Newton Fire and Police departments responded to a fatal wreck around 7 a.m. on I-20 near mile marker 109 westbound, where a grey sedan, driven by Jackson resident Jarvis Walker, 40, had run into the back of a parked tractor trailer.
Break out the paint brushes because art class is being offered again at Newton High School after more than 15 years.
On Wednesday, the past met the present as former art teacher Dottie Armstrong returned to her classroom to welcome Sondra Hamilton, who will be teaching NHS’s art class.
City of Newton officials Friday presented Bedford Care resident Francis Garvin, center, with a key to the city in honor of her 100th birthday. Pictured, from left, are, Aaron Brown, owner of Zach Garvin’s Steakhouse, Newton mayor Murray Weems and Newton Chamber of Commerce director Emily Pugh.
Newton Fire and Police are on scene at a fatal wreak on I-20 near mile marker 109 westbound. The right lane is closed at this time.
Fire Chief JC Collins said a sedan left the road and struck a parked 18-wheeler. The driver did not survive.
Newton La-Z-Boy will relocate its Leather Cutting and Sewing division to Mexico by the end of the year, Daniel Simoneau, general manager for La-Z-Boy’s Newton operations, said Monday. The move will impact 105 employees at the company’s Newton location.
Newton Chamber of Commerce and the Roxy Theater invite everyone to attend their End-of-Summer Concert Friday at the Roxy Theater.
Newton Chamber director Emily Pugh said the concert is shaping up to be a lot of fun, with five different bands set to perform from 5-7:30 p.m.
“People are really excited about it,” she said.
Bob May, local author, returned from 2-week book tour to events and bookstores in Cleveland, MS., Memphis, TN., Nashville, TN, Knoxville, TN., Asheville, NC, Roanoke, VA, Easton, PA, Washington, DC, Metro New York and Connecticut. His book promotion for “HAVE FUN, DAMMIT!” his humorous book about Newton, his father, Dr. H. L.
Newton La-Z-Boy will relocate its Leather Cutting and Sewing division to Mexico by the end of the year, Daniel Simoneau, general manager for La-Z-Boy’s Newton operations, said Monday. The move will impact 105 employees at the companies Newton location.