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  • Let’s maintain our sense of Red Pride

    Newton has been known for many years for its sense of “Red Pride.” More recently we have added another motto: “Get To Know Newton.”
    Sept. 1, 2016 - 10:25 am
  • Strong schools support businesses and jobs

    I’m writing in support of the school bond, and many supporters have written, highlighting the financial and practical reasons why this bond makes sens ...
    Sept. 1, 2016 - 10:25 am
  • District’s 10-year plan invests in all schools

    It’s been nearly a year since I joined the NCSD school board. Anyone who knows me will attest to the fact I’ve worked diligently in that time trying t ...
    Aug. 31, 2016 - 10:38 am
  • Investing in Berg will attract young families

    My wife and I moved to Newton in December 2005, just a few days after the birth of our first child. We had lived out of state for a few years and were ...
    Aug. 31, 2016 - 10:37 am
  • Berg rebuild is a no brainer

    There is an important vote coming up in our community in less than a month. On Sept. 13 you will have an opportunity to vote on a bond issue for the N ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 10:24 am
  • Students deserve a quality school

    My name is Emily Zink and I’m a seventh grader at Berg Middle School. Even though I’m not old enough to vote yet, if I could I would vote yes for the ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 10:24 am
  • Howard Snook lived as a humble servant

    Jasper County lost another one of its greatest citizens this week. I was deeply saddened to hear of Howard Snook’s passing. Howard was a World War II ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • What’s the plan for Newton schools?

    First off, I am in total agreement that the Berg School Complex needs to be replaced. More than a year ago, I attended the very first public meeting h ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 10:50 am