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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…
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 Main Street's Trick or Treat Trail

Halloween gets an early start in New Albany

Over 1000 toured the New Albany Main Street's Trick or Treat Trail in Downtown New Albany and dozens more attended the opening of Articulating Yoknapatawpha at the Union County Heritage Museum.
NEMiss.News Spoke 'N Word Weekend

SPOKE ‘N WORD WEEKEND in the Best Southern Small Town

New Albany's June festival, The Spoke 'N Word Weekend, will include biking, story telling, live music, events for charity, food and Sam Mosley Freedom Fest. Events will take place in several downtown locations, so check the map in the story for information.

Library entertains kids and adults with foam-idable outdoor event

The foam is non-toxic and hypoallergenic as well as non-staining.

Tanglefoot Trail welcome center getting improvements

Some of the native plants remain, next to the plaza.

The Snake Dude brings his message of respect to Union County Library kids

There have been zero deaths from snake bite in Mississippi in the past 75 years. All one needs to do with any snake is take two steps back.

Benefit bike ride for rehab draws 125 from around area

Professional storyteller Anne McKee told children about the Native American heritage in this area.

2021 FreedomFest ends with concert, good weather and attendance

Earlier in the day, Pedaling for Hope, Storytime at the Union County Library and a cooking contest were held.

Three-day FreedomFest under way, ending with music and fireworks

The events are free except for the wine tasting and the trail ride, which is a charity benefit.

Trail welcome center opening and autism walk draw good crowd

In addition to the ribbon-cutting and walk, activities included refreshments and activities for kids at the adjacent Union County Library.

Opening of trail welcome center and dog park among full slate of Saturday events

The welcome center open house will be 9 a.m. to noon with the ribbon-cutting at 9:30. The walk will be at 10 followed by library events and the dog park ribbon-cutting will be at 1 p.m.

New Haven clients experience magic at library

Burns will perform at the library again Saturday, May 1.

Community Development wants participants for Easter Parade and egg hunt

The library staff holds the egg hunt on the courthouse lawn each year.