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Posted on: November 24, 2020

Newton County to begin recount

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Newton County Board of Elections and Registration will conduct a recount of the votes cast for President during the Nov. 3, 2020, General Election. The recount will begin at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, at 1113 Usher Street, Suite 103, Covington, Georgi...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Newton Fire Services participating in Virtual Boot Drive

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - Newton County Fire Services is proud support the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation (GFBF) by participating in a Virtual Boot Drive.

COVID-19 has prevented large gatherings and personal interactions but it has not stopped fires and bu...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Newton County Statement on 2020 Election

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The media reports of a deceased voter casting their ballot in Newton County are inaccurate.

James E. Blalock, Jr. passed away in 2006 and was purged from the Secretary of State database that year. His widow, Mrs. James E. Blalock, Jr. has always voted unde...

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Newton County paves portions of Cricket Frog Trail

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - Newton County paved 3.5 miles of the Cricket Frog Trail in the unincorporated portions of the county recently.

County crews poured asphalt on the trail from Zeigler Road to Sewell Road, the Mansfield city limits to the railroad trestle ...

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

Sheriff's Office Expansion underway

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Four months ago, the Newton County Sheriff’s office held an expansion groundbreaking for its headquarters, located at 1515 Alcovy Road in Covington; since then, there has been visible progress made on the expansion project.

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Cheveda McCamy sworn in as Superior Court Judge

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Cheveda McCamy was sworn in as Newton County's newest Superior Court Judge by Gov. Brian Kemp Monday, Oct. 26.

McCamy, who was the chief assistant district attorney with the Henry County District Attorney's Office, was appointed by Kemp to fill the vacancy...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Free Weekly Meals for children 18-and-under

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The Newton County School System is offering free weekly meals for all children 18-and-under through its School Nutrition Program.

There is a free weekly meal pickup every Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Heard Mixon Elementary and Live Oak Elementary sch...

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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: 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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