Posted on: February 8, 2023
NEWTON COUNTY, GA - Newton County announced Shena Applewhaite as the new Director of Development Services during its Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 7.
Applewhaite served as the County’s Interim Director of Development Services si...Read more ...
Posted on: February 8, 2023
Newton County is working on a planning and visioning process that will shape the future of the community through an update to the Comprehensive Plan. The Comprehensive Plan is the main document used to determine how the County will grow and develop in the...Read more ...
Posted on: February 2, 2023
ATLANTA – A FEMA disaster recovery center is open in Newton County providing one-on-one assistance to people directly affected by the Jan. 12 severe storms, straight-line winds and tornadoes.
Recovery specialists from FEMA and t...Read more ...
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Every day we hear and see news about gang and gun violence across our country and in our State. While Newton and Walton Counties are great communities to live and work in, we are not immune from these issues. Sadly, some of our own communities and communi...Read more ...
Posted on: January 20, 2023
ATLANTA – Georgia homeowners and renters in Butts, Henry, Jasper, Meriwether, Newton, Spalding and Troup counties who were affected by the severe storms, straight-line winds and tornadoes that occurred Jan. 12, 2023, may apply ...Read more...
Posted on: January 6, 2023
NEWTON COUNTY, GA -For the first time in Newton County’s history, spay and neuter surgeries were done at the Newton County Animal Services Shelter, located at 210 Lower River Road Wednesday. Dec. 28.
The surgery itself, first done on recently adopted puppy...Read more ...
Posted on: January 5, 2023
NEWTON COUNTY, GA - Newton County’s Department of Public Works finished an ambitious sign replacement project enhancing approximately 200 road signs in 2022.
The last five street signs in the project were placed on Almon Road in Decembe...Read more ...
Posted on: January 3, 2023
Newton County received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).
The award was given to Newton County for its Annual Comprehensive Financial...Read more ...
Posted on: December 29, 2022
Newton County Superior Court Judges Cheveda McCamy and Layla Zon were sworn into office at the Newton County Judicial Center Wednesday afternoon.
Both Alcovy Circuit judges were elected after running unopposed during the Nov. 8 general election.
McCamy was ...Read more...
Posted on: October 27, 2022
Newton County is currently updating its Comprehensive Plan to run from 2023-2028 and we need your help.
The Comprehensive Plan serves as a planning and decision-making tool and guide for local government officials, property owners, and community leaders on...Read more ...