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Senate approves bill to increase safety for MDOT workers

By TERRY C. BURTON,

This week we cleared for transfer to the House, Senate Bill 2555 that would allow the Department of Transportation to call on for assistance and reimburse police agencies across the state to assist with traffic enforcement in dangerous areas and especially in work zones, where multiple deaths and injuries have occurred across the years.

Murrel Talbert

Graveside services for Mr. Murrel Talbert were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10 at Providence Baptist Church Cemetery with Bro. Jackie Strebeck officiating. Burial followed at the conclusion of services. Stephens Funeral Home of Union was in charge of arrangements.

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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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