Newton County

An update on the Newton County GOP

Since mid-October, I’ve been traveling to and from Washington, DC every other week; the only exception being the week before and of Thanksgiving. This week, I’m on vacation, though I’ve still been fielding some press…









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Newton’s unemployment rate: 11.8%

Via the Covington News: The unemployment rate in Newton County was 11.8 percent for May, two points higher than the state average, according to information released today by the Georgia Department of Labor. State Labor…


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Newton County BOC will not raise taxes

The Newton County Board of Commissioners unaninmously agreed this evening on a $44.2 million budget that will not increase taxes on property owners, according to the Covington News (and Commissioner Tim Fleming via Facebook): Newton…