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The Christmas festivities will kick off on Friday in the county seat as the Greater Decatur Chamber of Commerce and the GFWC-MFWC Decatur Woman’s Progressive Club will host the annual Decatur Christmas Parade at 6 p.m.
A “Decatur Dollars” drawing will be held at 5:30 p.m. ECCC’s Warrior Wonderland will follow the parade.
For the first time, Newton County Christmas music lovers will get to see The Fellowship’s praise band’s annual Christmas concert in a new venue and at a new time.
This year, the praise band will be performing at the Roxy Theater in Newton at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9.
Four Newton County teenagers are being held at the Lauderdale County Jail after being arrested after shooting at a Lauderdale County sheriff’s deputy and leading authorities on a high speed chase on Monday afternoon.
While no one was injured, shots were reportedly fired at a Lauderdale County deputy’s patrol car during the pursuit.
Union residents now have one more option for their medicine needs after the grand opening of Quinn's Family Pharmacy last Tuesday.
Newly hired Newton County Emergency Management Services Director Brian Taylor brings more than two decades of experience to the job.
Taylor, who officially started on Nov. 22, is a Conehatta native and has worked in nearly every area of emergency management in several environments, from oil rigs to air evac teams.
Next fall, middle schoolers in Newton County will have a new avenue to plan the rest of their academic careers and beyond thanks to a national grant to the Kemper Newton Regional Library System.