East Central Community College President Dr. Billy Stewart today announced his retirement effective July 1, 2020.
The announcement was made at the monthly Board of Trustees meeting on the Decatur campus.
Newton County’s government will have several new faces come January 1 after new leaders were elected during the November 5 general election.
At the top, Republican Joedy Pennington was elected to be the new sheriff, replacing retiring Sheriff Jackie Knight. He soundly defeated independent challenger Randy Patrick.
The Newton United Givers Fund fundraising drive is officially underway for the 2019-2020 fiscal year, and organization officials are hoping to raise $50,000 to be distributed to its more than 30 organizations.
This year’s chairman is Bob Beckley and the drive chairman is Don Vares.
Newton County showed their gratitude for veterans Monday with several observances around the county.
At Newton County Elementary School, veterans were honored with a program followed by the school’s annual Veterans Walk, as students cheered on their local heroes.
JACKSON – Mississippians should check their heating equipment now to make sure it’s safe to use, as the temperature may dip into the 30s and 20s across much of the state in coming days. Using the equipment as it is intended and following safety guidelines cuts your risk of fire in your home.
It is possible be that by the first of the new year, Union will have a new garbage collector, at a higher price or maybe even once a week pickup.
Students at Newton High School got a jump start on their post-grad plans Wednesday filling out college applications, learning about banking and learning about local industries as the school held its first college and career fair in the gymnasium.