Tag Archive for: United Nations (UN)

NEMiss.News Dr. Shane Scott at IMPC, COVID-19

Dr. Shane Scott: “COVID is not going away.” What you should know.

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  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

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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

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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…

Autoworkers union faces second big test in the South this week – National & International News – MON 13Apr2024

UAW faces second big test in the South this week. Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen takes stand in hush-money trial. Israel targets marked UN vehicle in Rafah, kills foreign UN worker.

Blinken hedges on Israel war crimes report – National & International News – FRI 10May2024

Sec. of State Blinken's watered-down report on Israeli war crimes contradicts damning findings by UN, human rights orgs, and many of his own staff.

Hamas agrees to ceasefire proposal; Netanyahu says “far from meeting Israel’s demands” – National & International News – MON 6May2024

Hamas has agreed to a ceasefire proposal that could "end hostile activity forever". Netanyahu drags his feet, even as Israelis (especially hostage families) clamor for a deal. Rafah invasion appears imminent despite international pressure.

US probes whether AT&T outage was cyber attack – National & International News – THU 22Feb2024

US probes whether AT&T outage was cyber attack. AL clinics pause IVF services after court rules embryos are children. US intel: "Low confidence" in Israel's terror accusations against UNRWA.

Haiti leader’s widow charged in his assassination – National & International News – TUE 20Feb2024

Haiti leader's widow charged in his assassination. For third time, US vetoes UN Security Council ceasefire resolution for Israel.

3 US soldiers killed in Jordan as Israel war spreads – National & International News – MON 29Jan2023

3 US soldiers killed in Jordan as Israel war spreads.  US, 16 other countries cut funding to UN's Palestinian refugee agency following Oct. 7 allegations

Supreme Court declines to halt Alabama gas execution, set to take place Thursday – National & International News – WED 24Jan2024

Supreme Court declines to halt Alabama gas execution, set to take place Thursday. Russia says Ukraine shot down plane carrying 65 of its own POWs.

OPINION: Israel accused of genocide in Gaza before the International Court of Justice

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Following the Oct. 7 Hamas attacks on Israel, the Israeli Defense Forces have waged an all-out bombing campaign and ground invasion of the Palestinian enclave of Gaza. On Thursday, January 11 and Friday, January 12, the International Court of Justice at the Hague will hear arguments in a case brought by South Africa accusing Israel of genocide against the Palestinians in Gaza.

Egypt proposes “framework” to end Gaza conflict, but with little hope of success – National & International News – THU 28Dec2023

Egypt proposes "framework" to end Gaza conflict, but with little hope of success. UN: Atrocious massacre of three families in Gaza City by IDF. IDF says it "regrets" civilian deaths at refugee camp, then bombs it again.

Trump “open” to being the next Speaker of the House – National & International News – WED 4Oct2023

Trump "open" to being the next Speaker. 75,000 healthcare workers walk out in largest healthcare strike in US history. UN approves Kenya-led police force to combat Haiti gangs.

Jasper Co., MS: 1 killed, dozens injured in overnight storms – National & International News – MON 19Jun2023

Jasper Co., MS: 1 killed, dozens injured in overnight storms. Daniel Ellsberg, whistleblower who leaked "Pentagon Papers," dies at 92. UN questions Greek response to deadly refugee boat disaster.

Texas mass shooting suspect at large for 3rd day; was deported 4 times – National & International News – MON 1May2023

Texas mass shooting suspect at large for 3rd day; was deported 4 times. Third major bank fails in 2 months. Sudan: US begins mass evacuations; UN touts talks.