles down on Biden run even as more Dems look elsewhere – National & International News – WED 3Jul2024

White House doubles down on Biden run even as more Dems look elsewhere. Reporter who helped expose MS welfare scandal may be jailed for refusing to reveal sources.
NEmiss.News House passes Medicaid expansion bill

Mississippi House passes Medicaid expansion bill; Senate drafting their own version

The Mississippi House has passed a Medicaid expansion bill. The Senate is currently drafting its own version.

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.

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
NEMiss.News Favre, Reeves & Bryant

Mississippi welfare scandal: Ex-Gov. Bryant threatens to sue “Mississippi Today”, demands apologies for coverage – National & International News – FRI 19May2023

Mississippi welfare scandal: Ex-Gov. Bryant threatens to sue Mississippi Today, demands apologies for coverage. Debt ceiling crisis: GOP "pause" talks, at an "impasse".
NEMiss.News Speaker Philip Gunn

Mississippians favor Medicaid expansion; Speaker Gunn still says “NO”

Mississippi Speaker of the House Philip Gunn stands in the way of Medicaid expansion. Expansion of Medicaid is favored by 80% of Mississippians, who believe it will save lives and keep their hospitals open.
NEMiss. News Brett Favre, Tate Reeves, Phil Bryant

Welfare embezzlement case: Nancy New, other defendants try to stall state suit to recoup funds

Defendants in the MDHS civil case to recoup embezzled welfare funds are attempting to halt the civil case until the criminal probe is complete. MDHS says Nancy New and other defendants are attempting to delay liability for their actions.

Mississippi now one of the world’s leaders in mass incarceration – National & International News – FRI 12Aug2022

Mississippi now one of the world's leaders in mass incarceration per capita. Do you feel safer yet?
NEMiss.News former Gov. Phil Bryant under investigation

FINALLY: Bryant subpoenaed regarding his role in embezzling federal money intended for Mississippi’s poorest people

Former Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant has been subpoenaed in the massive embezzlement of funds from the state's welfare department. Mississippi's largest ever embezzlement took place while Bryant was governor and Tate Reeves was lieutenant governor.
NEMiss.News John Nowlin at toxic pond

Local cattleman sues agribusiness giant over deaths of livestock

An Ecru cattleman has sued a $6 billion agribusiness in poisoning deaths of seven head of livestock killed by ammonia runoff. Meanwhile, questions have arisen about the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality's monitoring procedures.
Northeast MS news Ms is 12th in Covid-19 statistics

Mississippi Today: MS is now nation’s 12th highest in Covid-19

Republished by permission of Mississippi Today:   Editor’s note: Case data was compiled Tuesday, March 24 as of 4 p.m. Eastern Time from individual state health departments, as compiled by The COVID Tracking Project, and matched…