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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…

TVA asks customers to conserve energy Tuesday evening January 16 into Wednesday morning

TVA requests that customers conserve energy Tuesday evening January 16 into Wednesday morning as temperatures dip to extreme lows.
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Severe weather ahead: Don’t be fooled by increases in incorrect forecasts, get prepared

Though it is getting more difficult to know which weather forecasts to worry about, stay prepared.
NEMiss. News NALGW working to restore power

NALGW linemen worked through the night trying to keep the power on

Power outages from local storm damage and a rare TVA transmission problem created many hours of dangerous work for New Albany Light Gas & Water linemen. At one point 60% of their customers were without power.
NEMiss.News Brandon Presley, Northern District Commissioner

Presley Issues Statement on Electricity Service to Medical Marijuana Facilities

Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley comments on electric service to medical marijuana facilities.

TVA gives $5,000 to improve Middle School’s unique Imagine Lab

The lab allows students to learn computer programming, laser engraving, CNC routing, sublimation printing, 3-D printing, drones, robotics and other technological skills.
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City school funds typically low this time of year but should see boost next month

  The January meeting of the New Albany School Board of Trustees by way of Zoom was typically low-key for this time of year, although they did handle a few personnel matters and learn about some funding. Director of Accounting Services…

NA Middle School receives TVA STEM grant

New Albany Middle School is the recipient of a $1,000 TVA STEM grant.  Tennessee Valley Authority's Government Relations Manager Amy Tate and Mississippi Representative Sam Creekmore were on hand to present a check to school personnel and students…

Grants help middle school set up technology lab

New Albany school officials have been working on establishing state-of-the-art technology labs at the elementary and high school, but the middle school had been left out until recently. Now, a series of grants will provide some of the latest…

Ancient species causes New Albany power failure  

New Albany, MS- The power blackout that put half of New Albany in the dark, Friday night, Sept. 2, was caused by an animal species 25-million years old. A few minutes before 8 p.m. Friday night, the eastern half of New Albany and a large…

TVA feeder failure cuts power in New Albany

Failure of a TVA  feeder line has cut power to east New Albany and much of Pontotoc County. TVA is working on the problem, and NALGW is standing by to assist. Expect power to be back on by or before 10:30. PM.