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City of Newton Police Chief Harvey Curry has been terminated by the Newton Board of Aldermen during a regular meeting Tuesday night.
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
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.
The Newton County Robotics Team placed fourth at the most recent 4-H District competition.
The East Central Community College Lady Warriors dropped a hard-fought 72-68 decision to the No.

Quinton Hodge

Funeral services for Mr. Quinton Delon Hodge were held 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, at Decatur M.B. Church in Decatur, with Apostle Dr. Charles E. Pugh officiating. Burial was at the church cemetery.  Beck Funeral Home of Philadelphia was in charge of arrangements.

Ms. Frances Adkins

Services for Ms. Frances Adkins were held Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 at Pine Grove Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Bro Rusty Walton and Dr. Malcolm Lewis officiated.

Visitation was noon-2 p.m. Wednesday at the church.