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Porterdale mayor encouraged by upcoming SPLOST

Porterdale Mayor Arline Chapman is encouraged the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) will pass in the election March 21.

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Early SPLOST voting begins Monday

Early voting for the March 21 SPLOST vote begins Monday.

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Newton County Jail Log: Feb. 22

Yancey Keon Axon, 21, Dodge State Prison, Feb. 21, back for court

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BOC will have to mandate service

If citizens in unincorporated parts of Newton County are going to be mandated to purchase curbside trash pick-up, it will have to come from the ...

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Sale of hang tags brings in $473K

Members of the Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) were advised of a potential budget shortfall at Tuesday’s meeting after the sale of recycling ...

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Detour coming March 7 for new bridge over Yellow River

Replacing the Yellow River bridge on State Route (SR) 36 requires a one-year detour beginning Tuesday, March 7. Traffic will use SR 162 and SR ...

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Council approves meeting time resolution

The Covington City Council will meet at a new time going forward, after a change to the city’s charter was enacted and a resolution ...

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