NEWTON, NC - Newton is offering a new way for you to stay informed about what's going on in the city through Newton Notify. Newton Notify allows users to create an online account and opt to receive various categories of important notifications from the city.
With hectic schedules and an overload of information coming at people every day, Newton Notify is an easy way to have information about what's going on at the City of Newton delivered directly to your phone via voice or text messages or to your email inbox. Users can select to receive any or all notifications in the following categories: surveys, city events, city meetings, recreation programs and miscellaneous notifications.
"Newton Notify is one part of our ongoing efforts to reach citizens in ways that are most convenient for them," Newton Mayor Anne P. Stedman said. "We want to make sure everyone who is interested in knowing what's happening in the city has easy access to information about our programs and events. From City Council meeting times to event details and volunteer opportunities, Newton Notify is your one-stop source for information about what's going on in Newton."
First-time users may sign up by clicking here. The button takes you the main login page. Click the blue "Sign up now" link toward the bottom of the page. Enter your name and email address, and create a password. After accepting the Terms of Service, click the "Create Account" button to go to the initial login page.
A system generated email with a confirmation code will be sent to the email address you entered. Enter the confirmation code and the password you created on the initial login page. You will be directed to the "Notification Preferences" page. There, you can click the "Add more" button to add a phone number to receive voice and/or text notifications. Your email address will be automatically enrolled to receive email notifications.
Under the "Interests" heading, you may select which types of notifications you'd like to receive, including notifications about surveys, city events, city meetings, recreation programs and miscellaneous announcements.
Newton Notify is intended to deliver non-emergency notifications. Emergency notifications will continue to be delivered through Catawba County's CodeRED Community Alert System.
If you have any questions about Newton Notify, please contact Alex Frick at firstname.lastname@example.org or 828-695-4266.