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The Union Volunteer Fire Department responded to a house fire Thursday afternoon on Willow Street. Beulah Hubbard and other surrounding volunteer fire departments assisted with containing the blaze. No one was home at the time of the fire.

Four Newton County Sheriff’s candidates and three constable candidates participated in the NAACP’s political forum Monday night at the C.H. Boler High School Alumni Building in Decatur.

Two women are in jail after authorities caught the suspects with a potent form of methamphetamine during a traffic stop early Friday morning.

Six-foot-three, 215-pound, division-one prospect DeRyan Wansley of Newton County makes his second consecutive Elite 11 selection.

This weekend, the Newton Theatre Co. will bring to the stage the sequel to “The Red Velvet Cake War,” which was performed by the company in 2014.

Newton County Circuit Clerk Mike Butler said absentee voting for the August elections is underway.

Fire destroys home

The Union Volunteer Fire Department responded to a house fire Thursday afternoon on Willow Street. Beulah Hubbard and other surrounding volunteer fire departments assisted with containing the blaze. No one was home at the time of the fire.

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