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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Newton County welcomes 16 firefighter graduates

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - Newton County Fire Services proudly graduated 16 recruits Monday evening in the Newton County Historic Courthouse.

The new recruits trained for 30 weeks both in the field and in the classroom to add to the ranks of the Newton County Fir...

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Posted on: January 3, 2020

Lidl Distribution Center to bring 270 jobs to Newton County

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - Newton County will soon be home to a regional distribution center of Lidl US, a leading grocery retailer. The new project will create 270 full-time jobs and bring a $100 million investment to Newton County.

Governor Brian Kemp announced...

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Newest Magistrate judge sworn in in Newton County

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Tami Wells Thomas was sworn in as part-time Magistrate Court judge for Newton County Friday, Dec. 20 at the Newton County Judicial Center.

Judge Wells Thomas was selected by Chief Magistrate Melanie Bell to fill the position opened when Judge Kim Degonia r...

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

Microchip helps family from Mississippi find dog in Newton County

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA – A time span of three years and a distance of 400 miles separated Nikko from his family when a Newton County resident discovered the Bullmastiff dog in their yard.

An Animal Control officer brought the dog to the Newton County Animal She...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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