In support of a fallen firefighter’s family, Newton County Chairman Keith Ellis will host a fishing tournament Saturday.
Springing into a warmer season, more people are taking time to enjoy the outdoors. In efforts to maintain the scenic beauty of Newton County, the Keep Covington-Newton Beautiful organization needs volunteers to clean up the community during the Great American Cleanup on March 29.
Through a four-hour seminar, participants can not only learn techniques and maneuvers to better defend themselves against offenders, but also support a Newton County organization.
Motorists traveling on Interstate 20 West between mile markers 92 and 95 could experience some delays. Georgia Department of Transportation will close one lane for right shoulder milling and asphalt work starting at noon Sunday through 8 a.m. Thursday, March 13 depending on weather.
Residents, who are Snapping Shoal EMC customers, have lower electricity bills than most throughout the state of Georgia, according to the Georgia Public Service Commission survey.
Baxter International is not only building a $1 billion manufacturing campus in Newton County, but the company is investing time into the community, according to Human Resources Senior Manager Erika Williams.
With the Main Street Covington program moving under the Covington-Newton Chamber of Commerce, President Chamber Hunter Hall said its one step closing to naming a director and moving forward with the transition.
One historic home in Social Circle is at risk of being demolished if enough funds aren’t raised to relocate it to a different property.
Commissioners want to improve the lines of communication between them and the citizens of Newton County by initiating a social media strategy.
The wet winter season isn’t helping the drainage problems in two Covington neighborhoods. The City Council decided to accept a design firm to begin creating a solution for the drainage problems in Cloister subdivision, located at Ashley Drive and Brooks Grove.