State and local officials joined administration from East Central Community College Friday at the old U.S. Motors building in Philadelphia to unveil the junior college’s new Diesel Equipment Technology program and facility.
Newton County residents are invited to come out and bid in the Second annual Veteran’s Auction at the American Legion Hut. The auction, set for 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, is a cooperative effort between American Legion posts 89 and 173 to raise funds for ongoing projects.
Arguments about free speech have been making the rounds through my social media feeds again, so I thought this might be a good time to write a quick refresher about what is and isn’t covered under first amendment protection.
Newton Fire and Police departments responded to a fatal wreck around 7 a.m. on I-20 near mile marker 109 westbound, where a grey sedan, driven by Jackson resident Jarvis Walker, 40, had run into the back of a parked tractor trailer.
Break out the paint brushes because art class is being offered again at Newton High School after more than 15 years.
On Wednesday, the past met the present as former art teacher Dottie Armstrong returned to her classroom to welcome Sondra Hamilton, who will be teaching NHS’s art class.
City of Newton officials Friday presented Bedford Care resident Francis Garvin, center, with a key to the city in honor of her 100th birthday. Pictured, from left, are, Aaron Brown, owner of Zach Garvin’s Steakhouse, Newton mayor Murray Weems and Newton Chamber of Commerce director Emily Pugh.
Residents driving down Highway 15 may want to slow down as Newton County crews will be working on a culvert at the American Legion Hut in Decatur.