New director settles in

By BRENT MAZE,

People attending events with the Newton Chamber of Commerce have noticed a new face.

That person is Emily Jacome-Cluff, who was tapped by the chamber’s board of directors to lead the organization. And while she was born in Alaska, her family made Newton County home many years ago.

Country Day cancelled

By BRENT MAZE,

There will be no Country Day this August.

The Union Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors held an emergency meeting last Thursday night to discuss whether they would proceed with plans to hold the 41st annual Union Country Day Festival. At the meeting, the board decided to cancel the festival.

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