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Posted on: May 6, 2022

ARPA Committee accepting applications for funding

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Non-profits and businesses requesting American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding from the Newton County Board of Commissioners are required to submit their requests to the Newton County ARPA Committee.

An application must be sent to the committee for any orga...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Commissioner Sanders receives ACCG certification

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Newton County Commissioner, District 3, Alana Sanders, District received her certificate for completing requirements in the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia’s (ACCG) Lifelong Learning Academy.

Recipients were presented with their ac...

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Posted on: April 18, 2022

ARPA Emergency Relief Fund applications available now

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Newton County residents can apply now for emergency financial relief to help with past due bills and other expenses incurred from the COVID-19 Pandemic.

The Newton County Board of Commissioners is partnering with the Salvation Army in Covington to accept a...

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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: March 17, 2022

BOC allocates portion of ARPA funds for broadband

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - The Newton County Board of Commissioners approved the use of American Rescue Plan Act funds to allow the underserved Dial Mill community area of Newton County to receive internet where broadband is not accessible during its March 15, 2...

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Face masks optional in Newton County buildings

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The Newton County Board of Commissioners voted to relax the county's mask mandate during its Regular Meeting March 15.

Masks, which have been required in Newton County buildings throughout the COVId-19 pandemic, are optional. 

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

2017 SPLOST projects receive additional funding

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - The Newton County Board of Commissioners moved forward with several expansions of community projects during its March 15, 2022, Regular Meeting.

Newton County’s Senior Center, a future park in the Spring Hill community, a futu...

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Posted on: March 15, 2022

Newton receives Water Plant of the Year honor

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Newton County’s Cornish Creek Water Treatment Plant was awarded the Best Operated Water Treatment Facility in the state of Georgia for 2021 on Tuesday.

The Georgia Association of Water Professionals selected Cornish Creek due to excellent operati...

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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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Posted on: February 21, 2022

2021-22 Hang tags offered at reduced rate

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The cost of the 2021-22 hang tags will be reduced through the end of the fiscal year, which concludes June 30.

The cost of the hang tags will be $80 starting Feb. 21 for 2020-21 hang tags. These tags will expire on June 30.

The vehicle hang tags for 2022-23...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Be alerted of an emergency situation with CodeRED

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Be notified of an emergency situation with CodeRED.

Newton County is a subscriber to this alert system, providing the alerts to residents for free. Simply sign up at https://public.coderedweb.com/CNE/en-US/BF879E7AA795

CodeRED delivers geo-targeted, time-se...

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