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Posted on: June 5, 2020

20-21 Convenience Center hangtags available online June 8

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA – Newton County will begin sales of its 2020-21 Convenience Center Vehicle Hang Tags online Monday, June 8.

To purchase the tags via the revamped online system, please visit https://www.co.newton.ga.us/FormCenter/County-Services...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Statement from Chairman Marcello Banes

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Statement from Chairman Marcello Banes,

On May 7, 2020, my 16-year-old daughter sent me a video of the killing of Ahmaud Arbery. I must admit that prior to this text, I had not heard about this story. As I watched Mr. Arbery get gunned down and stagger to ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Layla Zon sworn in as Superior Court Judge

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Layla Zon was sworn in as the Alcovy Circuit’s newest Superior Court Judge by Governor Brian Kemp at the Georgia Capitol Tuesday, June 2, 2020.

Kemp appointed the former Newton County District Attorney to succeed Judge Samuel Ozburn on May 21.

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Newton County placing cycling awareness signs on roadways

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Newton County is placing 50 signs to encourage safety for cyclers on the road throughout the County in partnership with the Covington Conyers Cycling Club.

The cycling club wants to create 300 miles of safe roadways throughout Newton, Rockdale, Walton and ...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Sheriff Brown announces opening of the new Eastside Precinct

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COVINGTON, Ga. —The Newton County Sheriff’s Office Eastside Precinct opened to the public on Tuesday, March 10, 2020.

“The new Eastside Precinct will help us serve our community better by providing a location for citi...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Newton County Government Offices closed

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The Newton County Administration Building, Historic Courthouse, Animal Services and Turner Lake Complex are all closed. Fire Services and the Newton County Landfill and Convenience Centers will be open. The Judicial Center will be open to handle essential...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

DA Layla Zon appointed Superior Court Judge

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - Layla Zon will become Newton County’s newest Superior Court Judge when she is sworn in following her appointment by Governor Brian Kemp Thursday, May 21.

Zon, who has served as Newton County’s District Attorney since...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

Passport application suspended until July 12

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The Newton County Clerk of Superior Court suspends passport application processing through July 12, 2020 or until further notice. 

This measure has been taken in order to protect the pubic and staff from the spread of COVID-19.

The Newton County Cl...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Advance Voting begins May 18

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - Advance Voting begins Monday, May 18, with three ways to vote in Newton County.

Voters may cast a ballot in person at the Newton County Administration Building, 1113 Usher Street, Covington. Only four voters will be allowed inside the v...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Primary Election to be postponed until June 9

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 (ATLANTA) — Today, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced that, pursuant to the authority vested in him by O.C.G.A. § 21-2-50.1, he is postponing the Statewide General Primary/Presidential Preference Primary Election ...

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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

Animal Services

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: 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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