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Arrests 6/6/18

The following arrests were made between May 25-31 in Newton County. This report is based on the daily jail blotter at the Newton County Jail and the Union Police Department.

Newton County Sheriff’s Office

• Jeffrey Scott Pilgrim, 42, simple domestic assault



Arrests 5/30/18

The following arrests were made between May 18-25 in Newton County. This report is based on the daily jail blotter at the Newton County Jail and the Union Police Department.

Newton Police Department

• Eric Emmons, 43, DUI refusal

• Fallon Graffree, 26, domestic violence, simple assault


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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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WhistleStop Marketplace returns, Newton Chamber to host drawings

By BRENT MAZE,

The Newton Chamber of Commerce is hosting its seventh annual Whistlestop Marketplace on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Former chamber executive directors Leigh Anne Whittle and Angie Burks started the event eight years ago to give Newton County residents a local option for Christmas arts and crafts shopping.



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