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Our Thoughts: The heart of our community

Sadness swept through Newton County this week with the deaths of three of its citizens under the age of 25.

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Updated: feb. 07, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Our Thoughts: An impressive start

The scene seems familiar to so many. People approach the table in suits and in skirts with heels and hose. They then sit down, make ...

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Posted: jan. 30, 2016 3:07 p.m. | Updated: jan. 31, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Letter: Form of government legislation

Dear fellow Newton neighbors,

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Posted: jan. 30, 2016 3:08 p.m.

Optimism for Newton County

The annual Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce dinner would have been a great recruiting commercial for Newton County to show those looking for a location ...

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Posted: jan. 23, 2016 4:36 p.m. | Updated: jan. 24, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Our thoughts: Historic vote needs to mean something

Members of the community gathered together to support our county’s elected officials prior to the beginning of Monday’s state legislative session, hearing the ...

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Posted: jan. 09, 2016 5:33 p.m. | Updated: jan. 10, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Looking back, looking forward

Looking through our headlines from 2015, it has been an up and down year ... as usual. However, it seems that our community response has let ...

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Posted: dec. 30, 2015 9:35 a.m.

Our Thoughts: Christmas means a little bit more

People of all ages were treated to a showing of “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas” on the Square Friday night.

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Posted: dec. 19, 2015 4:04 p.m. | Updated: dec. 20, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Putting an emphasis on serve in 'protect and serve'

With all the plight surrounding law enforcement these days, it seems that most see our boys in blue with mixed emotion.

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Posted: dec. 12, 2015 12:45 p.m. | Updated: dec. 14, 2015 2:22 p.m.

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