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Posted on: January 22, 2024

Wendy Patterson named Newton County EMA Director

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA -  Wendy Patterson was named Newton County’s Emergency Management Agency Director by County Manager Harold Cooper on Jan 12, 2024.

Patterson was the Interim Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director since March 27, 2023. Under h...

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Posted on: January 16, 2024

Ariel Arredondo named Solid Waste Worker of the Year

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA – The hard work and dedication of Ariel Arredondo has been known to his Newton County coworkers for the 17 years he has been a member of the Solid Waste department. Now that same dedication and passion for his job is known throughout the...

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Posted on: January 12, 2024

Animal Services Sets Adoption Record in 2023

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - Newton County Animal Services set a record in 2023 for the most pet adoptions in its history with 1,203 animals finding a new home.

The more than 1,200 adoptions broke the previous mark of 1,032 set just one year prior.

The record number...

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Posted on: January 10, 2024

Newton County EMA Dive Team rescues six from floods

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA -  Six people were rescued from flooded homes by the Newton County Emergency Management Agency Dive Team at the Riverside Mobile Home and RV Park and near the Yellow River Wednesday Morning.

The dive team, consisting of personnel...

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