Tag Archive for: Weather events

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.…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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 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.
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Some tornado damage in Northeast Mississippi; much less than in six other states.

Tornados may have killed100 or more as powerful storms crossed six states Friday evening into Saturday morning, December 10 & 11. One tornado may rival the all-time longest path of the Tri-State Tornado of 1925.
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Much of north Mississippi was spared power failures suffered elsewhere in the state

Mother Nature was a bit kinder to north Mississippi than to some other regions, many of whom experienced severe power outages.
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Most of north Mississippi shut down by winter storm – and more to come

MDOT and local community road crews are working hard to clear a path for north Mississippians after winter storm moves through.
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…
New Albany MS Tropical storm Olga track

More emergency services reports from Saturday storm   

A wind storm spawned by what the National Weather Service calls "post Tropical Storm Olga" caused extensive damage Saturday in Union County and surrounding counties. New Albany and Union County public safety and power company personnel had…
New Albany MS Grease performance as power and clean-up crews worked

Power crews and clean-up crews hard at work in Union County/Updated

UPDATE 9:50 PM, Saturday night, Oct. 26 Saturday's sudden thunderstorm brought winds of over 70 mph to northeast Mississippi causing widespread damage over two counties. Several thousand customers of New Albany Lights, Gas, and Water (NALGW)…
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Thunderstorm cell brings damages to New Albany/ edited

EDITED  2:15 pm  union county schools will perform their Grease matinee at 2:30 pm   A thunderstorm system 20 miles or more wide struck Union County at approximately 12:30 pm Saturday October 26th. Power outages are widespread…
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Fast-moving Thursday storm leaves some damages behind

Workers used a truck-mounted crane Saturday morning to remove a large tree limb from a house in New Albany's Northside neighborhood, where a fast-moving Thursday storm damaged large old trees. This tree fell on the house at 613 Cleveland…
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Hardworking crews clear roads, work to restore power in wake of storm/UPDATED 4-4, 1:45PM

UPDATED 4-4-18, 1:45pm:  Bill Maddox has informed NAnewsweb.com that fewer than 100 New Albany Light, Gas & Water customers were still without electrical service by daylight today. Fewer than 20 had not been restored by noon. Maddox expects…
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Record rainfall brings damage due to erosion, flooding

Record rainfall, with more expected this week, has caused damage in Union County and throughout north Mississippi. Some weather watchers have reported 13 inches of rain in Union County so far during the month of February, while forecasts…