Tag Archive for: Northeast 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…

Plans discussed to improve internet access in Union County, statewide – May 18, 2023

NALGW's Bill Mattox and Sally Doty of Broadband Expansion and Accessibility of Mississippi (BEAM) discuss plans to improve internet and broadband access in Union County and elsewhere in the state.

Old wastewater treatment facility probably will never be RV park.

Even if all the property cannot be reclaimed and used, the move should reduce the odor problem in the park and sportsplex areas.

Magnolia Civic Center getting expanded stage, other improvements

The project includes improving backstage loading access and added safety.

Expanded plaza at Tanglefoot welcome center nearly ready for use

The plaza was actually part of the original design when the building was slated to be closer to the library lower parking lot.

Main Street Envision program will provide tourism connectivity plan ‘to help people move around’ better

This is one of a series of Main Street-sponsored connectivity programs and the plan should be ready by the end of October.

Downtown businessman Tommy Sappington dies suddenly

Sappington's father had been in business before him for many years.

Fire station expansion project moving ahead after shipping, rain delays

Fire funds can be used to pay for the expansion that has been in the planning stage more than a year.

Aldermen appoint attorney Regan Russell municipal judge

Arrangements to replace all city streetlights with LEDs has reached the stage for the lights to be ordered.

Local man faces drug trafficking charge

Officers happened up on the suspect while investigating an unrelated case.

City school board interviewing architectural firms for possible construction

Trustees had not adopted a specific plan, apparently, but might build on a design created before the pandemic.

Community development director calls on aldermen for planning position

Stroud will form focus and discussion groups before submitting a final job description.

Hee Haw performances postponed due to Covid concerns

The local production includes many of the standard Hee Haw features using familiar local people in the cast.