Representatives from the Newton County Trails, the Newton County Senior Center, Friends of Newton Parks and the Washington Street Community Center presented their cases for funds from a possible Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax (SPLOST) that will be put on the ballot for Newton County voters March 14.
Music fans have the opportunity to come down to the Covington Square Park to enjoy a live band, try some of the downtown restaurants and shop in nearby stores during the Concert Under the Stars event starting at 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 22.
After recent community health assessments, officials at Piedmont Healthcare created a grant program and put forth a plan aimed at improving the health and well-being of surrounding communities, particularly those most vulnerable.
The mayors of Newton County's five municipalities negotiated for a bigger cut of potential 2017 Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax (SPLOST) money during a work session with the Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) Tuesday.
The Newton County Judicial Center will be expanded soon after a unanimous decision by the Board of Commissioners (BOC) to utilize excess funds from the 2011 Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax was passed Tuesday evening.