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Posted on: October 15, 2020

Kemp appoints Cheveda McCamy to Alcovy Judicial Circuit

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Governor Brian P. Kemp announced his appointment of Cheveda McCamy to fill the Superior Court vacancy in the Alcovy Judicial Circuit Thursday.

McCamy fills the vacancy created by the passing of the Honorable Horace Johnson, Jr. The Alcovy Judicial Circuit ...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Free Weekly Meals for children 18-and-under

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The Newton County School System is offering free weekly meals for all children 18-and-under through its School Nutrition Program.

There is a free weekly meal pickup every Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Heard Mixon Elementary and Live Oak Elementary sch...

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

Crowell Rd federal environmental document available

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Newton County wants to make you aware that the federal environmental document associated with the Proposed Realignment of Access Road at Crowell Road has been reviewed by the Federal Highway Administration and is available for public review and comment. T...

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

Drive-Boo will be Friday, Oct. 30

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The Turner Lake Complex will host the Recreation Department's first Drive-Boo this year. Bring the family in your vehicle for some social distancing trick or treating! The free community event will be Friday, oct. 30 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 6185...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

Judge rules in County's favor on statue injunction

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Judge John Ott ruled in favor of the Newton County Board of Commissioners on an injunction to stop the removal of the Confederate memorial on the Covington Square Monday afternoon.

The ruling dismisses complaint for damages and injunctive relief by Tiffany...

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

COVID-19 Nonprofit funding available

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The Newton County Board of Commissioners was awarded relief funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to distribute throughout the community..

A portion of these funds will be awarded to 501(c)(3) nonprofit agencies to suppo...

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Posted on: August 19, 2020

County passes mask ordinance

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The Newton County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution requiring masks in public areas in the unincorporated Newton County Tuesday evening. Masks are also required to enter Newton County government buildings. If you do not have a mask, one will be...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

TSPLOST to be placed on ballot in November

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The Newton County Board of Commissioners voted Thursday evening to place a Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (TSPLOST) on the General Election ballot in November.

The 4-1 approval to send the question of adding a 1 cent sales tax to New...

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Posted on: July 23, 2020

Sheriff Brown and Sheriff’s Office awarded third NCCHC Reaccreditation

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COVINGTON, Ga. — Sheriff Ezell Brown and the Newton County Sheriff’s Office were awarded their third National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) Reaccreditation Award during the Newton County Board of Commissioners...

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Judicial Center renamed after Hon. Judge Horace James Johnson, Jr.

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - The Newton County Judicial Center was renamed the Judge Horace J. Johnson, Jr. Judicial Center by the Board of Commissioners during its Regular meeting Tuesday, July 7, 2020.

The decision was unanimously approved by the board upon the r...

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