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Hospital still in bankruptcy

By BRENT MAZE,

Ascentium Healthcare Resources will be taking over the management of Lackey Memorial Hospital in Forest and businesses that were being managed by Pioneer Health Services.

However, it will not include the former Pioneer Community Hospital of Newton, according to Sydney Sawyer, chief executive of the newly formed Ascentium.

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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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Williams takes on new role

By ROBBIE ROBERTSON,

For the last three years, Jevon Williams has been a solid role player for the Union Yellowjackets and coach Brad Breland.

But with Tradarius Harris and 90 percent of the Jackets’ offense gone, Williams is accepting his role as Union’s new go-to man, making him an easy choice for The Newton County Appeal’s Elite 11.

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