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Posted on: June 25, 2020

Chairman's Corner - June 25

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#OneNewton Family,

Welcome to the Chairman’s Corner. In this space I will take some time to share with you not only what is going on in Newton County’s government but also to just chat about what is going on in our community as a whole....

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Bringing your own into County buildings will help conserve masks

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As Newton County begins its third week of being open to the public during the COVID-19 pandemic, numbers of positive tests for the virus continue to increase in Newton County and throughout the region.

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Hands-on training for local youngster

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Newton County firefighters took a break from training Friday, June 19, to spend some time with a young admirer.

Allison Ashworth was driving by Newton County’s Fire Station No. 1 with her 3-year-old son when Braxton spotted the firefighters worki...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget

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The Newton County Board of Commissioners are scheduled to vote on the Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget  at the end of June 2020.

The proposed budget is $104,507,296 of all funds, including the general fund, special revenue funds, capital project f...

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

Newton County Government 101 is new educational program

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - 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 Thurs...

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Code Enforcement Complaint

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File an online complaint with the Code Enforcement Department. You can remain anonymous while detailing your issue.

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Animal Shelter Accepting Donations

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Newton County Animal Control is collecting donations to directly help animals in our shelter.

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Trash & Recycling

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Newton County offers trash collection convenience centers to its residents in the form of 6 collection centers.

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Home Meal Delivery

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Home meal delivery is available for all qualified seniors who are 60 and older and live in Newton County.

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Chairman's Corner: Judge Horace J. Johnson Jr. Judicial Center

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#OneNewton Family,

On Tuesday evening I asked the Board of Commissioners to vote to rename the Newton County Judicial Center to the Judge Horace J. Johnson Jr. Judicial Center. I am thrilled to announce that the board approved this action unanimously.

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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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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Statement on Judge Horace Johnson

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Newton County is saddened by the death of Judge Horace Johnson. A highly-respected jurist, advocate for his community, terrific friend, husband and father, his passing leaves a large void in our community.

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Newton County breaks ground on new fire station

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Newton County held its first of three groundbreakings set for this year for new fire stations on June 16. Station 8, located at 2345 Gum Creek Road, was approved by voters in the 2011 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) referendum.

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Newton County approves new emergency radio system

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The Newton County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a contract with Motorola for a new emergency radio system that will improve coverage throughout the County during a Special Called Meeting June 18.

The new system was one of the projects on the ...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Convenience Center tags extended to July 31

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - The Newton County Solid Waste Management Authority extended the expiration date of the 2019-20 Newton County Convenience Center Vehicle Hang Tags to July 31 Thursday evening.

The additional time was granted in order to compensate for th...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

New fire engine delivered to Newton County Fire Services

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Thanks to the voters of Newton County and the 2017 SPLOST, a brand new fire engine was delivered to Newton County Fire Services Thursday.

The new engine is well equipped to keep Newton County residents and firefighters safe, featuring a 2020 Sutphen Monarc...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Newton County Animal Shelter to remain temporarily closed

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - The Newton County Animal Shelter will remain closed to the public into the summer.

The Animal Shelter is currently being renovated and expanded and will open in its new form later this year. The decision was made to perform construction...

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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: March 17, 2020

Newton County measures for COVID-19

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Newton County measures for COVID-19

As of March 26, 2020

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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: June 19, 2020

Convenience Center tags extended to July 31

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - The Newton County Solid Waste Management Authority extended the expiration date of the 2019-20 Newton County Convenience Center Vehicle Hang Tags to July 31 Thursday evening.

The additional time was granted in order to compensate for th...

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