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County manager addresses Grand Jury Presentment

In the Jan. 15 edition of The Covington News, a legal noticed was published on order of the Superior Court of Newton County State Court ...

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Commissioners discuss trash pick-up during marathon meeting

Commissioners discuss trash pick-up during marathon meeting

The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) held a four-hour meeting Tuesday night before a mostly full chamber at the Historic Newton Courthouse. Many in ...

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Recycling Centers to be open Monday, Jan. 9

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.

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Banes chairs first meeting, makes history

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.

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Recycling Centers to stay open through June

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 ...

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Newton County personnel prepares for storm

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 ...

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Newton ready for possible winter weather

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.

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Marcello Banes pops the question during county swearing in ceremony

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 ...

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Newton County Constitutionals take oaths

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 ...

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Recycling Centers littered after holiday

Recycling Centers littered after holiday

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

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Newly elected officials to take oaths

Newly elected officials to take oaths

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

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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 ...

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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 ...

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BOC Summary: 162 proposed to honor Deputy Justin White

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 ...

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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 ...

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