News

Water, fire, police departments get Board’s attention in April meeting

By JACK TANNEHILL,

There wasn’t any mention of the Street Department in last week’s April meeting of the Union Board of Aldermen; but, every other department got its time at the table.

Mayor Wayne Welch told the Aldermen that Union was still studying what action it will take with regards to County Line Water Association.




Aldermen discuss alcohol

By BRENT MAZE,

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.


Lunch menus 03/28/18

Newton County School District                           

Monday, April 2

Easter Holiday

Tuesday, April 3

NCES breakfast: Variety of cereal, bacon and biscuit, cheese omelet, blueberry toaster pastry, fresh fruit cup, assorted fruit juices, and a variety of milk



Club News 3/28/18

St. John MHV Club holds March meeting

The St. John MHV Club met on Friday, March 9 at the Newton Public Library. Vice president Shirley Johnson called the meeting to order.

Members present recited the Pledge of Allegiance, and the devotion followed.





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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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