Tag Archive for: Union County Emergency Management Agency

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.…
New Albany Tree falls during thunderstorm

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 Tree falls during thunderstorm

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…
New Albany Tree falls during thunderstorm

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…

Union County Supervisor’s December Meetings Recap

Union County Supervisors set public hearing on Portable Homes Ordinance, take garbage fee changes under advisement, transace other business.

Rare High Wind Warning for Northeast Mississippi

Rare high winds are predicted for Northeast Mississippi as the current rain system moves out tomorrow and through the daylight hours Friday, March 3.
NEMiss.News Union Co. Emergency Management, Ashland bound.

Cold, Hungry storm victims fed in Ashland

Union County Emergency Services has bee called upon to help provide hot food for Benton Countians who've had no electricity since January 31.
NEMiss.News Jo Ann Decker

Elderly Union County woman, missing four days, found alive Saturday afternoon

Jo Ann Decker, missing since Tuesday November 22, was found alive today, November 26, near County Road 101.
NEMiss.News Dry grass

Union County MS is officially under a Burn Ban

Union County, Mississippi, has been placed under an official BURN BAN. Check post to see the notification from the Board of Supervisors.
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Fast moving thunderstorm leaves damage, power outages in New Albany

A powerful, fast moving, thunderstorm hit the New Albany area, downing trees and power lines, with a severe hit on the Historic Northside neighborhood. Many were still without power as this story was written, nearly six hours after the storm.
NEMiss.News Union Co. Supervisors, 7-18-2022

County board 18JUL2022 Hazard Mitigation Plan

Union County Supervisors set a hearing for the Hazard Mitigation Plan, which must be reviewed every 5 years, and raised the mileage reimbursement, among other items of business.
NEMiss.News Storm Damage

Strong winds, possible lightning strike cause widespread damage Wednesday in northeast Mississippi

Powerful storms cause widespread damage in northeast Mississippi, but no serious injuries reported thus far.
NEMiss.News Northeast MS March 30 storms

Wednesday storm causes significant property damage but no injuries in northeast Mississippi

Heavy thunderstorms blew through Northeast Mississippi Wednesday evening, bringing winds, rain and tornado sirens throughout the area.
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Thunderstorms producing flash flooding on area roadways

Union County Emergency Management warns motorists to be aware of local flooding caused by this evening's thunderstorms.
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Make Matt proud: Get in your safe places today (and FAQs about sheltering in place)

Editor's note: Most people in these parts take tornadoes seriously, especially those who have had up close and personal experience with one. They appreciate the dedication of  Matt Laubhan (and others) to their safety. They pay attention when…
New Albany Tree falls during thunderstorm

Local emergency crews respond quickly to weather emergency

Wind from an afternoon thunderstorm sent a tree crashing onto a house on Ridgeland Circle about 3:30 PM, Wednesday, Feb. 12. Emergency crews from the New Albany fire, police and utility departments responded to the scene. Although the…