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Newton County jobless rate rises slightly in December, state rate hits all-time low

By DEMETRIUS THOMPSON AND STAFF REPORTS,

Newton County’s unemployment rate rose slightly in December from November according to data from the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. The jobless rate rose to 5.0 percent for December, up one percentage point from November when it was 4.9 percent.

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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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