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Posted on: November 4, 2019

Microchip helps family from Mississippi find dog in Newton County

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA – A time span of three years and a distance of 400 miles separated Nikko from his family when a Newton County resident discovered the Bullmastiff dog in their yard.

An Animal Control officer brought the dog to the Newton County ...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

Newton County Animal Control celebrates adoption milestone

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - Newton County Animal Control celebrated a milestone as Holly, a Rottweiler, boarded a van to leave the shelter Wednesday afternoon.

Holly is the 500th dog or cat to board a transport van to be sterilized or transferred to a rescue group...

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Local residents donate $100,000 to Animal Shelter

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The Newton County Animal Shelter will have a little more space when it opens its doors on new renovations and an expansion next year thanks to a generous gift from a local supporter.

The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) accepted a $100,000 donati...

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

Newton County launches new finance transparency web page

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - Newton County’s financial information is more accessible than ever before thanks to the launch its new Open Finance web page.

The new web page, which can be accessed by clicking on the Open Finance Transparency Tool link under...

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

Newton County awarded certificate of achievement for financial reporting

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - Newton County was awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) r...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

NCFS participates in Smoke Detector Safety Blitz

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Newton County Fire Services partnered with The American Red Cross for a Smoke Detector Safety Blitz, installing 132 smoke detectors in 58 homes on Saturday, Oct. 26

Newton County Fire Services employees, Red Cross workers and volunteers worked throughout t...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Steps for placing something on referendum

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For residents looking to place an item on a referendum to be approved by the voters of Newton County, several steps must be taken.

The following is a step-by-step look at the process for placing something, such as the sale of liquor by the bottle, on a ref...

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

Newton County launches new finance transparency web page

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - Newton County’s financial information is more accessible than ever before thanks to the launch its new Open Finance web page.

The new web page, which can be accessed by clicking on the Open Finance Transparency Tool link under the Trans...

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

Newton County awarded certificate of achievement for financial reporting

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - Newton County was awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) r...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Newton hosts Strategic Planning Implementation update

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Newton County hosted an information session on the implementation of its Strategic Plan Monday, Oct. 14.

The session, held at Turner Lake, was attended by more than 50 residents. 

The plan, which began in July of 2019, after more than a year of pla...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Information on ethylene oxide and Covington

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In August of 2018 the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a National Air Toxics Assessment (NATA) identifying ethylene oxide (ETO) as a cancer causing chemical and identified Covington as an area of concern due to the use of ETO in a facility o...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

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Use Code Red for the latest weather updates

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

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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

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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: November 5, 2019

Newton County fulfills promise to Covington in making landfill roads more accesible

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Newton County completed amending all main roads in the landfill following a request by the City of Covington to make access more accessible to the city’s new trash haulers.

Asphalt millings and rock base with graded aggregate base (GAB) – crusher run – wer...

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

Microchip helps family from Mississippi find dog in Newton County

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA – A time span of three years and a distance of 400 miles separated Nikko from his family when a Newton County resident discovered the Bullmastiff dog in their yard.

An Animal Control officer brought the dog to the Newton County Animal She...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

State, BD agree to temporarily stop sterilization in Covington plant

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Becton Dickinson (BD) and the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) agreed to a consent order in the courtroom of Superior Court Judge Eugene Benton on Monday, Oct. 28.

The order will see BD stop sterilization operations in its Covington Plant fr...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

Newton County Animal Control celebrates adoption milestone

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - Newton County Animal Control celebrated a milestone as Holly, a Rottweiler, boarded a van to leave the shelter Wednesday afternoon.

Holly is the 500th dog or cat to board a transport van to be sterilized or transferred to a rescue group...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

NCFS participates in Smoke Detector Safety Blitz

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Newton County Fire Services partnered with The American Red Cross for a Smoke Detector Safety Blitz, installing 132 smoke detectors in 58 homes on Saturday, Oct. 26

Newton County Fire Services employees, Red Cross workers and volunteers worked throughout t...

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Local residents donate $100,000 to Animal Shelter

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The Newton County Animal Shelter will have a little more space when it opens its doors on new renovations and an expansion next year thanks to a generous gift from a local supporter.

The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) accepted a $100,000 donati...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Newton County agrees to pave portion of Cricket Frog Trail

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - The Newton County Board of Commissioners approved an agreement with the Newton Trail-Path Foundation to pave a portion of the Cricket Frog Trail during its Regular Meeting Tuesday, Oct. 15.

The Cricket Frog Trail is a 14.9-mile trail st...

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Four Newton County educators receive Chairman's Medals

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Newton County Chairman Marcello Banes presented the Chairman’s Medal to four educators who epitomize the mission of OneNewton and serving their community during Tuesday evening’s Board of Commissioners Meeting.

“It is...

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

Newton County awarded certificate of achievement for financial reporting

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - Newton County was awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) r...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

Newton County fulfills promise to Covington in making landfill roads more accesible

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Newton County completed amending all main roads in the landfill following a request by the City of Covington to make access more accessible to the city’s new trash haulers.

Asphalt millings and rock base with graded aggregate base (GAB) &ndas...

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