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New Internal Medicine & Pediatric Clinic building opens on schedule

November 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

Less than ten months from the time the first dirt was moved, patients are being treated in the new Internal Medicine and Pediatric Clinic (IMPC) building in New Albany. An unusual accomplishment by most any measure. The new 17,500 square foot clinic building opens today, Wednesday, Nov. 1st, at the intersection of [Continue Reading]

Walmart Truck Drivers Raise $1,000 for New Albany High School

October 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

The New Albany transportation office has chosen New Albany High School to receive a $1,000 Walmart donation as part of Walmart’s commitment to education. Private Fleet truck drivers for Walmart – already among the safest drivers in the country – drove extra carefully during the week from July 22 [Continue Reading]

Looks like a beautiful day for a wedding!

October 22, 2017 // 1 Comment

Two well-known New Albany residents were married Saturday evening, Oct. 21, in the Volunteer State. New Albany Fire Chief Steve Coker and Jada Hopkins were married in Saltillo, Tennessee. Saltillo, population estimate 503, is in Hardin County on the left bank of the Tennessee River, about 12 miles north of Savannah. [Continue Reading]

New Albany High School students tour Toyota

October 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

Students in the Jobs for Mississippi Graduates program at New Albany High School participated in a student tour at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi on September 21. During the tour, students learned about the history of Toyota Mississippi and it facility, observed the manufacturing and production process, and [Continue Reading]

IM&PC Cares – Flu vaccines: Not perfect, but worth it!

October 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

It’s time! Flu vaccines are now readily available for those 6 months old and above and are recommended for everyone to take. I get several questions regarding Flu vaccines each year. I’ll address them here : 1. Is it too early for the Flu shot? No. The goal is to have everyone vaccinated by the end of October. [Continue Reading]

Agape raffle at Riverfest will help fund free medical services

September 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

Mary Hargrove, Executive Director of Agape Health Services, Inc., furnished this information to about the Agape raffle, which will raise funds to be used to help provide the Agape free clinic’s  services. Riverfest visitors are encouraged to drop by the Agape tent and take a chance on winning one of [Continue Reading]

Early influenza advisory issued by MS Health Department

September 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Mississippi Department of Health issued an early influenza advisory on Thursday, September 7th. The advisory went statewide to physicians, hospitals and other healthcare providers. Early Influenza Activity in Mississippi – Vaccine Recommendations. Though early influenza activity has not been reported on a [Continue Reading]

IM&PC Cares: Lice, a common & recurring childhood problem

September 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

Dr. Michael Shane Scott, IM&PC, Board certified in Pediatrics and in Internal Medicine. Editor’s Comment: Beginning today, will feature periodic health-related articles courtesy of New Albany’s Internal Medicine & Pediatrics Clinic (IM&PC). Dr. Shane Scott will be doing much of [Continue Reading]

Baptist Union County to offer free nutrition class for kids

September 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County will host a free pediatric nutrition class on September 13, from 6:00 to 7:00 pm in Café 200 located inside Baptist Union County. The purpose of the class is to provide children ages 5 to 12 years with educational information about nutrition and healthy food choices.  The class [Continue Reading]

Jennie Stephens Smith Library News: June & July 2017

August 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

This month there is big news at the library. New LED lighting has been installed. The Union County Library Board used some of the funds from the Elaine Platek inheritance, and the Union County Board of Supervisors paid for the installation. We appreciate the work of Tim McCraw and his crew from T and M Electrical for [Continue Reading]
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