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The Mississippi Gulf Coast Bulldogs scored on their first two drives of the game to set the tone early and then survived a fourth quarter East Central Community College rally to pick up a 27-14 MACJC South Division football win over the visiting...

Northeast Lauderdale’s Michael McClinton rushed for 229 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Trojans in a 40-3 win over Newton County in Decatur Thursday night.

Scoring
Player Points
Ethan Gray, Lake 80
Kenyon Clay, Union 54
Lincoln Jordan, NCA 54
Colby Ferguson, Union 50
Zywon Ledbetter, Lake 42
D’Alex Jennings, Lake 38

It took a last-second field goal for the No. 1 football team in the nation to escape Decatur with a win.

What started out as “The Breland Bowl” has turned into a solid rivalry game for Lake and Union.
The two teams will meet this week with plenty on the line as Division 4-2A play begins for both teams.

 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-...




Newton County’s jobless rate hits 20-year low for October

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

Newton County’s unemployment rate hit a 20-year low for the month of October at 4.7 percent. The last time the county’s jobless rate had been that low for the month of October was in 1997 when it was 4.0 percent.

Newton County was tied with Montgomery, Tunica and Webster counties for the 34th lowest jobless rate in the state.












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