The Newton County Academy Generals only got in one game this past week and should be well rested for a key two-game series with the playoffs on the line.
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The No. 25 ranked East Central Community College women’s tennis team picked up a big 5-4 win over the No. 19 ranked Meridian Community College Lady Eagles Wednesday, March 27, at the ECCC Tennis Complex on the campus in Decatur.
The Newton Police Department is investigating a bomb threat at Newton High School this morning.
Newton Police Chief Harvey Curry said they were currently waiting for a bomb dog to search the school.
“We ask the public to avoid this area at this time until we have completed the search,” Curry said.
Parents: Congratulate your Graduate with an ad for only $25
Ads will appear in a keepsake special section May 15 that will include class photos and a list of all area graduates.
Chunky residents are concerned a closed bridge on Griffis-Fountain Road may limit their escape options in the event of an emergency. Last Tuesday, Dwayne Reynolds, a lifelong resident of Chunky and owner of Chunky Trading Post, asked Newton County supervisors what plans were in place to get residents out if an emergency were to occur.