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Recycling Centers to be open Monday, Jan. 9

Newton County's 11 Recycling Centers will be open Monday, Jan. 9 to accommodate residents due to the threat of Winter Storm Helena.

January 07, 2017 | Staff Report | County


Banes chairs first meeting, makes history

Recently elected Marcello Banes chaired his first meeting for the Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) Tuesday night in the Historic Courthouse.

January 07, 2017 | Jackie Gutknecht | County


Recycling Centers to stay open through June

The Newton County Solid Waste Authority (SWA) unanimously passed a motion to allow the authority chair and selection committee to work towards an agreement for ...

January 05, 2017 | Jackie Gutknecht | County


Newton County personnel prepares for storm

The Newton County Fire Services Headquarters, located at 4136 Georgia Highway 278, will be the Covington/Newton County Emergency Management Agency's Emergency Operations Center ...

January 05, 2017 | Staff Report | County


Newton ready for possible winter weather

Newton County is ready in the case of snowfall later this week on parts of north and central Georgia.

January 04, 2017 | Staff Report | County


Marcello Banes pops the question during county swearing in ceremony

Newly elected Newton County Board of Commissioners Chairman Marcello Banes readied himself to take a different kind of oath during the Swearing In Ceremony of ...

December 29, 2016 | Jackie Gutknecht | County


Newton County Constitutionals take oaths

It was a religious experience in the Historic Courthouse Wednesday night as the Newton County Constitutional Officers took their oaths of office surrounded by family ...

December 29, 2016 | Jackie Gutknecht | County


Recycling Centers littered after holiday

Cars and trash pile up outside a Newton County Recycling Center location this morning before its opening.

December 28, 2016 | Jackie Gutknecht | County


Newly elected officials to take oaths

Recently elected Newton County officials will officially take their oaths of office this week in two scheduled ceremonies.

December 23, 2016 | Jackie Gutknecht | County


Recreation Commission used director’s company to conduct camps

The Newton County Recreation Commission's board of directors supported Director Anthony Avery this week and took no actions against his employment after reviewing a ...

December 12, 2016 | Bryan Fazio | County


Forensic audit stirs reactions

The FBI, Georgia Bureau of Investigation or Newton County District Attorney have not released any findings from a forensic audit of Newton County operations conducted ...

December 11, 2016 | Bryan Fazio | County


BOC Summary: 162 proposed to honor Deputy Justin White

The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) honored Deputy Justin White Tuesday evening by requesting the local legislative delegation to have a portion of Georgia ...

December 07, 2016 | Bryan Fazio | County


Recreation Commission finds ‘no illegal or dishonest behavior’

The Newton County Recreation Commission's board of directors did not make any personnel changes stemming from a recent forensic audit released by Frazier and ...

December 05, 2016 | Bryan Fazio | County


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Porterdale bike rodeo teaches bicycle skills and safety

It's not that kind of rodeo. There are no bulls, horses or lassos.

July 17, 2016 | Sandra Brands | County


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