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Do low salaries impact public safety in Newton County?

COVINGTON, Ga. – According to Newton County Human Resources Director Keyra Fray, there are currently 32 vacant positions in the Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO ...

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SWMA approves bond resolution by narrow vote

COVINGTON, Ga. - The Newton County Solid Waste Management Authority (SWMA) voted 3-2 to authorize preparations for a $25 million bond issuance Thursday night.

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SWMA approves convenience centers and fees

COVINGTON, Ga. – The Newton County Solid Waste Management Authority approved the five full-service convenience centers and one center for recycling and yard waste only that ...

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Newton Sheriff challenges BOC

COVINGTON, Ga. – Sheriff Ezell Brown called on the Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) to consider raising taxes in order to adequately fund public safety ...

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BOC establishes budget priorities

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Newton County Water Resources receives Gold Award

COVINGTON, Ga. - Newton County Water Resources provides award-winning quality water to the residents of Newton County.

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Five convenience centers may remain open after June 30

COVINGTON, Ga. – The Newton County Solid Waste Management Authority (SWMA) heard a proposal to keep five convenience centers, plus one center to be used exclusively ...

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Sharon Sawyer resigns from SWMA

COVINGTON, Ga. – Sharon Sawyer tendered her resignation from the Newton County Solid Waste Management Authority (SWMA) at the end of the Authority’s Thursday meeting.

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Newton County to celebrate Older Americans Month

COVINGTON, Ga. – May marks Older Americans Month throughout the country and there are two ways Newton County will be celebrating this coming week.

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Johnston steps down from SWA position

COVINGTON, Ga. - Covington Mayor Ronnie Johnston stepped down from his position on the Newton County Solid Waste Authority (SWA) Monday, April 24 after claiming the ...

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BOC approves East Georgia settlement

COVINGTON, Ga - The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) voted Tuesday night to approve the $10 million settlement with East Georgia Land and Development Company ...

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Newton County settles landfill dispute

NEWTON COUNTY, Ga. – Newton County has reached a settlement agreement with East Georgia Land and Development Company that prevents the construction of a regional landfill ...

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BOC approves sale of surplus equipment

The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) voted to approve the sale of surplus county-owned equipment on GovDeals.com at its April 4 meeting.

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Newton County hires new fire chief

The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) voted Tuesday night to approve the hiring of a new fire chief.

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BOC follows SWA in approving IGA revisions

The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) signed off on changes to its intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with the Newton County Solid Waste Authority (SWA) during ...

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