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Vice Mayor Mike Fullerton agreed to answer 5 Questions for readers of The Newcastle Pacer. Fullerton has served on Newcastle’s city council for nearly eight years. He and former Mayor Gene Reid were both appointed to the council in January 2013. After Reid stepped down as Mayor last August, Fullerton was elected to serve as Vice Mayor by fellow council members.
Although it may have been a bit tardy, COVID-19 has arrived for class and is wreaking havoc.
Winding their way around the west side of Veterans Park, new trails cut into the pasture. These trails will be 10-feet wide to accommodate pedestrian or bicycle traffic and eventually make their way around the northwest side of the park by the new five acre pond and go south, crossing 10th street and giving children safer routes to school. Additional ideas for future park improvements are scheduled to be discussed at a special parks planning meeting tonight at 6 p.m. at the Newcastle Storm Shelter, 851 N Carr Drive. Everyone is welcome to attend. Photo by Scott Hannan
Superintendent Melonie Hau gave a State of our Schools update on on Tuesday at the Chamber of Commerce’s Business Exchange Luncheon, where she was the featured speaker.