Tag Archive for: Union County Courthouse

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.…

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 Union County Courthouse at sunset

NEMiss.News live streaming Union County Courthouse vote count

NEMiss.News live streams Union County Courthouse election vote count November 7, 2023.
NEMiss.News Union County Courthouse at sunset

Union County board votes to repair air conditioner, contract for labor to pave road

Required maintenance on the historic Union County's Courthouse was a major topic at the supervisors' October 3, 2022, meeting. Repairs on 113-year-old air conditioning systems do not come cheap.
Correcting information on Courthouse and old jail NEMiss.news

Correcting information about courthouse, jail repairs and restoration

  Total cost of repairs to the roof of the old Union County Jail at the southeast corner of the courthouse square came to less than $30-thousand. That included the new roof, water collectors, gutters and architect’s fees. The total…
Old jail and Union Co. Courthouse NEMiss.News

County spends $239-thousand for new roof for “oogly,” un-used old jail

It will take much more than a $239,000 new roof to make use of the unused old county jail behind the Union County Courthouse.

Union County Courthouse gets new oaks to replace damaged 110-year-old ones

The Union County Courthouse lawn now has ten new pin oak trees, approximately replacing the 110-year-old trees removed in June 2018, thanks to a grant from Keep America/Mississippi Beautiful and the Community Recovery Tree Planting project. Over…
County Board 19 Nov. 2018

County Board 19 Nov. 2018: Paint, poll books, road & bridge repair

New Albany MS, County Board 19 Nov. 2018: Roads, bridges and electronic poll books were among the items on the agenda of the Union County Board of Supervisors during its Monday, Nov. 19, meeting. Although the item was not on the formal agenda,…
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Cutting down century old Courthouse oaks at Union County Courthouse today

Workmen are cutting down six century-old courthouse oaks today on the lawn of the Union County Courthouse in New Albany. The trees were planted when the courthouse was completed 109 years ago -- June 1909. Workers with Zinzer Tree Service…

Supervisors’ December 4,5: Annual bids and courthouse renovations

Repairs to the 108-year old Union County Courthouse were among the items considered by the county's Board of Supervisors during two meetings this week. Altogether the board dealt with about a dozen agenda items, most of them routine. No issues…

Supervisors’ November 20 meeting: Portable buildings, brush clearing

Monday morning the Union County Supervisors approved an ordinance regarding the use of portable buildings for human housing and accepted bids for work on the courthouse windows. However, the first item on the Supervisors' November 20 meeting's…

Union County board appoints collector’s widow as his replacement 

New Albany, MS- The Union County Supervisors have appointed Tameri Dunnam as the interim replacement for her late husband, Collector/Assessor Randy Dunnam, who died last week after a long illness. The appointment was the first agenda item…

Union County Board of Supervisors, September 6

Board of Supervisors September 6: The first September meeting of the Union County Board of Supervisors was delayed until Tuesday morning, September 6th, because of the Monday holiday. The board did routine business and heard a request from…

Speed is not primary goal of courthouse dome restoration

The restoration currently underway of the roof and copper dome of the Union County Courthouse will cost over half-a-million dollars. The courthouse building is 106 years old, its construction having been completed in 1909. We have not been…