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Arrests 6/13/18

The following arrests were made between June 1-7 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

• Robert Hughes, 41, possession of methamphetamine







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Clara Griffith

Services for Ms. Clara Mae Nazary Griffith were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 9 at Milling Funeral Home Chapel of Union with burial in the Midway Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation was held one hour prior to service on Saturday at Milling Funeral Home of Union.




Honor those who gave all

Monday, we will be celebrating the Memorial Day holiday. This is the day we set aside to remember those who have fought for our country and never returned home. We also remember the veterans have passed away after returning home.






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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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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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