"It's a great day for the town of Newton,"
Alabama Representative Steve Clouse said with a smile.
On Tuesday the town received nearly a $75,000 grant
that they have been waiting on for quite awhile.
The grant will provide
sidewalks for the town; an addition everyone says
they can't wait to see.
it's not something the town wants to use to improve
their look, but something they need to improve their safety.
coming up from the community and school are walking on the streets and it's
very dangerous for them, "explained Mayor Sanford.
The Mayor went on to
explain that the sidewalks will also be beneficial to the elderly in the
community who will be able to use the sidewalks to walk to and from the only
store in town without having to worry about busy traffic.
Construction on these
sidewalks is expected to begin very soon and could be done in as little as six