An Eighth District Circuit Court Jury was unable to reach a verdict in a Newton County man’s sexual battery case during session last week. The sexual battery trial for Timothy Dale Stanford resulted in a hung jury.
Students, parents, grandparents and concerned residents turned out in full force at Monday night’s Newton County School Board meeting to show their opposition to the district’s recent decision to deny transfers for students who live near the Union, Sebastopol and Lake school
The Decatur Board of Aldermen wrapped up a year-long review of 85 ordinances at their regular meeting on April 4. For the past year, Ward 4 Alderman Sid Etie had been reviewing old ordinances to see if they should be kept or repealed.
Less than a year after its groundbreaking ceremony, the Biewer Lumber Sawmill officially celebrated its grand opening on Tuesday in the Newton Industrial Park with local and state officials and business leaders in attendance.
On Monday, a group of parents and grandparents will argue their cases to the Newton County School Board regarding its decision in March to change its transfer policy for students who live near the Union, Sebastopol and Lake school districts.