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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: June 2, 2021

District 3 Community Cleanup on June 12

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA – District 3 Commissioner Alana Sanders and the Newton County Bicentennial Committee, along with Keep Newton Beautiful, are hosting a community cleanup in District 3 providing service to the community during the 200th year of N...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Convenience Center hang tags on sale

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Newton County Trash Collection Convenience Centers fiscal year 2022 vehicle hang tags went on sale Tuesday, June 1.

The hang tags are required to enter the County’s six convenience centers from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022. Each hang tag can be purchased ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Splash Pad opens May 29

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The Newton County Splash Pad, located at Denny Dobbs Park, opens May 29 at 10 a.m.

The County’s first splash pad was built thank to funds from the 2017 Special Purpose Local Option Sales tax and is available free to all Newton County residents.

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Convenience Center hang tags go on sale June 1

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Newton County Trash Collection Convenience Centers fiscal year 2022 vehicle hang tags go on sale Tuesday, June 1.

The hang tags are required to the County’s six convenience centers from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022. Each hang tag can be purchase...

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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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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Mass Vaccination site opens at Georgia Piedmont Technical College

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The Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale County Health Departments will open a mass vaccination site in Newton County, located at Georgia Piedmont Technical College, Newton Campus in Building D - 8100 Bob Williams Parkway, Covington on Monday, April 19, 2021. Th...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

DCA announces Georgia Rental Assistance Program

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Georgia Rental Assistance Program

The Georgia Department of Community Affairs began administering the State of Georgia Rental Assistance Program (GRA) in early March 2021. GRA can help renters with their past due rent and utilities. Payment will be made di...

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

Patient thanks Fire personnel for save

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Newton County Fire Service personnel from Station 1 and an EMS crew went on a special house call Tuesday morning that may not have been possible without their actions just six days earlier.

On March 17, the crew of Engine 1 was on call at Station 1 when a ...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

SWMA makes changes to landfill, convenience center fees

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The Newton County Solid Waste Management Authority approved a financial rate plan for the operations of Newton County’s landfill and convenience centers during its meeting Feb. 24.

All new rates will go into place on July 1, 2021.

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