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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.…
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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…
wintry mix tests electrical power providers NEMiss.news

Area electrical power providers ready to deal with winter storm

Work of area electrical power providers in routine tree trimming to be tested by a predicted line of winter storms.
Winter storm warning NEMiss.news

Winter storm warning in effect: be prepared for emergencies

Winter storm warnings are in effect for the Mid-South; heed precautions for travel, household preparations and pet safety.
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Colors of late Summer

  There are less than two weeks before summer ends on September 22. It has been a relatively mild summer in north Mississippi, with very few days that temperatures climbed above the mid 90s. Our entire section of the state is awash…

Fire department battles two blazes at same time overnight

The New Albany Fire Department responded to two calls at the same time on Union Hill Road a little after 3 a.m. Friday – both believed to be weather-related according to Fire Chief Mark Whiteside. “We were dispatched overnight to a gas…

Heads-Up for possible severe weather this weekend

Over Easter weekend, a widespread tornado outbreak in the south Saturday, April 11, to Monday, April 13, was responsible for over 900 incidents of severe weather, including over 140 tornado reports. Every state in the south experienced severe…
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North MS escapes serious damage so far: weather threat continues into early Monday

Sunday, April 12, 2020, 10:20 pm Northeast Mississippi appears to have escaped much damage in the strong storms that struck the southern half of the state Sunday afternoon. There were a few reports of trees down and damage to small structures,…

Rainfall more than 60 percent above normal for the year so far

It you think it’s been raining a lot this year, you’re right. In three months we have received nearly 40 per cent of the average rainfall for the entire year. The average for New Albany is 57 inches, as compare to 38 years for the country…

FYI Weekend Travelers: Landslide in Choctow Co. closes highway

Choctaw County MS. - TRAFFIC ADVISORY: MDOT TRAFFIC ADVISORY For Immediate Release: Land slide closes State Route 9 Choctaw County WHO: The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT). WHAT: Emergency highway closure. WHEN:…
Little Tallahatchie River in Union County NEMiss.News

Area escaped flooding Tuesday but may not today

Union County Emergency Management Director Curt Clayton said Tuesday afternoon that the county had escaped any serious flooding so far, but he was concerned about the rains and possible storms forecast for Wednesday going into Thursday. “If…
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Snow only temporary and causes no problems

Union County ended up with mostly a light dusting as snow moved out of the area about 8 p.m. Tuesday after falling for nearly six hours. Much melted immediately if not on elevated areas. Law enforcement and highway officials were reporting…
New Albany MS Rain is the name of the game

New Albany has had a LOT of rain lately

Do you have the perception that the sky over New Albany often looks like rain lately? You are not alone, and you are correct. 2018 was a very "wet" year. So far, 2019 has seen much more precipitation than was averaged in the previous three…
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MDOT reports ice on roads in North MS, two fatalities earlier today

The Mississippi Department of Transportation reports ice on roads: There are now reports of ice on roads and bridges in 10 Mississippi counties. Temperatures tonight in our area will dip to around 28 degrees, with a "real feel" around 21…