Union has a full schedule of activities planned for Saturday, Dec. 2, as the city rings in the Christmas season.
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The Newton Chamber of Commerce is getting ready to usher in the holiday season as it has announced its plans for Christmas in Newton.
The annual events will kick off on Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. with the Newton Christmas Parade in downtown Newton.
The Newton Chamber of Commerce is hosting its seventh annual Whistlestop Marketplace on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Former chamber executive directors Leigh Anne Whittle and Angie Burks started the event eight years ago to give Newton County residents a local option for Christmas arts and crafts shopping.
East Central Community College invites area residents to get into the Christmas spirit by attending the third annual Warrior Wonderland Friday, Dec. 1, on the campus in Decatur.
The special celebration of Christmas will begin immediately following the Decatur Christmas Parade, about 6:30 p.m., and conclude by 8:30 p.m.
Newton United Methodist Church will be again be hosting its annual Live Drive-Through Nativity on Sunday, Dec. 3.
Volunteers from NUMC and the surrounding community will participate in live depictions of scenes surrounding the birth of Jesus Christ.
The Christmas festivities will kick off on Friday in the county seat as the Greater Decatur Chamber of Commerce and the GFWC-MFWC Decatur Woman’s Progressive Club will host the annual Decatur Christmas Parade at 6 p.m.
A “Decatur Dollars” drawing will be held at 5:30 p.m. ECCC’s Warrior Wonderland will follow the parade.
For the first time, Newton County Christmas music lovers will get to see The Fellowship’s praise band’s annual Christmas concert in a new venue and at a new time.
This year, the praise band will be performing at the Roxy Theater in Newton at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9.
Four Newton County teenagers are being held at the Lauderdale County Jail after being arrested after shooting at a Lauderdale County sheriff’s deputy and leading authorities on a high speed chase on Monday afternoon.
While no one was injured, shots were reportedly fired at a Lauderdale County deputy’s patrol car during the pursuit.
The Town of Hickory has issued a boil-water alert for customers who receive their drinking water from their water supply located in Newton County.
This affects approximately 100 customers on Mount Pleasant Church Road, who are served by the Town of Hickory in Newton County.