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 plans to create a Solid Waste Officer position to help tackle the trash.
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.
On Monday, the district’s three principals brought the results of those tests to the Board of Trustees to update them on how the students were performing.
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
The following arrests were reported for January 2- 9 in Newton County. This report was compiled from the daily blotter at the Newton County Jail and the arrest log at Union Police Station.
Union’s infrastructure is getting a boost from three projects that Mayor Wayne Welch covered in the January meeting of the Union Board of Aldermen last Tuesday night.
Welch said that city had finished completely with the upgrades and improvements on the County Line Water Association mandated by Mississippi regulatory agencies.
Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann announced committee chairmen and chairwomen for the 2020 Legislative Session today.