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Posted: February 13, 2014 3:18 p.m.

649 emergency calls to area EOC

Closings, accidents and updates

Newton County and Covington officials have been hard at work since opening its emergency operations center Tuesday.

They released on the 911 Facebook page that they received 649 calls, 461 to 911 and 585 to non-emergency lines. Here is a list of some of their calls

Law Transfers (Essential Personnel Transports) - 138
911 Hang Up - 100
Accident - 20
Accident w/inj - 3
Burglar Alarms - 32
Citizen Assist - 26
Family Fight - 14
Public Works Calls - 53
Utility Problems - 14
Commercial Fire Alarms - 4
Residential Fire Alarms - 1
Residential Structure Fire - 5
Natural Gas Leak - 3

  

CLOSINGS for Thursday:

• Newton County Schools 

• Newton County government

• Georgia Piedmont Technical College

• Newton Mental Health center

• Georgia Perimeter College's Newton campus

• The Covington News' office

• Public information meeting on retail study with Dave Bernd

CLOSINGS and OPENINGS for Friday:

• Newton County Schools (most school staff must report at 10 a.m.)

• Newton County Government offices will open at 10 a.m. 

• The Covington Family Y will be open from 5:30 a.m. until 7 p.m.

 

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