It didn’t take long after moving to Union in August to hear about the annual Union Day festival. People spoke of it as part tradition and part celebration and part obligation – in a good way. It quickly became clear, like Sunday morning services, Union Day was not an event one should miss.
Editor’s Note: The Newton County Appeal is taking an in depth look at the races during the 2019 Primary Election on Aug. 6. The following responses were provided by the candidates via a political questionnaire. They have been edited for grammar and spelling, but no language has been changed.
Editor's Note: The cleanup date has been rescheduled for June 21 due to the threat of heavy rains this week.
Newton County residents are invited to help keep their local waterways clean through the Chunky River Clean-Up event Friday, June 21, at Chunky Shoals Fish Camp.
Parking lots, driveways and pull offs were bursting with sales Saturday as the Hwy 15 Yard Sale brought out hundreds of shoppers and sellers alike.
In Decatur, Citizens Bank parking lot was laden with folding tables and camp chairs boasting a plethora of household items, clothing and furniture for neighbors and visitors to browse.