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Posted on: August 11, 2022

Newton County begins expansion of skate park

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA -Newton County broke ground on phase 2 of the skate park located at Denny Dobbs Park Tuesday, Aug. 9.

The project will expand the area’s only skate park to approximately 1.5 total acres of elements for skaters to enjoy.

Phase 1 o...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Receive emergency alerts via CodeRED

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Newton County residents are encouraged to sign up for CodeRED for the fastest way to stay alert in emergency situations.

Newton County’s Emergency Management Agency is making the CodeRED communication system available to its residents for no char...

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

Newton County’s proposed 2022 millage rate is 9.454

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Newton County Board of Commissioners will vote on the approval of a millage rate of 9.454 during its Regular Meeting on July 19.

The vote will take place during the meeting which begins at 7 p.m. in the Newton County Historic Courthouse, 1124 Clark Street,...

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Security Deed Filing Requirements

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Governor Brian Kemp signed House Bill 974 into law on May 2, 2022 relating to relating to recordation and registration of deeds and other instruments, so as to require electronic filing; to provide for the effect of a missing or incorrect tax parcel ident...

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

Convenience Center hang tags go on sale June 1

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Vehicle Hang Tags for admittance to Newton County’s Trash Collection Convenience Centers for fiscal year 2023 go on sale June 1, 2022.

The hang tags are required to use the County’s six convenience centers from July 1, 2022 to June 30, ...

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Newton County Board of Equalization Application

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The Newton County Board of Equalization is looking to add two Alternative members to the board. Alternative members sit in when a current seat member is not available on a particular day. Each new member will have to complete and pass a 40-hour training c...

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

New BOC and BOE District Maps

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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed two bills into law that redraw the district lines for Newton County’s Board of Commissioners and Board of Elections.

The new laws (Board of Commissioners) and Act 370 (Board of Elections) place the districts into effect on Ja...

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