The New Year has begun and is in full swing at the Newton County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Rowles and his department are working hard day and night to ensure the citizens of Newton County are safe. He wants to keep the public informed and also get their help with the Most Wanted list in Newton County. He is writing a weekly column keeping us informed and asking that we pay attention to our community and report any strange activity. One of the first statements Rowles gave after winning the election for Sheriff was that his main concern in Newton County was the drug problem and that if they could stop that then mot of the crime would end. you can read his report weekly on page 3 of the Newton County News.