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Jeanette Robinson

Mrs. Jeanette Robinson, 87, passed away on Jan. 11, 2018.

Jeanette was born in Chunky to Fulton Harris and Lorene Harris.

Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11 at Newton County Funeral Home-South.

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Tigers edge Cougars

By ROBBIE ROBERTSON,

In a battle of two of the area’s better teams, it was 2A Newton that came away with the win over the 4A Cougars.

Newton’s Brandon Payne put in the go-ahead shot with 35 seconds remaining as Newton took an 55-52 win over homestanding Newton County on Friday night.

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City mourns loss of Gordon

By DEMETRIUS THOMPSON,

The City of Union suffered a huge loss this weekend as longtime Union Municipal Judge and Board of Aldermen Attorney Rex Gordon Jr., passed away suddenly late Saturday night.

Newton County coroner Danny Shoemaker said Gordon died of a cardiac arrest and was pronounced dead just before midnight at Laird Hospital in Union.

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City mourns loss of Gordon

By DEMETRIUS THOMPSON,

The City of Union suffered a huge loss this weekend as longtime Union Municipal Judge and Board of Aldermen Attorney Rex Gordon Jr., passed away suddenly late Saturday night.

Newton County coroner Danny Shoemaker said Gordon died of a cardiac arrest and was pronounced dead just before midnight at Laird Hospital in Union.

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