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If it's broke, you should fix it

This week the Newton County Water Authority said it wants to sit down with the county and work on a solution to a problem before taking on a new venture. We believe this meeting should happen.

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Updated: jan. 25, 2015 1:30 a.m.

Our thoughts: Taking charge

Last week in our editorial about the reappointment for a year of county Attorney Tommy Craig we said that none of the commissioners gave a reason for voting for Craig.

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Posted: jan. 17, 2015 5:09 p.m. | Updated: jan. 18, 2015 8:00 a.m.

Our thoughts: Congratulations Chamber

The Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce held its annual year-end banquet this past week.

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Posted: jan. 17, 2015 5:05 p.m. | Updated: jan. 18, 2015 8:00 a.m.

Our thoughts: Craig reappointment

The Newton County BOC held their first meeting of 2015 last week and among its agenda items was its annual appointments. One of those appointments was that of county attorney, and the reappointment was Tommy Craig.

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Posted: jan. 10, 2015 5:58 p.m. | Updated: jan. 10, 2015 5:58 p.m.

Our thoughts: Charlie Hebdo tragedy

Last week we were shocked by the violent attack on the office of a French satirical newspaper called Charlie Hebdo.

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Posted: jan. 10, 2015 6:02 p.m.

Our thoughts: Hospital resolution

As we start the New Year we have a major dilemma facing us in in Newton County and that is the future of the Newton Medical Center.

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Posted: jan. 03, 2015 2:51 p.m. | Updated: jan. 03, 2015 2:54 p.m.

Our thoughts: 365 days later

We think it’s safe to say that for most people, 2014 was not the best of years. For those of you that it has been good for, we are pleased for you and hope 2015 is even better.

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Posted: dec. 27, 2014 3:38 p.m. | Updated: dec. 27, 2014 3:39 p.m.

Our thoughts: The spirit

It’s hard to believe that we have less than two weeks left until Christmas day … after all we been reminded that it was coming since August at many places.

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Posted: dec. 13, 2014 3:08 p.m. | Updated: dec. 13, 2014 3:10 p.m.

Our thoughts: Water questions

Last week the Newton County Water and Sewerage Authority stepped up to the plate and hit a home run.

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Posted: dec. 06, 2014 5:40 p.m. | Updated: dec. 06, 2014 10:00 p.m.

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