Tag Archive for: Mississippi

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…
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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…

UK PM Sunak calls early elections, which some call “a gamble” – National & International News – WED 22May2024

Graceland saved? "Fake" company apparently withdraws foreclosure claim. Poultry company sued for Mississippi teen's death had 4 teens working in Alabama plant. UK PM Sunak calls early elections, which some call "a gamble".

Autoworkers union faces second big test in the South this week – National & International News – MON 13Apr2024

UAW faces second big test in the South this week. Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen takes stand in hush-money trial. Israel targets marked UN vehicle in Rafah, kills foreign UN worker.

Mississippi police officer charged for forcing inmate to lick urine off floor – National & International News – THU 14Mar2024

Mississippi police officer charged for forcing inmate to lick urine off floor. European Commission accused of "bankrolling" dictators to halt migrant flows.

Mississippi lawmakers want to restore ballot initiatives — but not for abortion – National & International News – THU 25Jan2024

Mississippi lawmakers want to update our state's ballot initiative process to allow voters a direct say on policy - unless they want a say on abortion.

Brookhaven, MS: FedEx driver shot at by two men sues for $5 million – National & International News – WED 29Nov2023

Brookhaven, MS: FedEx driver shot at by two men sues for $5 million.  UAW push to unionize Toyota, Tesla, other automakers. US foiled plot by India to assassinate American Sikh activist, DOJ says.

County mill budgets hearing and property tax increase. School bond. What is the Difference?

  During the Board of Supervisors meeting on Monday, August 21, 2023, a public hearing on the Mill budget was scheduled for 10am, September 14, 2023 at the Union County Chancery Clerk Office. This public hearing will provide an opportunity…

Federal judge strikes down Mississippi law that limited who can help mail-in voters – National & International News – FRI 28Jul2023

Court blocks Mississippi law limiting who can help mail-in voters. Alabama woman charged in kidnapping hoax. Russian mercenary leader Prigozhin surfaces after Niger Coup - or does he?

Mississippi Sales Tax Holiday July 28th-29th, 2023

Mississippi Sales Tax Holiday July 28th-29th, 2023   The Mississippi’s s 2023 Sales Tax Holiday will take place between 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 28 and midnight on Saturday, July 29. Selections of clothing, shoes, accessories…

Tornados kill 4 in Missouri; expect storms in Mississippi all day today and overnight till midday tomorrow – National & International News – WED 5Apr2023

Tornados kill 5 in Missouri; expect storms in Mississippi after 2pm and overnight till midday tomorrow. Israeli soldiers storm mosque during Ramadan.

Biden to visit Rolling Fork, MS, on Friday, with more storms expected – National & International News – THU 30Mar2023

Biden to visit Rolling Fork, MS, tomorrow, with more storms expected. Another fiery train derailment in Minnesota. Mexico opens homicide investigation after deadly migrant center fire.

Pearl Harbor veteran, 101, returns on 80th anniversary of attack – National & International News – TUE 7Dec2021

Pearl Harbor veteran, 101, returns on 80th anniversary of attack. DOJ closes Emmett Till probe with no new charges. Fears rise Russians will invade Ukraine.

Judge Shands, black Mississippians’ vaccine skepticism is NOT the crux of our COVID mess

Contrary to Shands' assumptions, black Mississippians may actually be MORE vaccinated than white Mississippians. Get the facts within.