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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Early Voting begins Saturday, runs for seven straight days

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The Newton County Board of Elections has added Saturday, Nov. 26 and Sunday, Nov. 27 for those wishing to vote in-person early for the runoff election. The Saturday and Sunday in-person voting is only at the Turner Lake Location.

In-person advance voting w...

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

BOC's second meeting in November and December cancelled

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The Board of Commissioners voted to cancel the Nov. 15 and Dec. 20 Regular Meetings during its Oct. 18 meeting.

The cancellation is for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.

The Board of Commissioners will still have its Dec. 6 meeting.

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Posted on: November 10, 2022

Commissioner Sanders named to NACo peer-learning group

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District 3 Commissioner Alana Sanders is joining a select group of county elected officials as part of the National Association of Counties’ County Officials advancing Racial Equity (CORE) in Justice Network for their commitment to identifying a...

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

Newton County is updating its Comprehensive Plan

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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...

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Posted on: October 20, 2022

Bridge replacement begins on Brown Bridge Road

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Newton County has begun a bridge replacement and realignment project on Brown Bridge Road, also known as County Road 511, over Snapping Shoals Creek.

Trees and brush are being cleared on the right of way off Brown Bridge Road before a new bridge will be bu...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Newton, Gwinnett, Rockdale County leaders hold collaborative meeting

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Three county commission chairpersons recently got together with one goal – to sustain and strengthen bonds in public health, mental health and communications. 

Gwinnett County Chairwoman Nicole Hendrickson planted the seeds for the idea of what’s ...

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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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