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Posted on: May 6, 2022

ARPA Committee accepting applications for funding

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Non-profits and businesses requesting American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding from the Newton County Board of Commissioners are required to submit their requests to the Newton County ARPA Committee.

An application must be sent to the committee for any orga...

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Security Deed Filing Requirements

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Governor Brian Kemp signed House Bill 974 into law on May 2, 2022 relating to relating to recordation and registration of deeds and other instruments, so as to require electronic filing; to provide for the effect of a missing or incorrect tax parcel ident...

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

Convenience Center hang tags go on sale June 1

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Vehicle Hang Tags for admittance to Newton County’s Trash Collection Convenience Centers for fiscal year 2023 go on sale June 1, 2022.

The hang tags are required to use the County’s six convenience centers from July 1, 2022 to June 30, ...

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Posted on: April 18, 2022

ARPA Emergency Relief Fund applications available now

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Newton County residents can apply now for emergency financial relief to help with past due bills and other expenses incurred from the COVID-19 Pandemic.

The Newton County Board of Commissioners is partnering with the Salvation Army in Covington to accept a...

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Newton County Board of Equalization Application

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The Newton County Board of Equalization is looking to add two Alternative members to the board. Alternative members sit in when a current seat member is not available on a particular day. Each new member will have to complete and pass a 40-hour training c...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

2017 SPLOST projects receive additional funding

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - The Newton County Board of Commissioners moved forward with several expansions of community projects during its March 15, 2022, Regular Meeting.

Newton County’s Senior Center, a future park in the Spring Hill community, a futu...

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Posted on: March 15, 2022

Newton receives Water Plant of the Year honor

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Newton County’s Cornish Creek Water Treatment Plant was awarded the Best Operated Water Treatment Facility in the state of Georgia for 2021 on Tuesday.

The Georgia Association of Water Professionals selected Cornish Creek due to excellent operati...

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

New BOC and BOE District Maps

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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed two bills into law that redraw the district lines for Newton County’s Board of Commissioners and Board of Elections.

The new laws (Board of Commissioners) and Act 370 (Board of Elections) place the districts into effect on Ja...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Be alerted of an emergency situation with CodeRED

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Be notified of an emergency situation with CodeRED.

Newton County is a subscriber to this alert system, providing the alerts to residents for free. Simply sign up at

CodeRED delivers geo-targeted, time-se...

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