News











Pages








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


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



Pages





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.






Pages







Three girls vie for Distinguished Young Woman title on Saturday

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

The Distinguished Young Woman program for Newton County will be Saturday at 6:30 p.m. at ECCC’s Huff Auditorium.

Doors will open around 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 at the door and program books will be $5.

They are competing for the title of Distinguished Young Woman of Newton County for 2019.  They are all juniors.





Pages