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Our Thoughts: A reason to unite

A week ago, the country struggled as divisiveness spread across America. Videos on television news networks showed angry groups protesting against what they felt was ...

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Updated: nov. 20, 2016 4:00 a.m.

Our Thoughts: Post-election thoughts

Tuesday’s election of Donald Trump as the President of the United States gripped the nation.

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Posted: nov. 12, 2016 11:49 a.m. | Updated: nov. 13, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Our Thoughts: The time is now

This isn’t the first time controversial candidates have run for president of the United States. This isn’t the first time Newton County residents ...

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Posted: nov. 05, 2016 4:56 p.m. | Updated: nov. 06, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Our Thoughts: Trick or treat

This is the time of year that can be awe-inspiring. It can also be scary…scary as in a werewolf chasing you through a cemetery ...

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Posted: oct. 29, 2016 2:58 p.m. | Updated: oct. 30, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Our Thoughts: A win for residents

Five mayors and several county managers gathered around a table Tuesday and asked for one item.

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Posted: oct. 22, 2016 2:56 p.m. | Updated: oct. 23, 2016 4:00 a.m.

Our Thoughts: Time to vote

This may be the toughest year yet for the voter.

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Posted: oct. 15, 2016 1:33 p.m. | Updated: oct. 16, 2016 4:00 a.m.

Our Thoughts: Trust and respect need to be earned back

Former Newton County Fire Services Chief Kevin O’Brien served the residents of this county for eight years. He led the county’s fire department ...

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Posted: oct. 08, 2016 3:14 p.m. | Updated: oct. 09, 2016 4:00 a.m.

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