Tag Archive for: Sam Mosley

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…
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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…
NEMiss.News Steber playing saw

Opening of Bill Steber exhibit another ‘first’ for Union County Heritage Museum

The premier showing of 'Spirit in the Soil: Objects and Evocations of the Mississippi Blues', by renowned artist Bill Steber, drew an appreciative audience from near and far. It will hang in the museum through November. Don't miss it!
NEMiss.News Spoke 'N Word Weekend

SPOKE ‘N WORD WEEKEND in the Best Southern Small Town

New Albany's June festival, The Spoke 'N Word Weekend, will include biking, story telling, live music, events for charity, food and Sam Mosley Freedom Fest. Events will take place in several downtown locations, so check the map in the story for information.
NEMiss.News Black strings band at Lafayette Springs Hotel

African American String Bands & White Blues is topic at Museum

Music scholar Scott Barretta will discuss African American string bands and white blues at February's Museum Moments. A light lunch will be served; the public is invited.
NEMiss.News Sam Mosley, a bright spot on the porch

Living Blues Magazine to honor Mosley & Johnson Band

The public is invited to a reception honoring the musical legacy of Sam Mosley and the Mosely & Johnson Band, Friday Nov. 12 at the museum. There will be food, drink and music.
NEMiss.News Nov 2 New Albany City Board

Propose naming downtown bridge over Tallahatchie River for Zack Stewart

New Albany Aldermen unanimously approve the possible naming of the Tallahatchie bridge for Zack Stewart, among other business. Sam Mosley & the Mosely & Johnson Band is to be honored November 12.

2021 FreedomFest ends with concert, good weather and attendance

Earlier in the day, Pedaling for Hope, Storytime at the Union County Library and a cooking contest were held.

Three-day FreedomFest under way, ending with music and fireworks

The events are free except for the wine tasting and the trail ride, which is a charity benefit.

Mosley and fireworks to conclude three-day FreedomFest

Local group Southern Soul and Co. and Sam Mosley with the Mosley and Johnson Band and Muscle Shoals Horns will perform Saturday night.
Blues artist Eden Brent performing at museum

Evening of blues closes museum exhibit

By J. Lynn West Editor An overflow crowd spilled out into the halls and adjoining room Friday to hear the blues, jazz and boogie-woogie stylings of Mississippi artist Eden Brent. Brent with her husband, Bob, on trombone, was performing…
New Albany, MS museum Cast of Blues exhibit

“Cast of Blues” exhibit at museum will feed all the senses

Sharon McConnell-Dickerson’s “Cast of Blues” life cast exhibit has taken her all over the world: Cognac, France; Chicago, Illinois; Kansas City, Missouri; Albuquerque, New Mexico, and now the Mississippi artist is adding New Albany, Mississippi…

American Idol contestant performs in New Albany

When your fan base turns out to hear you in sub-freezing weather, you must be doing something right. The Eisenhauer band returned to New Albany on Friday, January 22nd to perform concerts at the Cine and at the Basement. The band has been playing…

New Albany to Bring Back an Expanded Freedom Fest Celebration

NEW ALBANY, MS – New Albany will have a new event this summer with the reintroduction of the New Albany Freedom Fest which will be held at Park Along the River in Downtown New Albany on Saturday, June 27th. After a hiatus of a couple of…