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At least five people are facing felony charges after Newton County deputies foiled an attempted drug delivery at the county jail.
Sheriff Joedy Pennington said inmates placed the order using the jail telephone, which is a recorded line.
The class of 2020 received a graduation ceremony like no other. They participated in a graduation parade through town last Thursday evening, and at the end of this parade, each graduate walked across the stage to receive his or her diploma case and turn his or her tassel.
East Central Community College Athletic Director Paul Mixon didn’t realize how much he missed just getting out of the office to catch a baseball or softball game on campus.
Now with spring sports cancelled, Mixon has to report to his office and try to figure out when East Central might get on the athletic fields again.
Newton County, Union Public and Newton Municipal school districts had to get creative when it came to holding graduation exercises on campus this year.
The Union Public School District Board of Trustees held its monthly meeting Monday, May 11 at the Union High School Library to discuss how they could resolve potential issues the district may face during the 2020-2021 school year in the event that they have to continue online classes.
Your Senate went back to the Capitol this week to work on help for small businesses. Senate Bill 2772 was passed to create a $300 million relief package for small businesses forced to shut down because of COVID-19.