Expanded Senior Center Opens in Newton County

On September 14th, a jubilant crowd gathered outside the Josephine B. Brown Senior Center on Turner Lake Road to celebrate the opening of a new 2,973 square foot expansion that includes a banquet room, event space, classroom, and enrichment lab. The expansion came to reality after the Newton County Board of Commissioners approved funds from […]

Newton County awards fire station contract to Sunbelt Builders

On March 2nd, the Newton County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a contract to begin construction on Fire Station No. 4 during the regular meeting. With more than two-dozen fire facilities in their portfolio, Sunbelt Builders was selected to build the 9,150 square-foot facility located at 1200 Hwy. 213 for $2,652,155. The new fire station will […]

City of Covington / Newton County Fire Training Burn Building

The City of Covington and Newton County contracted with Sunbelt Builders to construct a Fire Training Burn Building, located on Piper Road.  The 6,000 sq. ft. building is 2 stories and engineered with concrete walls / roof and lined with fire retardant tiles.  The site also includes a course for driver training.  Fire training at […]