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The Union Chamber of Commerce has announced plans to host a new festival for the City of Union this Father’s Day weekend.
At a recent meeting, the chamber’s board of directors approved scheduling the inaugural Union Day on June 16 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Newton Board of Aldermen moved foward with an agreement with Verizon Wireless to add a new cell tower in downtown Newton.
One bridge has reopened while another remains closed after Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant declared a state of emergency and ordered 87 bridges closed last week across the state.
Two of those bridges were in Newton County. The one on Liberty Church Road in Newton has reopened while the other on Buckley Road in Hickory remains closed.
Newton County Academy welcomed back Kemp Alderman to the lineup as the sophomore Ole Miss commit hammered three home runs to lead the Generals to three wins this past week.
NCA started off the week by beating Kemper Academy 11-0 on Monday and then took two games from the Meridian Home School Association, winning 12-0 and 18-3.
While Newton Police officers were searching for the person who shot into the Rush Medical Building last week, Police Capt. Johnny Martin conducted a traffic stop that netted a drug bust that took marijuana and crack cocaine off the streets.
Newton’s Board of Aldermen are considering ways to increase tax revenue, and that included the possiblity of legalizing all alcohol sales.
Alderman Ray Payne said he was tired of seeing all of the tax money spent on alcohol by local residents going to other counties.