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Temp storm cleanup jobs available
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Laid-off workers in Newton County may be able to get a temporary job cleaning and repairing public property damaged by the late April storms.

The Georgia Department of Labor received a $5 million National Emergency Grant to assist with storm recovery efforts.

The grant will be used to hire cleanup workers and staff for public and non-profit agencies helping in the relief effort, including public assistance agencies, as well as counselors to help the grieving and traumatized, according to a state press release.

To apply for jobs in Newton County call the Covington labor office at 770-784-2455 or visit it at 7249 Industrial Boulevard N.E., Covington.