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City of Newton Police Chief Harvey Curry has been terminated by the Newton Board of Aldermen during a regular meeting Tuesday night.
Motorists will want to think twice before dumping their trash along county roads after the Newton County Board of Supervisors, in partnership with the Sheriff’s Department, are moving forward with
Before leaving for Christmas Break, students at Union Public School District take standardized assessment tests to measure the knowledge gleaned in the first half of the year.
The Newton County Robotics Team placed fourth at the most recent 4-H District competition.
The East Central Community College Lady Warriors dropped a hard-fought 72-68 decision to the No.

Additional Counties Eligible for FEMA help after October 2019 storms


ATLANTA – Chickasaw, Choctaw, and Oktibbeha counties are now eligible to apply for funding under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program to supplement state and local recovery efforts in areas that sustained damage from severe storms, straight-line winds, and flooding that occurred Oct. 26, 2019.

ECCC Basketball Teams Drop Division Road Games at Pearl River


The East Central Community College basketball teams opened the 2020 portion of their seasons with a pair of MACJC South Division road losses at Pearl River Community College in Poplarville on Thursday, Jan. 9.

The ECCC Lady Warriors fell in the opener 54-45, while the Warriors lost to the No. 4 ranked Wildcats 100-64.

Man dead after tragic accident


A Union man was killed Wednesday after his vehicle came out of park and rolled over him while he was walking through the parking lot of a store.

Newton County Coroner Danny Shoemaker identified the victim as Charlie Collins, 68, of Union. Union Police Chief Billy Pat Walker said Collins lived at the Union congregate housing.



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