Tag Archive for: Union County Fire Department

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 SCBA equipment via grant

Five Union Co. Fire Departments get surprise Christmas gift

SCBA equipment comes via large grant to Union County Fire Dept.
NEMiss.News Supervisors meeting 7-3-23

The Union Co. Board give Chancery Judges raises, pledge funds for NALGW broadband

Supervisors approve Chancery Judges' pay raise; pledge funds for NALGW/ACE Broadband project
NEMiss.News Supervisors meeting March 7, 2022

Supervisors transact routine business, approve expenditures, pay changes and more

The Supervisors' May 1 meeting dealt largely with routine monetary business, employee changes.
NEMiss.News NAFD firefighter at Hillcrest house fire.

Opinion: Say a prayer for our fire fighters

Having lived every fireman's nightmare last evening, New Albany and Union County firefighters need your prayers and support.
NEMiss.News Union County group climbed 110 floors

Stair Climb event honors firemen, police officers and EMTs who died September 11, 2001

Twenty two people from Union County climbed 110 floors at a Stair Climb event. The climb honored 343 fire fighters, 72 police officers and 8 EMTs who died in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Congratulations to all who participated. Never forget.
NEMiss.News Carl Martin's fire helmet

Procession of firefighting equipment escorted the hearse of longtime fireman Carl Martin

Many of his fellow fire fighters turned out to honor the service of James 'Pappy' Carl Martin on Thursday July 7, 2022. He served over 30 years with North Haven Fire Department.
NEMiss.News Brush fire

Union County and New Albany fire fighters kept busy Tuesday

Local fire departments fought fires all over the county on Tuesday, February 16, and are encouraging everyone to remember that dry conditions and gusty winds can quickly create problems.
New Albany MS Davis road wreck starts busy weekend

Sunday Oct. 20 closes busy weekend for fire departments

It's been an intensely busy weekend for the New Albany Fire Department (NAFD) and county volunteer fire departments. Two major motor vehicle accidents (MVA) today (Sunday), another major MVA Friday, a child injured in a fall from a horse…
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Union County Board 19AUG2019: Storm shelter, guns, politics

At the Union County Board 19AUG2019 meeting, approval of funding for volunteer fire departments and purchase of new handguns for the sheriff's department were among the items on the mid-month agenda. Two non-agenda items were considered in…
New Albany MS Thomas Furniture fire aftermath

Thomas Wholesale Furniture fire aftermath

New Albany MS/Union County MS June 26- Thomas Wholesale Furniture fire aftermath: Twelve hours after the huge fire was "knocked down" but not totally extinguished, firemen and fire inspectors were still on the scene at Thomas Wholesale Furniture. Fire…
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Major blaze fought at American Furniture in Ecru

For the second time in a little more than a year, Union County firemen fought a major fire at an Ecru furniture manufacturer. About 5PM Thursday, February 14th, seven Union County fire departments responded to the fire call at American Furniture…

New Albany and Union County firefighters attend state conference

Local firefighters, along with department leaders, represented our area well at the annual state conference of fire chiefs/firefighters association, in beautiful Gulfport this month. Firefighters and department leaders from New Albany, Alpine,…