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Foursome faces off in Dist. 5 BOC forum

District 5 Republican board of commissioner candidates Ronnie Dimsdale, Wesley Dowdy, Levie A. Maddox and Jared Rutberg fielded questions Thursday about a proposed civic center, rails to trails and T-SPLOST at a Newton County GOP forum.

July 14, 2012 | Jared Williams | Election

Debates get heated at primary forum

There was plenty of disagreement at Thursday night's political forum, as challengers and incumbents alike sought to key in on perceived weaknesses and differentiate themselves from their opponents.

June 30, 2012 | Gabriel Khouli | Election

Newborn could have special election

The Town of Newborn is planning to hold a special election during the July Primary in an effort to fill Post 2, which had no candidates run during last November's election.

March 17, 2012 | Gabriel Khouli | Election

Candidates talk growth at forum

Leaders must focus on retaining and attracting businesses to the county while managing growth in a way that maintains Newton's character, candidates for office in Covington and Porterdale said at a forum Tuesday.

October 21, 2011 | Douglas Moser | Election

BOC District 2 - Winner: Lanier Sims

"It feels great, just to know the race is over and behind me. I want to thank God first, then I want to thank the three ladies in my life, my wife, mother and my sister. I couldn't do it without them," Sims said in a phone interview following the election. "I also want to thank Rickie Corley for being a standup guy and running a clean race."

November 03, 2010 | Gabriel Khouli | Election

BOE District 5 Winner: Abigail Morgan-Coggin

Abigail Morgan-Coggin's son Shaw had a request for his mother. If she won the election for the District 5 seat for the Newton County Board of Education, he wanted every Friday to be pizza Friday at school and for the day after Halloween to be declared a school holiday. With her win Tuesday night, she'll be able to take his requests before the rest of the board when she takes office in January.

November 02, 2010 | Amber Pittman | Election

BOE District 3 Winner: Shakila Henderson-Baker

It was an emotional week for Shakila Henderson-Baker. Although she won the seat for District 3 Newton County Board of Education on Tuesday, she lost her biggest supporter, her father. Henderson-Baker, a Democrat, ran a tight race against Republican Kevin Wade, with Henderson-Baker receiving 4,667 votes and Wade 3,321.

November 02, 2010 | Amber Pittman | Election

Final numbers for General Election


November 02, 2010 | Staff Report | Election

Final local election results

The following results are the final for election night. Results well become offical Friday.

November 02, 2010 | Staff Report | Election

Voter turnout good, no problems at polls

Newton County is having good voter turnout and no significant problems have been reported at precincts as of this afternoon said Elections Supervisor Donna Morrison.

November 02, 2010 | Gabriel Khouli | Election

Candidates go door to door one last time

Candidates continue to pound the pavement this weekend, canvassing neighborhoods, greeting residents in shopping centers and making the rounds to area churches.

October 31, 2010 | Gabriel Khouli | Election

General Election Preview - State Representative 110

Rudy Cox - Democrat

October 24, 2010 | Gabriel Khouli | Election

Nathan Deal visits Newton County

When asked to simplify Georgia's gubernatorial race, Republican Nathan Deal said he's the best candidate because of his extensive legal and political background and his conservative promise to not increase residents' tax burden.

Deal spoke for 15 minutes to a small group of prominent local Republicans at a lunch event Friday at Smiley's Restaurant in Porterdale. The event was hosted by a local committee supporting Deal for governor.

October 15, 2010 | Gabriel Khouli | Election

Don't forget: Candidate forum at 6:30 tonight

Candidates in state and country races will discuss the issues at 6 tonight in a forum at the Covington Branch Library on Floyd Street.

October 03, 2010 | Gabriel Khouli | Election

The results are in - State Legislature

Tuesday's unofficial runoff returns have determined the party candidates competing in the Nov. 2 general elections. A final tally of ballots will be confirmed at a later date. Results from the races concerning Newton County are as follows as of press time:

August 10, 2010 | Sabastian Wee | Election

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