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The region 5-4A coaches recently voted on the end-of-the-season football awards and several Newton County players were recognized.

East Central Community College basketball coach Robert Thompson has always coached boys.

But when Crandal Porter stepped down as the girls coach, the college turned to Thompson to lead the girls team this season.

Newton County residents woke up this morning to find everything nearly covered in white as the area received its first snow fall in several years on Friday morning.

JACKSON – Mississippi Department of Transportation crews are preparing for potential winter weather conditions as a cold front moves through Central Mississippi.

JACKSON – Today, Hickory native Mike Hurst, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi, along with the Jackson Police Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and...

The Newton County Christmas season officially kicked off this past weekend as Union, Decatur, East Central Community College and Hickory all held their annual Yuletide events.

MDOT suspending work, keeping eye on traffic ahead of busy travel weekend


JACKSON -– Mississippians planning to hit the road to spend time with family and friends this Thanksgiving will notice less travel delays due to construction. The Mississippi Department of Transportation will suspend all interstate and four-lane highway work in anticipation of increased holiday travel.

NCHS wears down UHS


Last year, the Newton County Cougars finished just one game shy of making the state tournament in Jackson, losing to Florence in the second round.

Coach Steve Harber blames the loss on a lack of depth as three Cougars fouled out in that game. The veteran coach said he isn’t about to let that happen again.