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Our Thoughts: Time to vote

This may be the toughest year yet for the voter.

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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.

Our Thoughts: Hometown Hero

Today we get the privilege of celebrating our Hometown Hero.

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Posted: oct. 01, 2016 6:38 p.m. | Updated: oct. 02, 2016 4:00 a.m.

Our Thoughts: Tags sold, direction needed

Car tags for use of the county’s trash collection convenience centers began being purchased by Newton County residents recently.

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Posted: sep. 28, 2016 4:31 p.m.

Our Thoughts: Safe and sound

The promise of autumn coming this week seems to be bringing a certain sense of relief that our hottest days will soon be behind us ...

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Posted: sep. 17, 2016 1:33 p.m. | Updated: sep. 18, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Our Thoughts: The importance of today

It is hard to imagine now the uncertainty of 15 years ago today. How everything stopped and we all watched in horror at the reality ...

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Posted: sep. 10, 2016 2:47 p.m. | Updated: sep. 11, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Our Thoughts: Hometown Heroes

This weekend we celebrate the contributions that workers have made towards the strength and well-being of our nation. Next weekend we look back and reflect ...

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Posted: sep. 03, 2016 2:48 p.m. | Updated: sep. 04, 2016 4:00 a.m.

Our Thoughts: Embrace all of Democracy


Winston Churchill once said “Democracy is the worst form of government, except all the others.”

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Posted: aug. 27, 2016 7:04 p.m. | Updated: aug. 28, 2016 5:00 a.m.

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