Tag Archive for: zoning

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 Johnny Payton at City Board March 7, 2023

New Albany aldermen approve zoning change over objection of neighboring property owners

The City Board settled a zoning disagreement and authorized an auction of surplus departmental property.
NEMiss.News Jimmy Dean Whitten at City Board Meeting

Jimmy Dean Whitten thanks aldermen for privilege of serving as police officer

Jimmy Dean Whitten thanked the board for support during his lengthy treatment for an on-the-job injury, which will prevent his return to work. LGW got unanimous approval for almost $4.9 million for Fred's renovation and new contracts.
New Albany MS Piper Impact fire 2

Building codes…code enforcement…what’s the purpose…what’s the importance?

"We spend a lot of time dealing with these issues, and often with disgruntled individuals, because 'they just don’t understand why they have to do these silly things.'"
NEMiss.News Mayor Kent on Zoom

New Albany may hire lobbyist, plans to streamline absentee voting

New Albany officials are apparently considering hiring a lobbyist to represent the city and seek state, federal and other funds for various projects. The topic was not on the agenda in Tuesday’s January meeting of the board of aldermen.…
New Albany MS City Board October 2019, zoning

City Board 01OCT2019: Zoning, cemetery upkeep

City Board October 2019 meeting: A proposal to rezone land bounded by Interstate 22 and Highway 15 drew considerable attention at the City Board Oct. 1 meeting of the New Albany Board of Aldermen. The land, which lies north of I-22 and east…
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City Board 5 March 2019: Zoning, NAFD and routine work

Zoning, including a heated objection about its enforcement in one instance, drew the most attention at the March 5 meeting of the New Albany Board of Aldermen. The objections were lodged by Jenny King, owner of a house at 702 Parrish…
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City Board 4 Dec. 2018: Signage and zoning matters discussed

The city’s zoning and sign codes were the prevailing theme of the Tuesday, Dec. 4 meeting of the New Albany Board of Aldermen. The pastor of a church at 1512 South Central Avenue asked the board for a variance to put up a directional sign…
City Board 6 Nov. 2018

City Board 6 Nov. 2018: Phones, zoning, land donation, NALGW

A proposed new telephone system to serve all city operations was among the items considered by the New Albany city board during its Nov. 6 meeting. Proposed new telephone system Patrick Blansett of TEC Communications asked the Board of Aldermen…
City Board February 6 2018

City Board, February 6: new zoning class request, sign ordinance discussed

City Board of Aldermen February 6:  A real estate agent asked the New Albany city board to consider changing 40 acres, now zoned residential, to a new commercial zoning class. Tom Wiseman, representing Tom Smith Land and Homes of Ridgeland,…

Supervisors’ November 20 meeting: Portable buildings, brush clearing

Monday morning the Union County Supervisors approved an ordinance regarding the use of portable buildings for human housing and accepted bids for work on the courthouse windows. However, the first item on the Supervisors' November 20 meeting's…