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Tim Anderson, former ECCC baseball and current member of the Chicago White Sox, visited the Neshoba County Coliseum on Friday for an ECCC baseball fundraiser.
The Newton County Board of Supervisors held their recessed meeting on Jan. 16, 2020, at the Newton County Courthouse. On the agenda for the meeting included:
Former ECCC baseball player and current Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson visited the Neshoba County Coliseum for an East Central Community College baseball fundraiser event on Friday, Jan.
A Newton County native will be returning home Monday to help the community celebrate the 91st birthday of Civil Rights Movement leader Martin Luther King Jr.

Williams takes on new role


For the last three years, Jevon Williams has been a solid role player for the Union Yellowjackets and coach Brad Breland.

But with Tradarius Harris and 90 percent of the Jackets’ offense gone, Williams is accepting his role as Union’s new go-to man, making him an easy choice for The Newton County Appeal’s Elite 11.

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Four-Ball tournament to be held July 8-9

The 26th annual Four-Ball tournament will be held at  Newton Country Club on July 8 and 9.

Tee times will be at 8:30 a.m. and at 1 p.m. on Saturday and 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Sunday. Early paid entries have the choice of tee times on Saturday.