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On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020, Newton County Elementary School will host the following events: • a Uniform Swap from 3:30-5:30 in the Cafeteria
East Central Community College art instructor Jeffrey Hodges has been named the college’s 2019 Humanities Instructor of the Year and will present “Forms and Narratives in Art,” a special program b
Newton High School hosted the district tournament this week. The finals were held on Friday night.
Sophomore Emilee Tadlock of Forest and biology instructor Curt Skipper of Decatur, who also serves as Chair of the Science Division, will represent East Central Community College in Decatur at the
The East Central Community College basketball teams got back in the win column with a sweep of the teams from Meridian Community College Thursday, Feb.

Mike Hurst sworn in as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi


JACKSON – On Tuesday, Oct. 10, Hickory native D. Michael Hurst Jr. was sworn in as the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi by U.S. District Judge Daniel P. Jordan in Jackson. Hurst was nominated by President Donald J. Trump on June 29 and was unanimously confirmed by the Senate on Oct. 3.

U.S. Senate confirms Hurst


Mike Hurst is heading back to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, but this time, he will be leading the district’s office.

After President Donald Trump made the appointment this summer, the Newton County native was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate last week. He was sworn in officially on Tuesday.

Generals win big on road


After a rough three-game stretch, the Newton County Academy Generals got back on the winning side of the football last week.

The Generals used a punishing ground game and overcame a severe case of the fumbles to take a 26-6 win over Ben’s Ford on Friday night in Bougalosa, La.