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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Animal Services taking mitigating measures

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - Newton County Animal Services is taking measures to mitigate the short- and long-term effects of COVID-19 by following recommendations set forth by the National Animal Care and Control Association.

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Posted on: March 14, 2020

Presidential Preference Primary voting stopped

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Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced Saturday March 14, that voting in the Presidential Preference Primary is postponed until May 19, 2020.

"Events are moving rapidly and my highest priority is protecting the health of our poll work...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Presidential Preference Primary Early Voting Times

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Early Voting for the 2020 Presidential Primary began on Monday, March 2, and will continue through Friday, March 20 in Newton County.

The Newton County Administration Building, 1113 Usher Street, Covington, Ga, is open for all days of the early voting peri...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Newton County phone numbers and helpful links

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Phone contacts

Animal Services Main - 770-786-9514

Office - 678-625-1374

Online Resources

Website - https://www.co.newton.ga.us/154/Animal-Services

Adoption, reclaim and rescue appointments by phone or email – newtonac@co.newton.ga.us

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

Newton County Government 101 is new educational program

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - The Newton County Government 101 allows Newton County residents a chance to learn about their local government.

There are a total of six sessions, one a month, beginning in February and ending in July. Each session is on the first Thurs...

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Department of Public Health Coronavirus health advisory

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ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is working closely with the CDC, and state partners to prepare for a potential outbreak of COVID-19 in the U.S., including Georgia. The goal is to quickly identify cases ...

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Posted on: February 13, 2020

Family Fun Day will be April 25

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The third annual Newton County Family Fun Day returns on April 25, 2020. The free community event will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Legion Field, located at 3173 Mill Street NE, Covington, GA 30014.

Everyone from Newton County is invited to attend the...

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Solid Waste Authority finishes 2020-23 Strategic Plan

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Newton County Solid Waste Management Authority’s

Strategic Plan

2020 to 2023

 

Vision Statement:

What We Aspire To Be As A County (Long-Term)

 A financially responsible system wherein citizens reduce, recycle, and dispose of waste in...

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Code Enforcement Complaint

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File an online complaint with the Code Enforcement Department. You can remain anonymous while detailing your issue.

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Animal Shelter Accepting Donations

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Newton County Animal Control is collecting donations to directly help animals in our shelter.

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Trash & Recycling

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Newton County offers trash collection convenience centers to its residents in the form of 6 collection centers.

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Home Meal Delivery

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Home meal delivery is available for all qualified seniors who are 60 and older and live in Newton County.

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

What does Shelter in Place mean?

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The intent of Newton County’s Shelter in Place ordinance is to ensure that the maximum number of people self-isolate in their place of residence to the maximum extent feasible, while enabling essential services to continue, to slow the spread of...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Newton County adopt Shelter in Place Ordinance

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The Newton County Board of Commissioners and Covington City Council passed joint resolutions Wednesday evening issuing a shelter at home ordinance for residents of the Unincorporated Newton County and the City of Covington to try to prevent the spread of ...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Newton County closes offices March 20, continues limited services

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - To maintain the safety of the public and staff and acting in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Newton County is closing all non-essential government offices beginning 8 a.m. Friday March 20.

The Newton County Administration B...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

COVID-19 Drive Through Testing Available for Specific Individuals with Doctor Referral

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On March 17, Gwinnett, Newton & Rockdale County Health Departments opened a COVID-19 drive-through pilot site in Covington to test symptomatic (ill) front-line health care workers, first responders and high-risk, vulnerable populations.

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Newton County measures for COVID-19

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Newton County measures for COVID-19

As of March 26, 2020

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Newton County Animal Services is suspending low priority/non emergency activity and responding to emergency and high priority calls only; reducing non-essential shelter intake and havin...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Development Services continues inspections, online submissions requested

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As the Newton County government offices are closed from March 20 through April 13, the Department of Development Services will continue facilitating building inspections, re-inspection fees credit card payments, providing Certificates of Occupancy, answer...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Animal Services taking mitigating measures

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - Newton County Animal Services is taking measures to mitigate the short- and long-term effects of COVID-19 by following recommendations set forth by the National Animal Care and Control Association.

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Clerk of Superior Court Office modifications

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - To protect both public and office staff from possible spread of COVID-19 the Newton County Clerk of Superior Court’s office is modifying the delivery of some of its services.  The office remains open, however, to lim...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Juvenile Court open only for essential functions

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Due to the Statewide Declaration of a Judicial Emergency, the Juvenile Court will remain open only for the handling of essential functions, mainly related to the detention of a child on delinquency charges or the removal of a child based on allegations of...

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

DPH announces COVID-19 case in Newton County

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The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) reported one case of COVID-19 in Newton County on Sunday, March 15.

The DPH updates a daily status report on its website at noon showing cases on a county-by-county basis. The most recent report tallied 99 case...

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

Gov. Kemp authorizes call of Ga National Guard for COVID-19

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Governor Brian P. Kemp issued Executive Order 03.14.20.02 Saturday, March 14, authorizing Adjutant General Tom Carden - at the request of Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Director Homer Bryson - to call up as many as 2,000 Georgia Nation...

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Posted on: March 14, 2020

Presidential Preference Primary voting stopped

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Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced Saturday March 14, that voting in the Presidential Preference Primary is postponed until May 19, 2020.

"Events are moving rapidly and my highest priority is protecting the health of our poll work...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Letter from County Manager regarding COVID-19

Couny Manager, Lloyd Kerr

All residents and visitors of Newton County,

As the County Manager, I assure you Newton County is taking COVID-19, or Coronavirus, very seriously. Newton County has a pandemic plan for situations such as this. We are also working closely with the Departmen...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Joint Statement from Newton County and Covington on COVID-19

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City of Covington and Newton County officials met Thursday to create an action plan related to the COVID-19 virus Thursday.

The City and the County will work collaboratively and utilize all resources at their disposal to ensure normal operations and servic...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

All Newton County Recreation Youth Athletics Cancelled

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - All Newton County Parks and Recreation Youth Athletics, including baseball and softball are cancelled until further notice.

Open Gym and the B.C. Crowell Cardio Fitness Studio at the Turner Lake Complex will be closed until further noti...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Presidential Preference Primary Early Voting Times

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Early Voting for the 2020 Presidential Primary began on Monday, March 2, and will continue through Friday, March 20 in Newton County.

The Newton County Administration Building, 1113 Usher Street, Covington, Ga, is open for all days of the early voting peri...

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Convenience Center hang tags to be $75 starting March 1

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA -  The 2019-20 vehicle hang tags for the Newton County Trash Collection Convenience Centers will be reduced to $75 on March 1.

The Hang Tags have been reduced ahead of their annual expiration date of June 30. The hardship cost fo...

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Join us for Newton County Government 101

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The Newton County Government 101 allows Newton County residents a chance to learn about their local government. 

There are a total of six sessions, one a month, beginning in February and ending in July. Each session is on the first Thursday of eac...

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Solid Waste Authority finishes 2020-23 Strategic Plan

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Newton County Solid Waste Management Authority’s

Strategic Plan

2020 to 2023

 

Vision Statement:

What We Aspire To Be As A County (Long-Term)

 A financially responsible system wherein citizens reduce, recycle, and dispose of waste in...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Juvenile Court open only for essential functions

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Due to the Statewide Declaration of a Judicial Emergency, the Juvenile Court will remain open only for the handling of essential functions, mainly related to the detention of a child on delinquency charges or the removal of a child based on allegations of...

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Convenience Center hang tags to be $75 starting March 1

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA -  The 2019-20 vehicle hang tags for the Newton County Trash Collection Convenience Centers will be reduced to $75 on March 1.

The Hang Tags have been reduced ahead of their annual expiration date of June 30. The hardship cost fo...

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Solid Waste Authority finishes 2020-23 Strategic Plan

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Newton County Solid Waste Management Authority’s

Strategic Plan

2020 to 2023

 

Vision Statement:

What We Aspire To Be As A County (Long-Term)

 A financially responsible system wherein citizens reduce, recycle, and dispose of waste in...

Read more ...

Landfill

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Posted on: February 13, 2020

Family Fun Day will be April 25

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The third annual Newton County Family Fun Day returns on April 25, 2020. The free community event will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Legion Field, located at 3173 Mill Street NE, Covington, GA 30014.

Everyone from Newton County is invited to attend the...

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