Sign up for Code Red Alerts!
Newton County folks can now sign up for Emergency Notifications through CODE RED. These notifications include Tornado Warnings, Flash Flood Warnings, and Severe Thunderstorm Warnings Etc.
You can select how you want to get these notices: Text Messages, Email, or Home Phone.
The link will also allow you to download an app for CODE RED.
Tell you friends and family and help spread the word. It could save lives! For more info call Newton County Emergency Management at 673-878-6484.
Public Notification - Important Information About Your Drinking Water
Tropical Storm Irma Hits Newborn
Power was out between 1-3 days for most residents. Lots of trees down, no injuries reported. Town Clerk Rowe came to work in a dark office so that she could patiently explain that she is not in charge of when the power comes on. More than one resident sheltered at Town Hall during the actual storm.
Saturday, July 29 was a blur as several hundred bike riders take part of a 100 mile race including Newborn called the Covington Century. A fundraiser for local charities Newton Trails and an animal rescue agency, town volunteers are encouraged to cheer on the riders and serve snacks
Love Newborn? You'll love this book!
Just Checking My Mail
The old-timers in Newborn tell us how fun it was to go downtown twice a day to check the mail when it came in on the train.
Here's how a lot of folks check their mail now! Wifi is available until 9 pm at night near Town Hall at no charge.
Mayor and Citizens "Reshaping The Heart of Newborn"
Mayor Gregg Ellwanger was recently interviewed for the Newton Trails Newsletter:
"This is a story of government refocusing its priorities when its citizens redefine theirs."
"Newborn, a picturesque and historical town of more than 800 in eastern Newton County, may be removed from the bustle of urban life, but its residents share connections to the same changing needs and attitudes as Atlanta and beyond."
Read the rest of the article here.
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Town Of Newborn's E-Verify ID #: 151331
Date of authorization: September 11, 2008