Newton County Academy managed only one win last week as the Lady Generals took a three-point win over Tri-County.
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The East Central Community College women’s tennis team was named the overall women’s Academic All-State Team in the 15-team Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges conference and was among five varsity sports teams at the college to earn National Junior College Athletic Association Academic Team of the Year honorable mention a
The Newton Board of Aldermen will meet Tuesday, July 18, at 5:30 p.m. in the board room of Newton City Hall.
Below is the preliminary agenda:
CALL TO ORDER, INVOCATION, AND ROLL CALL
APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE REGULAR RECESSED MEETING OF JUNE 20, 2017 AS PUBLISHED.
Union water users will see their bills go up in September.
The Board of Alderman, with very little discussion, accepted Water Superintendent Jonathan Ferguson’s recommendation at Tuesday night’s July meeting and approved a 29 percent increase for Union residents.
Ferguson said the increases had to come.
After being closed for traffic for more than a year, the Chunky River Bridge on Griffis Fountain Road in Chunky is on course to be replaced. The Newton County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday approved a project to request federal funds from the Office of State Aid Road Construction to replace the 95-year old bridge.
A new ordinance regulating dogs and other animals for residents in the City of Newton will go into effect 30 days from today.
The ordinance in its entirety can be found on Page 5B of today’s Newton County Appeal. The regulations were adopted by outgoing Board of Aldermen that only included two of the current aldermen.
Drivers on Brown Avenue in Newton may not be seeing new speed bumps, but they can expect to see a greater police presence.
Nikki Nichols addressed the Newton Board of Aldermen in June asking the aldermen to consider installing speed bumps on Brown Avenue. She said last month that drivers were speeding down the road.
The Union Public School District Board approved an agreement concerning transfers from the Newton County School District at their regular meeting on Monday.
It didn’t take Lake coach Tate Hanna to figure out he had something special in Zeke Chapman.
Not only does Chapman look like a college football player, he has a high football IQ to go along with the frame. That’s why Chapman is the latest addition to the Newton County Appeal’s Elite 11.