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Forensic Audit: Actions ‘caused financial harm and damage to the taxpayers of Newton County’

Eds Note: To read more on the forensic accounting report click for a report on the Bear Creek Reservoir project, here; read about the report ...

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Sawyer: former attorney’s actions ‘detrimental to taxpayers’

On Oct. 18, 2015, the Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) voted to bring a halt to the proposed Bear Creek Reservoir project, under way ...

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Accountant points to unapproved contracts at landfill

The landfill has been a financial burden on Newton County for years, especially since a leachate spill in 2015 caused millions of dollars in damage.

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County refutes Sawyer’s SPLOST claims

In David Sawyer’s accounting analysis of Newton County’s Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) and Impact Fees funds, he reported that at ...

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Look at Nelson Heights may spur change in county practices

While David Sawyer’s reporting on the Bear Creek Reservoir project, SPLOST and Impact Fees and the county’s landfill was released Monday, in May ...

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Former commissioners speak out against water sale

The Newton County Water and Sewerage Authority (NCWSA) will present the team it has selected to perform due diligence to the Newton County Board of ...

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Christmas marches through Covington

One-hundred floats, including the first-place prize winning Misfits Welcome float by Eastridge Church, participated in Saturday's parade through downtown Covington.

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