What better day to declare your love than Valentine’s Day?

The Newton County Probate and Magistrate Courts offered a day of free wedding ceremonies Friday to area residents who wanted to tie the knot on the day made for romance. Three judges performed the ceremonies, beginning at 9 a.m. and concluding at 4 p.m. In all, 53 weddings and one vow renewal were scheduled to take place.

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I have been editor of the Rockdale Citizen since 1996 and editor of the Newton Citizen since it began publication in 2004. I am also currently executive editor of the Clayton News Daily, Henry Daily Herald and Jackson Progress-Argus.

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