I remember getting my first cell phone in high school, a little white brick that chirped when someone tried to call, dented from repeated impacts against concrete, the screen scratched beyond readability.
While Newton County supervisors are working to come up with funds to repair Decatur Volunteer Fire Department’s damaged pumper, they are facing many future repairs from the county’s aging fleet of fire trucks.
Newton County Sheriff Jackie Knight will step down Saturday after more than two decades leading the law enforcement agency.
In a letter sent to the Newton County Board of Supervisors, Knight said he was honored to have had the opportunity to serve his community for so long.
Newton County is applying for a $19,000 grant from Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality to hold an Amnesty Day in 2020.
The board received notice of the grant Thursday, which can be used for recycling, clean-up and other environmental projects.