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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…
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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…
NEMiss.News NAFD cools it at the Library

New Albany Fire Department creates a spray party at Union County Library

New Albany Fire Department personnel gave local kids a 'spray foam party' at the library. It was a welcome treat on a day with temperatures in the 90s.
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Aldermen delay action on Comprehensive Plan, approve $194,738 spray park, raise monthly garbage collection fees

City Board delays adopting comprehensive plan until marijuana decisions made, approves new spray park, honors city Code Enforcement Officer Eric Thomas. Marijuana hearing set for August 1.
NEMiss.News Bill Maddox, NALGW Director

Electric power system improvements main topic of May 3 city board meeting

New Albany Alderman approve funding for improving NALGW operations to decrease labor costs and hold down customer prices, while improving customer service.

New Albany spray park unlikely to open this summer

City officials would like to build a new spray park but estimated cost for a similar attraction would be $500,000 to $700,000.

New Albany aldermen mark autism month and honor Boys and Girls Club winner

Aldermen are scheduled to open bids on the various options to renovate the former Fred's building into a municipal complex May 4.

New Albany aldermen consider whether spray park worth repair costs

Although the spray park does not make a huge amount of money it is the only water facility and draws visitors from a multi-county area.

New Albany aldermen talk pot holes, spray park, streetlights

Resurfacing the highest-priority street, Moss Hill Drive, should happen in May with others to follow.

New Albany board extends emergency orders for 30 days, emphasizes need for distancing

New Albany aldermen ratified Mayor Tim Kent’s emergency orders concerning the coronavirus pandemic and extended them for 30 more days at their April meeting. The orders were set to expire April 7. While the mayor has authority to issue…

City must decide what to do with spray park, old school

Problems with the spray park, what to do about B. F. Ford School, and a proposed $13.5-million bond issue for utility department improvements were among items New Albany aldermen discussed at their March meeting. The spray park, more than…

NA aldermen talk street repair, utility improvements, new housing

New Albany aldermen had a longer meeting than usual Tuesday, dealing with topics as diverse as street paving, the spray park, a new subdivision, utility improvements and B. F. Ford School. Most of these will be covered in separate stories…