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Motorists will want to think twice before dumping their trash along county roads after the Newton County Board of Supervisors, in partnership with the Sheriff’s Department, are moving forward with plans to create a Solid Waste Officer position to help tackle the trash.
Before leaving for Christmas Break, students at Union Public School District take standardized assessment tests to measure the knowledge gleaned in the first half of the year.
On Monday, the district’s three principals brought the results of those tests to the Board of Trustees to update them on how the students were performing.
TAYLOR – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Rhobina Electric Inc.
The Newton County Robotics Team placed fourth at the most recent 4-H District competition. Pictured from left to right are: Breshia Donald, Student Volunteer from East Central Community College, Timothy Ford, Atley Thomas, Anna Claire Skinner, Kensley Allen and Katrina McCalphia, Extension Agent.
The East Central Community College Lady Warriors dropped a hard-fought 72-68 decision to the No. 11 ranked Jones College Lady Bobcats, while a second half comeback gave the Jones men an 80-76 win over the Warriors in MACJC South Division basketball action Thursday, Jan. 16, at Brackeen-Wood Gym in Decatur.
The Newton County boys' soccer team used a dominating offense and smothering defense to take a 7-2 over rival West Lauderdale on Friday and claim the Division 5-4A championship.
Newton County improves to 18-1 on the season with the win and secured the Division 5-4A title with the win.