Giving a big thank you

We dodged a huge bullet with the snowstorm on Friday. Newton County received at least four inches of snow with pockets of heavier amounts. However, we were spared from having widespread power outages and impassable roadways.

Lack of fees hurts 911

The Newton County 911 office is at a major disadvantage compared to neighboring counties.

At Monday’s Newton County Board of Supervisors meeting, new Emergency Management/911 director Bryan Taylor addressed the current state of the county’s 911 office. Currently,  Newton County is on the cusp of a major upgrade of its 911 system.