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June 2017

Robocaller could receive largest ever FCC fine, $120 million

June 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

According to a story on NPR, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is about to propose its largest ever fine, $120 million, against an illegal robocaller. He is said to have placed 97 million robocalls during the last quarter of 2016. Additionally, has learned from a reliable source that the [Continue Reading]

SCORE to host free management seminar for small business owners

June 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

A free seminar in New Albany on Wednesday, June 28th, will give small business owners the opportunity to learn more about human resource management. Northeast Mississippi SCORE will host the one hour seminar at the Magnolia Civic Center in New Albany. The seminar on employee management issues will start at 11:30 a.m. [Continue Reading]

Jewel Elizabeth Mitchell, 94

June 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Jewel Mitchell (December 31, 1922 – June 22, 2017) New Albany-Jewel Elizabeth Mitchell, 94, died Thursday, June 22, 2017 at her residence. She was born December 31, 1922 in Tippah County to Oscar and Lottie Murry. She was retired from MFC Egg Grading Plant. She was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. She [Continue Reading]

Josie Ruth Rapp, 83

June 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Ruth Rapp (July 22, 1933 – June 22, 2017) New Albany – Josie Ruth Jackson Rapp, 83, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017 at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born July 22, 1933 in Walnut, MS to Gilbert Jackson and Fannie Bertie Belcher. She worked for Tennessee Highway Patrol before moving back to [Continue Reading]

New opioid use policy implemented in ER at Baptist Union County

June 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

    To help combat the rising risk of an opioid epidemic in Mississippi, Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County is changing the way it dispenses narcotic pain medicine to patients in the hospital’s emergency room.  Starting June 19, 2017, ER providers will be strictly limiting the use of narcotics to treat [Continue Reading]

Two dead after apparent robbery attempt in Mantachie

June 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

According to published sources, two women are dead in the aftermath of what is being termed an attempted robbery at the Farmers & Merchants bank in Mantachie. Bank teller Judy Guin died from wounds after being shot by a lone female who, according to Itawamba County Sheriff Chris Dickinson, entered the bank with [Continue Reading]

How to help the Mississippi PSC track down illegal telemarketers

June 20, 2017 // 0 Comments would like for its readers to consider contacting the office of MS Northern District Public Services Commissioner, Brandon Presley, about illegal telemarketers’ calls. They need specific information from the public that will assist them in discouraging these invasive calls. There is now a [Continue Reading]

Museum Madness strikes New Albany at Union Co. Heritage Museum

June 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

As part of the state’s  Bicentennial Celebration, today’s (June 20th) Museum Madness at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany,  will host the very large floor map from Mississippi Geographic Alliance, which is part of the National Geographic Alliance Network. The map was used with the campers from  9 [Continue Reading]
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