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Posted on: March 17, 2020

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Welcome to the Newton County Recreation Commission Online. Home of the award-winning Turner Lake Complex. We proudly serve the citizens of Newton County, offering a variety of activities for people of all ages.

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Facility Rules

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Newton County Residents may rent specific areas within the community center based on availability. Before an event, the renter must review the rules and regulations stated on the facility rental application.

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

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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: August 19, 2020

County passes mask ordinance

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The Board of Commissioners approved a resolution requiring masks in public areas in the unincorporated Newton County

The Newton County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution requiring masks in public areas in the unincorporated Newton County Tuesday evening. Masks are also required to enter Newton County government buildings. If you do not have a mask, one will be...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

"Do Our Part so School Can Start"

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The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) joined with the Newton County School System to endorse its "Do Our Part So School Can Start" Initiative.

The BOC approved a resolution to support the initiative during its Regular Meeting on Tuesday,...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

2020 Census

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Click here to complete your census questionnaire.

The 2020 Census is important to you and your community.

Data collected by the census will determine how many representatives our state receives in congress, along with where the legislative districts should ...

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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 24, 2020

Lake Varner Closed Friday at 3

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Lake Varner will be closed to the public beginning at 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25.

The closure will be temporary in order to accommodate filming at the park. The facility will reopen for regular hours the following day, Saturday, Sept. 26.

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

Voter Registration deadline is Oct. 5

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The last day a person may register and be eligible to vote in the November General Election and Special Election Runoff for local, state and federal offices is Monday, Oct. 5.

There are several ways for Georgia citizens to register to vote and include the ...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

Judge rules in County's favor on statue injunction

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Judge John Ott ruled in favor of the Newton County Board of Commissioners on an injunction to stop the removal of the Confederate memorial on the Covington Square Monday afternoon.

The ruling dismisses complaint for damages and injunctive relief by Tiffany...

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

COVID-19 Nonprofit funding available

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The Newton County Board of Commissioners was awarded relief funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to distribute throughout the community..

A portion of these funds will be awarded to 501(c)(3) nonprofit agencies to suppo...

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Posted on: August 19, 2020

County passes mask ordinance

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The Newton County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution requiring masks in public areas in the unincorporated Newton County Tuesday evening. Masks are also required to enter Newton County government buildings. If you do not have a mask, one will be...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

TSPLOST to be placed on ballot in November

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The Newton County Board of Commissioners voted Thursday evening to place a Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (TSPLOST) on the General Election ballot in November.

The 4-1 approval to send the question of adding a 1 cent sales tax to New...

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Posted on: July 23, 2020

Sheriff Brown and Sheriff’s Office awarded third NCCHC Reaccreditation

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COVINGTON, Ga. — Sheriff Ezell Brown and the Newton County Sheriff’s Office were awarded their third National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) Reaccreditation Award during the Newton County Board of Commissioners...

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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: 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.

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