More than 200 students and faculty members from Union Public School District participated in a Color Run organized by Union’s Parent Teacher Organization Friday on the practice field at Union High School. As Friday was the final day of a fun-...
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J. Douglas Smith will be the new board attorney for the Union Public School District.
He was unanimously approved by board members during a regular meeting on Sept. 10. The only other person who submitted a proposal was Brian Mayo of the Logan & Mayo law firm in Newton.
Hundreds of people enjoyed a fun day in the sun at the first Hickory Pick’N Day Saturday in Hickory. Small children, parents and adults took advantage of the more than 20 vendor booths set up, which offered everything from homemade soaps and scrubs to classic funnel cakes and hot dogs.
A Newton resident has been sentenced to prison for charges stemming from the March 2017 murder of Jamarcus Townsend, 21.
District Attorney Stephen Kilgore confirmed Ashton Myota Thompson was found guilty of accessory to murder after the fact in Leake County Circuit Court last week and sentenced to 20 years in prison.
The Union Board of Aldermen will, in all likelihood, put their stamp of approval on a 2019 fiscal budget that projects revenues of $1.304 million in revenues and $1.346 million in expenditures.
The slight shortfall will be made up in carry over surpluses from previous years.
Sparked by the two touchdowns and the running of James Smith III, the East Central Community College Warriors held on to defeat the Southwest Mississippi Bears 28-21 in the home football opener Thursday, Sept.13, in Bailey Stadium in Decatur.
Jack Glass, age 94, joined Mary, his beloved wife of 66 years, in heaven on Aug. 26, 2018. Jack was born in Forsythe, Ga., on March 27, 1924. Upon graduation from Griffin High School in Griffin, Georgia, he joined the U.S. Navy.