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Posted on: July 28, 2021

Bicentennial Leave a Legacy Brick Program

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To commemorate Newton County’s 200th birthday, the Newton County Bicentennial Committee invites you to leave your legacy for the next 200 years.

You can purchase a commemorative Leave a Legacy Brick to be placed at the newly named Bicentennial Pa...

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

Bethany Road closed beginning Nov. 8

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Bethany Road, located, in western Newton County, will close for a bridge replacement over Snapping Shoals Creek starting Monday, Nov. 8.

Drivers will detour until the expected completion time period of 150 days using State Route 81 and State Route 212. Dri...

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Posted on: August 3, 2021

Georgia Rental Assistance Program

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If you're a Georgia renter who has fallen behind on rent payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you may qualify for assistance. The Georgia Rental Assistance Program can provide up to 12 months of rental assistance and utility assistance, paid di...

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

BOC approves playground equipment for Fairview Park

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The Newton County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the purchase of new playground and fitness equipment for Fairview Park during its Oct. 5 Regular Meeting.

The new equipment is expected to arrive in December and be installed in January. The equ...

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

BOC recognizes E-911 Telecommunicators as First Responders

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The Newton County Board of Commissioners recognized the telecommunicators of Covington’s E-911 Center as First Responders during its Oct. 5 Regular Meeting.

The Board of Commissioners (BOC) unanimously passed a resolution supporting the E-911 Sav...

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

Career Academy students create game for KNB

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Associates in the programming pathway at Newton College and Career Academy in Covington developed this game to help create a video game to encourage practices of keeping our community clean.

Students utilized online game development platform Game Salad, wh...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Newton County receives $2.6 million from JDA

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The Joint Development Authority of Jasper, Morgan, Newton and Walton counties presented the Newton County Board of Commissioners with a $2,606,250 check during the board’s regular meeting Tuesday night.

The check represents a portion of the proce...

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