COVINGTON, Ga. - Newton County Magistrate Court Clerk Roosevelt Winters has officially announced his candidacy for the position of Newton County Tax Commissioner in 2020.
"I started my career as an intern with Newton County through the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia in 2010 while completing my undergraduate degree in business management from Shorter University," Winters told The News. "I worked alongside County Clerk Mrs. Jackie Smith and the Newton County Board of Commissioners."
Winters has been employed by Newton County since 2011 and has completed his masters in business from Strayer University. He has experience in a variety of county departments and currently serves as the Magistrate Court Clerk, working with Superior Court Clerk Linda D. Hays and Chief Magistrate/Probate Judge Melanie Bell.
Winters will be hosting a Campaign Kickoff/Fundraiser with free pizza Saturday, Feb. 8, from 2-4 p.m. at Denny Dobbs Park where he will discuss his proposals and talk about securing the 2020 vote.
The park is located at North, 6252 Hwy 212, Covington, GA 30016 across from Oakhill Elementary School.