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:
• approval of mintues fromt he Jan. 6 meeting
• County Administrator
• Tax Assessor
• Executive Session on Personnel
Students named to the 2019 fall semester honor roll, which includes those full-time students selected to the President’s List, Dean’s List and Honorable Mention List, have been announced at East Central Community College in Decatur.
Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann announced committee chairmen and chairwomen for the 2020 Legislative Session today.
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.
East Central Community College in Decatur is now accepting applications for the Slagle In-District Tuition Scholarship through June 30, 2020.
The Newton Board of Aldermen will hold their first meeting of 2020 at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7.
Meetings are held in Newton City Hall on the first and third Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m.
Here is a look at the upcoming agenda:
More than a dozen Newton residents came out to Hope Missions Saturday, Dec. 22, to take part in the organization’s Toy Giveaway and get some last-minute Christmas shopping done.
Marlene Pugh, who organized the event said the Toy Giveaway featured a wide variety of toys and gifts for local children.