Toyota Mississippi and the Mid-South Food Bank hosted a mobile food pantry at the Union County Fairgrounds last Friday. Many volunteers helped pass out the food with the goal of serving 750 families.
Local school superintendents in New Albany and Union County agree with Gov. Tate Reeves' decision to close schools for the rest of the semester due to the threat of the coronavirus.
There have now been four cases of coronavirus reported in Union County, including one at a long-term care facility, according to the Mississippi State Department of Health.
Union County now has three cases of a coronavirus, and there has been a COVID-19 death in neighboring Tippah County, according to the Mississippi State Department of Health.
The pastor of First United Methodist Church in New Albany said he would like to go back to having in-person church services at Easter, but he is “doubtful” that will happen.