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Banes: This is not going to be Virginia

COVINGTON, Ga. – The controversy about what to do with Confederate monuments affecting the rest of the South came to Newton County Tuesday night during the ...

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Pipe bursts at Judicial Center

COVINGTON, Ga. - Shortly after 5 p.m. on Thursday a flange on a water line going into the Newton County Judicial Center failed. The failure ...

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Newton County adds 17 full-time fire recruits

COVINGTON, Ga. - Newton County’s Fire Services has grown by 17 members this week.

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BOC completes HUD agreement requirements

COVINGTON, Ga. – The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) completed the last step needed to settle a complaint filed against the county by the United ...

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BOC gives go ahead to pursue water improvements funding

COVINGTON, Ga. - The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) voted Thursday evening to give Carter and Sloope, the county’s consulting engineers for water resources ...

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BOC votes to table juvenile court judge pay again

COVINGTON, Ga. - For the second time in as many regularly scheduled meetings, the Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) voted to table a proposed pay ...

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Public input sought as comprehensive transportation planning begins

COVINGTON, Ga. - Newton County is preparing for its future by developing a long-range transportation plan and is utilizing input from the community to do so.

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BOC approves FY18 budget

COVINGTON, Ga. – The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) voted to approve the county’s fiscal year 2018 budget during a special called meeting Tuesday ...

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BOC approves final bond resolution

COVINGTON, Ga. - The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) gave final approval to a $22,730,000 bond issuance by the county’s Solid Waste ...

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BOC members suggest revisiting remaining Convenience Centers

COVINGTON, Ga. – Late in Tuesday night’s marathon Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) meeting, two members suggested the county’s Solid Waste Management Authority ...

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Piedmont Newton in talks with National EMS to provide ambulance service

COVINGTON, Ga. - Piedmont Newton Hospital has confirmed that it is in talks with National EMS to provide ambulance service in Newton County.

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County schedules budget hearings

COVINGTON, Ga. - The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) has scheduled a series of public hearings to discuss the County’s fiscal year 2018 budget ...

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Newton County reports hang tag sales

COVINGTON, Ga. – Newton County Public information Officer Bryan Fazio released the number of convenience center and recycling center hang tags sold during the first six ...

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Stafford resigns from SWMA

COVINGTON, Ga. – Bob Stafford, one of two remaining citizen members of the Newton County Solid Waste Management Authority (SWMA) resigned over the weekend leaving the ...

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Hospital to retain EMS license

COVINGTON, Ga. - When Piedmont Newton Hospital notified the State of Georgia and Newton County this week of its intention to retain its license to provide ...

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NCFS offers fireworks safety tips for the Fourth of July

COVINGTON, Ga. - Newton County Fire Services wants you to have a safe and Happy Fourth of July holiday and offered additional tips and reminders for ...

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Convenience Centers to be open Monday, July 3

COVINGTON, Ga. -  Newton County’s five Convenience Centers and one Recycling Center will be open Monday, July 3.

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Piedmont reverses stance on EMS license

COVINGTON, Ga. – Piedmont Newton Hospital has notified Newton County and the State of Georgia of its intent to retain its license to provide ambulance service ...

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Some convenience centers to close Friday

COVINGTON, Ga. – Five of Newton County’s 11 Convenience Centers will close Friday when the county’s current fiscal year ends.

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Grady EMS picked to provide interim ambulance services

COVINGTON, Ga. - Grady EMS has been picked to provide ambulance services on a short-term mutual aid basis in Newton County starting Aug. 1, according to ...

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BOC reverses stance on EMS

COVINGTON, Ga. – The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) did an about-face on emergency medical services (EMS) in the county Tuesday night, voting 5-0 to ...

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