Tag Archive for: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

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 Ted DiBiase

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 Ted DiBiase

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 Ted DiBiase

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…

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.
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".

Majority Black Jackson may soon have courts, police run by majority white state government – National & International News – MON 27Feb2023

Majority Black Jackson may soon have courts, police run by majority white state government. State also moves to seize control of the city's water system- and hundreds of millions in federal funds.
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.
NEMiss.News Jim Waide (L) and Tate Reeves

Tupelo attorney Jim Waide wants judicial review of Tate Reeves’ meddling in embezzlement lawsuit

Attorney Jim Waide says Tate Reeves ordered payment of embezzled welfare dollars to friends and supporters, and that Reeves should be a target of the lawsuit -not in charge it.
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 Favre, Reeves & Bryant

Mississippi welfare scandal hits national news; Reeves fires lawyer who tried to get info about who got the money

The Mississippi Department of Human Services' welfare embezzlement scandal went national with news of Tate Reeves' firing of attorney Brad Pigott. Pigott was fired after issuing a subpoena relating to $5 million dollars of federal welfare money given to the University of Southern MS to build a volleyball stadium.
NEMiss.News Favre, Reeves & Bryant

Brett Favre’s role in DHS embezzlement scandal

In the April 7 installment of its series on the embezzlement of millions of dollars in federal TANF funds, Mississippi Today highlights Brett Favre's role in diverting millions from MSDH clients. The federal funds were supposed to provide Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF).
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Mississippi Today publishes detailed information on Phil Bryant’s role in welfare embezzlement scandal

Mississippi Today released the first results of their investigation into Phil Bryant's connection to welfare embezzlement scandal. Over $70 million was misspent by a the Department of Mental Health, which he directly supervised.
NEMiss.News former Gov. Phil Bryant under investigation

Closing in on former Governor Phil Bryant in the DHS embezzlement scandal

Mississippi Today takes aim at Phil Bryant for his participation in a scheme to funnel millions of federal TANF funds away from needy Mississippians. We say "about time Bryan is called to account!"
Northeast MS News Ted DiBiase

Ted “Million Dollar Man” DiBiase reaps $2 million from MDHS for ministry

New Albany, MS - News and Commentary: Last week’s story about the state auditor arresting six people for embezzling millions intended for the poorest people in the state was shocking for most Mississippians. The account of the case posted…