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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Animal Shelter under modified operations

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - The Newton County Animal Shelter and Animal Services administrative offices are currently open by appointment only due to precautions related to COVID-19.
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Posted on: January 20, 2021

Newton County Planning Commission Regularly Scheduled Meeting

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You are invited to the Newton County Planning Commission Zoom meeting. 

When: Jan 26, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 

Register in advance for this meeting:

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Newton County Schools providing free food to children

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The Newton County School System is providing meals to your children – for free!

During the first semester, the school system has offered two primary instructional tracks—in person and virtual. However, for the short term, we have shifte...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Water Test Kit not from Newton County

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - A water-test kit being sent to the mailboxes of residents is not form Newton County. This is being sent by a private company not related to Newton County Water Resources.

Newton County Water Resources is operated by Newton County and ha...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Newton County residents can receive prescription discounts

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The National Association of Counties (NACo) developed the Live Healthy Discount Program to offer residents discounts on prescriptions, dental treatments and health costs – including vision and hearing services.

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

Jury Trials Suspended

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Jury trials in the state of Georgia, including Newton County, are suspended for the month of January, following an extension of a Declaration of Statewide Judicial Emergency issued by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia recently.

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

Newly elected officials sworn in for 2021

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Three newly elected officials and several re-elected officials were sworn in to office Dec. 17 to begin serving their terms on Jan. 1.

Probate Judge Melanie Bell swore in the officials and had each sign the oath of office and oath of loyalty for their resp...

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

Fire Station No. 2 opens

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Newton County's newest fire station is ready to serve the community. 

The ribbon was cut on Station No. 2, located at 3687 Hwy. 162, Friday, Dec. 11. 

The former Rocky Plains Station, which was recently renovated to meet standards...

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

Newton County's new Animal Shelter opens

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Those looking to adopt an animal from Newton County's Animal Services will do so in a new and improved space on Lower River Road.

Newton County celebrated the ribbon cutting for the new and improved Animal Services Shelter on Wednesday, Dec. 9.

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

Newton County expands Senior Center

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Newton County celebrated the completion of a newly expanded and improved Senior Services Center on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020.

The expansion was approved by Newton County voters in the 2017 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax and will allow for more space ...

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