After hearing comments from a couple of residents, opposing the decision, at both the public hearing and the regularly scheduled Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) meeting on Tuesday, the BOC approved a resolution to refinance the Administration Building.
According to documents obtained by The Covington News, Newton County Attorney W. T. "Tommy" Craig was removed as project manager for the South Fulton Municipal and Regional Water and Sewer Authority's Bear Creek Reservoir.
The Newton County School Board (BOE) officially approved of an intergovernmental agreement with the Newton County Board of Commission (BOC) that will give the school system $5 million towards the renovation and expansion of the Porter Hall facility.
Newton Medical Center Auxiliary is hosting its popular Books Are Fun book and gift fair on Monday, Sept. 14 through Wednesday, Sept.16 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. The sale will take place in the main lobby of Newton Medical Center and will include books and gifts at 30 to 70 percent off retail prices benefiting the Auxiliary. Everyone in the community is invited to come and shop the sale.