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The United Givers Fund is making one final push for donations to help 26 local agencies this year.
Van Lucas, campaign drive chairman, said that while donations are running behind where they normally are in previous years, they are confident that they will be able to make a strong push in the final months of the 2017-2018 campaign.
When it comes to virtual reality technology in Mississippi high schools, Newton Municipal School District is at the head of the class.
The Newton Board of Education recently accepted a $3,100 scholarship to install a virtual reality sensor classroom.
The Newton Board of Aldermen are seeking candidates for the Newton Municipal School Board.
Current school board member Jimmie Evans announced that he will not seek another five-year term at the completion of his term in February.
A home on Third Avenue in Newton was gutted by a fire this afternoon.
Firefighters from Newton, Decatur and Hickory responded to the blaze, which consumed the interior of a brick home that had a chimney.
There were no apparent injuries from the fire as of this afternoon. The cause is under investigation.
The final phase of the Biewer Lumber Sawmill construction began last week, as contractors began work on the repavement and expansion of the roads in the Newton Industrial Park and the construction of a new rail spur.