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Posted on: January 24, 2023

SBA Opens Newton County Business Recovery Center

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ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is opening a Business Recovery Center (BRC) in Newton County at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center in Covington. 

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Posted on: January 24, 2023

SBA Opens Newton County Business Recovery Center

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ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is opening a Business Recovery Center (BRC) in Newton County at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center in Covington. 

Additionally, the Henry&...

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

Those affected by storm can apply for assistance

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ATLANTA – Georgia homeowners and renters in Butts, Henry, Jasper, Meriwether, Newton, Spalding and Troup counties who were affected by the severe storms, straight-line winds and tornadoes that occurred Jan. 12, 2023, may apply for FEMA d...

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Posted on: January 17, 2023

Tornado Cleanup Hotline

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Parts of Newton County received severe damage due to a storm that came through the area Thursday, Jan. 12.

The storm brought high winds and reports of an unconfirmed tornado to the southern part of the County, leaving a trail of debris.

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Posted on: January 6, 2023

Commissioners Henderson, Mason sworn in

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Newton County Probate Judge Melanie Bell swore into oath two Newton County Commissioners prior to their start of the 2023 term.

District 4 Commissioner J.C. Henderson was sworn in on Jan. 5 to his seventh term. Henderson became the first ever seven-term Co...

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Posted on: January 5, 2023

Newton County enhances 195 street signs in 2022

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - Newton County’s Department of Public Works finished an ambitious sign replacement project enhancing approximately 200 road signs in 2022. 

The last five street signs in the project were placed on Almon Road in December; bringin...

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

Newton County receives Financial Reporting award

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Newton County received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).

The award was given to Newton County for its Annual Comprehensive Financial...

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Posted on: October 11, 2022

See SPLOST Story Map

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This interactive story map will allow you to look at capital projects around Newton County funded by the voter-approved Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST). 

You can click on each plot point throughout the County to view the project.&a...

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Posted on: October 11, 2022

Family Connection Community Resources

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Newton County's Family Connection provides a list of available resources in our community to help those in need. 

Go to www.nwtnfamilyconnection.org and search under "resources" for:

  1. A searchable database for everything from a fo...
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Posted on: January 4, 2022

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Be notified of an emergency situation with CodeRED.

Newton County is a subscriber to this alert system, providing the alerts to residents for free. Simply sign up at https://public.coderedweb.com/CNE/en-US/BF879E7AA795

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Posted on: January 26, 2023

Alex Stone will be circuit-wide Gang/Gun Violence Prosecutor

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Every day we hear and see news about gang and gun violence across our country and in our State. While Newton and Walton Counties are great communities to live and work in, we are not immune from these issues. Sadly, some of our own communities and communi...

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Posted on: January 24, 2023

SBA Opens Newton County Business Recovery Center

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ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is opening a Business Recovery Center (BRC) in Newton County at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center in Covington. 

Additionally, the ...

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Posted on: December 19, 2022

Newton County Emergency Rental and Mortgage Program

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Newton County is offering financial assistance to its residents through the American Rescue Plan Act. 

For those seeking emergency rental and mortgage relief, please apply at the following link: ERAP - Newton County (newtoncountygaerap.com). You m...

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Posted on: January 23, 2023

Crews picking up debris from Jan. 12 tornadoes

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Crews from Newton County and the Georgia Department of Transportation began picking up debris from the right-of-way in the southern portion of Newton County Monday.

Crews will be clearing the area of tree and brush debris caused by the tornadoes that impac...

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

Those affected by storm can apply for assistance

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ATLANTA – Georgia homeowners and renters in Butts, Henry, Jasper, Meriwether, Newton, Spalding and Troup counties who were affected by the severe storms, straight-line winds and tornadoes that occurred Jan. 12, 2023, may apply ...

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Posted on: January 6, 2023

Increase in adoptions leads to Surgical Suite at Newton County Animal Services

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA -For the first time in Newton County’s history, spay and neuter surgeries were done at the Newton County Animal Services Shelter, located at 210 Lower River Road Wednesday. Dec. 28.

The surgery itself, first done on recently adopted puppy...

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Posted on: January 17, 2023

Tornado Cleanup Hotline

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Parts of Newton County received severe damage due to a storm that came through the area Thursday, Jan. 12.

The storm brought high winds and reports of an unconfirmed tornado to the southern part of the County, leaving a trail of debris.

If you need help wit...

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Posted on: January 11, 2023

Newton County Appropriation application open

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Non-profit organizations seeking funding from Newton County must apply for an appropriation below or send in an application to the Newton County Finance office.

To be eligible to receive an appropriation for Fiscal Year 2024, applications must be turned in...

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Posted on: January 5, 2023

Newton County enhances 195 street signs in 2022

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - Newton County’s Department of Public Works finished an ambitious sign replacement project enhancing approximately 200 road signs in 2022. 

The last five street signs in the project were placed on Almon Road in Decembe...

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Posted on: January 6, 2023

Commissioners Henderson, Mason sworn in

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Newton County Probate Judge Melanie Bell swore into oath two Newton County Commissioners prior to their start of the 2023 term.

District 4 Commissioner J.C. Henderson was sworn in on Jan. 5 to his seventh term. Henderson became the first ever seven-term Co...

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

Newton County receives Financial Reporting award

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Newton County received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).

The award was given to Newton County for its Annual Comprehensive Financial...

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Posted on: December 29, 2022

Judges McCamy, Zon sworn in

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Newton County Superior Court Judges Cheveda McCamy and Layla Zon were sworn into office at the Newton County Judicial Center Wednesday afternoon.

Both Alcovy Circuit judges were elected after running unopposed during the Nov. 8 general election.

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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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