â¨â¨Lorena Pankey unscrewed an old bottle of motor oil and tilted it upside down.â¨ Thick and chocolate-like goop came slowly oozing out of the white bottle and into the oil recycling tank at the Blackburn Convenience Center in Newton. She wiped perspiration from her forehead.
â¨âIâm glad thereâs a place where I can get rid of all this junk,â Pankey said. âItâs less waste I have to deal with.â â¨
In three days, a long list of new laws approved in recent legislature will go into effect.â¨
Among the many changes is something that effects every Catawba County resident â waste disposal and recycling.â¨
GREENSBORO â The U.S. Postal Service asked members of Congress â including Rep. Patrick McHenry, a member of the Postal Serviceâs oversight committee, and Rep. David Price, a member of the House appropriations committee â to enact legislation to return the organization to financial stability.
In a letter signed jointly by Board of Governors Chairman Louis Giuliano and Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe, USPS urged McHenry and Price to support action to:
â Eliminate current mandates requiring $5.5 billion annual retiree health benefit pre-payments;
The city of Newton recently unveiled its new website which features an easier design for easy navigation to learn more about the city, its departments and services.
Some highlights of the new website, still located at www.newtonnc.gov, include a printable calendar of events, a news scroll, share/print buttons, directions and a map of all City facilities, departmental information, downloadable documents, a âHow Do I?â menu, community links and more.
Jason Clay, Information Systems director, has been diligently working with a team of city employees to develop the new website.