Newton Wins Water Quality AwardWe're proud to have been recognized for providing some of the best water in the state for the 16th consecutive year!
May Yard of the MonthCongratulations to Jason and Teresa Keimig on winning the May Yard of the Month honor!
Teen LeadershipCongratulations to all of the graduates of this year's Teen Leadership Newton!
Whisk & Barrel Ribbon CuttingWe're happy to welcome this new bakery, sweetery, and eatery to Newton!
Compost Giveaway begins April 18Our annual spring giveaway starts April 18 and runs Thursdays through Saturdays while supplies last.
Main Street ChampionsCongratulations to the employees of the Parks and Recreation Department on being named Newton's 2018 Main Street Champions!
Bassett Learning Center Dedicated at Furniture AcademyBassett's gift to the CVCC Foundation adds a state-of-the-art classroom to enhance the academy's award-winning training facility.
Vidal Sipe Named Police ChiefWe're pleased to welcome Vidal Sipe as Newton's new police chief!
N-CCS Student Highlights Abandoned Property SolutionsThanks to Discovery High School senior Trace Fulbright for working to make Newton a better place!
Newton NotifyStay informed about what's going on in the city by signing up for Newton Notify today!
Renwood Mills Biscuit DayBiscuit Day is 8 a.m. to noon June 12 on the 1924 Courthouse Square!
Safety Seat CheckFree child safety seat checks will be offered at the Newton Police Department on Thursday, May 2.
Arbor Day CelebrationJoin us for a special celebration of Arbor Day at Central Cemetery on Saturday, May 4.
Easter Egg HuntDue to wet conditions at Southside Park and forecast heavy rain, this year's Easter Egg Hunt has been cancelled.
Yard of the MonthThe Newton Appearance Commission is looking for the most beautiful yards in Newton. Make your nomination today!
Spring Plein Air Paint OutJoin the Newton Public Art Commission for this day of painting in the great outdoors!
Public Works Equipment RodeoJoin us at Southside Park on May 22 to get a behind the scenes look at how Public Works and Utilities staff keep Newton running!
Train Show to Benefit Newton DepotHead to the Hickory Metro Convention Center on April 6 for this show to benefit the SE Narrow Gauge & Shortline Museum!
Water/Sewer Rate Study WorkshopThe public is invited to this workshop on March 27.
Youth Tennis LessonsSign up now for professionally led tennis lessons through the Parks and Recreation Department.
West A Street Project Open HouseLearn more about the exciting improvements planned for West A Street during an open house on Thursday, March 21, at City Hall.
Student Art ExhibitHead to the Catawba County Library in Newton for a great exhibit featuring works by South Newton Elementary School students!
"Newton: Then & Now" ReceptionJoin us as we celebrate this special portrayal of an important section of Catawba County and its people!
Fire Department to Conduct Controlled BurnA controlled burn training exercise will be held on Northwest Boulevard on Feb. 16.
NBA Youth Basketball Skills ChallengeJoin us on Feb. 9 for this free skills challenge sponsored by Jr. NBA and the Newton Parks and Recreation Department!
Hazard Mitigation PlanShare your input in an online survey today!
Spring Sports RegistrationSign up now for girls' volleyball, spring soccer, and baseball at the Newton Parks and Recreation Department!
Life Line Screening ClinicMake your appointment today for a preventative health screening at the Newton Recreation Center.
$60,000 Grant Awarded to James River EquipmentWe congratulate James River Equipment on their building reuse grant and look forward to welcoming them to Newton!
Raspados El Kinki's Ribbon CuttingWe congratulate Raspados El Kinki's on their opening in Newton!
Bright Future AwardsCongratulations to this year's recipients of the Business Advisory Committee's Bright Future Awards!
Senior Citizens Christmas DanceJoin us on Dec. 13 for an evening of live music and dancing at the Newton Recreation Center!
Setzer Dental Ribbon CuttingWe're happy to welcome Setzer Dental to the city!
Council on Aging Holiday BreakfastJoin us for this annual holiday tradition on Thursday, Dec. 6, at the Newton Recreation Center!
Police Chief RetiresWe thank Newton Police Chief Don Brown for 30 years of dedicated service!
Library Launches "Library to Go" Mobile ServiceThis traveling vehicle is a essentially a whole new branch of the Catawba County Library!
Downtown Newton Christmas CrawlGet started with your holiday shopping while supporting local merchants at this fun Downtown Newton event!
Light Up the TownJoin us as we mark the beginning of the Christmas season on Nov. 17 in Downtown Newton!
The Halloween Spooktacular returns to Downtown Newton on Saturday, Oct. 27!
Citywide Leaf CollectionLeaf collection is currently under way and is scheduled to run through Jan. 4.
Hallmark Gold Crown Ribbon CuttingWe congratulate 2 Pink Magnolias on the opening of a new Hallmark Gold Crown department in their Downtown Newton gift shop!
Flu Shot ClinicsFlu shot clinics will be held at the Newton Recreation Center on Oct. 5 and Oct. 10.
Youth Basketball and SoccerSign up for winter sports at the Newton Parks and Recreation Department beginning Oct. 1.
Foothills Folk Art FestivalJoin us on Oct. 6 in Downtown Newton for this great annual festival featuring artists from throughout the southeast!
Cycle NC Mountains to Coast TourWe hope you'll join us as we welcome close to 1,000 cyclists to the city on Monday, Oct. 1!
The Loft 'n' Downtown Newton Ribbon CuttingWe're happy to welcome The Loft 'n' Downtown Newton to the city!
Newton Police Cadets Attend Academy WeekNewton's Police Cadets recently took part in Academy Week at the N.C. Justice Academy.
Newton 101 Citizens AcademyRegister now for this free program that gives you a behind-the-scenes look at the workings of your local government!
Smithsonian Exhibition Comes to Newton
The exhibition will be on display at the Catawba County History Museum from Aug. 10 through Sept. 18.
Newton Wins Water Quality AwardWe're honored to be recognized for providing some of the best water in the state for the 15th consecutive year.
Police Issue Warning About Credit Card SkimmersFraudulent devices were recently found on two gas pumps in Newton.
Newton Wins Financial Reporting AwardWe're proud to announce the city has earned the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the 33rd consecutive year!
Brilliant Branding + Bright PossibilitiesJoin the Business Advisory Committee as they host this free event and hotdog reception for representatives from all of Newton's businesses.
Bright Future ConcertJoin us as we celebrate the beginning of Newton's streetscape revitalization with a free concert on the 1924 Courthouse Square!
Renwood Mills Biscuit DayJoin Renwood Mills as they give back to the community with free, freshly made biscuits in Downtown Newton on June 13!
Movies in the ParkEnjoy this free movie series at Southside Park beginning June 22.
Newton Named Reliable Public Power ProviderOut of 2,000 public power providers nationwide, Newton is one of only 254 recognized with this honor.
Town Hall MeetingsShare your ideas about Newton's bright future at our series of town hall meetings this month!
Newton Swimming PoolThe Newton Swimming Pool opens for the summer on June 11!
2018 Soldiers Reunion
Teen Leadership NewtonCongratulations to each of the graduates of this year's Teen Leadership Newton!
The Hoke Agency Real Estate Ribbon CuttingWe're happy to welcome The Hoke Agency Real Estate to Newton!
Lucre's Restaurant Ribbon CuttingWe're happy to welcome Lucre's Restaurant to Newton!
Peoples Bancorp Ribbon CuttingWe congratulate Peoples Bancorp on the $4 million renovation of their Newton corporate facility!
Special Needs Identification ProgramThe Newton Police Department is offering a new, voluntary program that will alert officers when they are interacting with someone who may have special needs.
Arbor Day CelebrationJoin us on Saturday, April 28, as we celebrate Arbor Day by planting a red sourwood tree at City Hall.
Newton Adds New Public ArtHead to the Main Branch of the Catawba County Library in Newton to see the new sculpture.
Free Self-Defense Class for WomenThis free class will be led by Newton police officers. Space is limited, so sign up now!
Newton Hosts Pitch Hit & RunThis is a great chance for area youth to compete in the official skills competition of Major League Baseball. Register today!
Train Show to Benefit Local MuseumHead to the Hickory Metro Convention Center on April 7 for this great show to benefit the SE Narrow Gauge & Shortline Museum!
Adult Tennis LessonsRegistration is now open for adult tennis lessons with the Newton Parks and Recreation Department.
Downtown Newton Names N.C. Main Street ChampionWe congratulate Summer Jenkins on being named this year's N.C. Main Street Champion!
Foothills Folk Art Festival Wins Statewide AwardNewton's signature festival was recently recognized by the N.C. Department of Commerce as the best downtown special event for 2017.
Fire Hydrant TestingAnnual testing of fire hydrants in the northwest quadrant of Newton begin April 2 and will continue for several weeks.
Life Line Screening ClinicSign up now for a selection of preventive health screenings at the Newton Recreation Center.
CANCELLED: Easter Egg HuntDue to forecast inclement weather, we regret to cancel the Newton Easter Egg Hunt.
Newton Celebrates Community-Wide Branding ProcessNewton is ready to showcase its "Brilliant Legacy + Bright Future."
Police Warn of Phone ScamMultiple residents have reported receiving calls from aggressive and sophisticated scammers posing as IRS agents.
Catawba First Insurance Associates Ribbon CuttingWe congratulate Catawba First Insurance Associates on their new name! Thanks for doing business in Newton!
Fire Department Wins GrantThanks to a grant from FM Global, the Newton Fire Department will be able to spend $2,000 on lifesaving equipment.
Phone Survey of City Electric Customers
Newton is partnering with ElectriCities and GreatBlue Research to conduct a telephone survey of city electric customers. We appreciate your input!
Downtown Newton Launches Crowdfunding PlatformNarrow Coffee & Nosh is raising funds for new equipment through an innovative crowdfunding platform. Donate today!
Easter Egg HuntThe Easter Bunny is headed to Newton! We hope you'll join us March 25 for an afternoon of fun and prizes at Southside Park.
Hoops Round-Up at Newton RecreationRegistration is now open for Hoops Round-Up at the Central Recreation Gym. Sign up now!
New Exhibit Opens at History MuseumThe History Museum of Catawba County "unpacks" stories of immigration to Catawba County in an upcoming exhibit.
Sewer Smoke Testing Scheduled for Feb. 7Smoke testing along Hildebran Creek between West 1st Street and West 20th Street will allow city crews to find defects in the sewer system.
Square Dance Classes at Newton Rec.Join us at the Newton Recreation Center for square dance classes on Monday evenings!
Corning Celebrates Newton FacilityWe're delighted to welcome Corning and their new cable manufacturing facility to Newton!
Winter Weather Delays Sanitation CollectionDue to winter weather, sanitation collection is running behind schedule. Thank you for your patience!
Be Cautious of Independent Water Testing
Water testing kits sent to some Newton residents are from an independent company not affiliated with the city.
Senior Citizens Sweetheart DanceThis year's dance is from 7-10 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Newton Recreation Center.
Downtown Newton to be Featured on PBSTune in to WTVI at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, for a special segment on Downtown Newton!
Sarstedt Celebrates ExpansionWe congratulate Sarstedt on the recent $6 million expansion of their Newton production facility!
Christmas Sanitation CollectionSanitation collection for City of Newton customers will operate on a modified schedule the week of Christmas.
Police Host Senior Citizens Holiday LuncheonNewton Police continued a Christmas tradition with their annual luncheon for Newton residents.
One Source Auto Group Ribbon CuttingWe're happy to welcome One Source Auto Group to Newton!
Newton Police Deliver Thanksgiving MealsMembers of the Newton Police Department's senior citizens contact list were treated to a Thanksgiving feast by Newton's officers.
Christmas Decorating ContestGet in the holiday spirit by entering the Newton Appearance Commission's Christmas Decorating Contest!
Small Business Saturday
Support our local merchants during this year's Small Business Saturday on Nov. 25!
Light Up the TownJoin us as we celebrate in Downtown Newton on Sunday, Nov. 26.
Kids in ParksJoin us at 11 a.m. Nov. 9 on the Heritage Trail Greenway for this great event to get our youth in our parks!
Downtown Newton Christmas CrawlKick off the holiday season by joining Downtown Newton merchants for open houses, discounts, giveaways, and refreshments.
Newton Leaf CollectionLeaf collection in Newton runs through Jan. 12.
Economic Development Award WinnersCongratulations to Bassett Furniture Industries, Pin Station Bowling Center, and Dr. Alan Forshey on winning this year's awards!
Square Dancing ClassesThese classes at the Newton Recreation Center are a great way to have fun while exercising!
Urgent Care of Mountain View Ribbon CuttingWe're happy to welcome Urgent Care of Mountain View to Newton!
Spooky Tales of the RailsHead to the Newton Depot for an evening of haunting stories and songs from America's vast history of railroad folklore!
Spooktacular Returns to Downtown NewtonWe hope you'll be able to join us for this family-friendly festival on Saturday, Oct. 28, presented by the Downtown Newton Development Association!
Newton to Host Hike NC EventsThese free hikes lead by trained guides will be held Oct. 21 at Jacob Fork Park and Nov. 11 at the Heritage Trail Greenway.
Planning Department Wins Innovation AwardCongratulations to the Newton Planning Department on winning the 2017 North Carolina Marvin Collins Planning Award!
Youth Basketball and Indoor SoccerRegistration for these sports with Newton Parks and Rec. runs through Nov. 17.
Fall Cemetery Clean-upThe clean-up will be held Nov. 6-10 at Eastview, Central, and Southside cemeteries.
A Time to Remember Luminary ProjectThis memorial to loved ones returns to Yount Park this holiday season.
Maggy's Beauty Salon Ribbon CuttingWe're happy to welcome Maggy's Beauty Salon to Newton!
Fall Yard SaleNewton's annual Fall Yard Sale will be 6:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11.
Gospel Singing in the ParkWe hope you'll join us Nov. 5 at Southside Park for an afternoon of fellowship and song!
Fall and Halloween Decorating ContestJoin the Appearance Commission in celebrating the change of season by taking part in this fun contest!
Hazardous Waste and Electronics CollectionDrop off your items at L.P. Frans Stadium from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4.
Flu Shot ClinicA flu shot clinic will be held Oct. 13 at the Newton Recreation Center.
Paint the Town Red, White and Blue WinnersCongratulations to all the winners of this annual contest sponsored by the Appearance Commission!
Sandra Waters awarded Order of the Long Leaf PineWe congratulate longtime Parks and Recreation Director Sandra Waters on being awarded one of North Carolina's most prestigious honors!
Newton Police Collect Items for Harvey First RespondersDrop off items at the Newton Police Department by Sept. 13.
Abernethy Laurels Opens Health and Rehabilitation CenterWe congratulate Abernethy Laurels on the opening of thier new facility in Newton!
Love's Travel Stops Ribbon CuttingWe're happy to welcome Love's Travel Stops to Newton!
AARP Driver Safety ProgramThis refresher course for drivers age 50 and older has helped millions of drivers remain safe, and is available at the Newton Recreation Center.
CVCC Classes at Recreation CenterCVCC is partnering with the Newton Parks and Rec. Department to offer a variety of classes this fall.
Refuge Designs Ribbon CuttingWe welcome Refuge Designs to Newton!
Yard of the MonthCongratulations to Jeff and Linda Henderson on winning the July Yard of the Month honor!
Fire Department Wins $582,000 GrantThe SAFER Grant will allow the Newton Fire Department to hire six new firefighters.
Historical Association Membership MeetingLearn about the contributions of Catawbans in World War I during the Historical Association of Catawba County's annual membership meeting on Aug. 12.
Studio562 Ribbon CuttingWe're pleased to welcome Studio562 to the city!
Symphony on the SquareJoin the Western Piedmont Symphony as they kick off Soldiers Reunion with a free concert and laser light show!
Parks and Rec. Events during Soldiers ReunionThe whole family can enjoy the fun at these great annual events!
Police Cadet ProgramNewton's Police Cadets recently took part in the University of Excellence at the N.C. Justice Academy.
Newton 101Register now for Newton 101, a free program that gives participants a behind-the-scenes look at the City of Newton!
Goodwill Retail Store Ribbon CuttingWe're pleased to welcome a new Goodwill Retail Store to the city!
Capital Converting Ribbon CuttingWe're pleased to welcome Capital Converting and Manufacturing to the city!
Picket Fence Antiques & More Ribbon CuttingWe're happy to welcome Picket Fence Antiques & More to the city!
Finance Department Awarded Certificate for Excellence
The Newton Finance Department recently received this prestigious award for the 32nd consecutive year!
Motorcycle, Truck & Car Show ClassicStart your engines and head to Southside Park on Saturday, July 22!
Paint the Town Red, White and BlueHere's your chance to show off you patriotic spirit in the Appearance Commission's annual decorating contest!
Yard of the MonthCongratulations to Michael and Becky McRee on winning the June Yard of the Month honor!
Tales of the RailsHead to the Newton Depot on July 25 for some great railroad-themed storytelling for all ages!
Soldiers Reunion 30-60-100 Mile Century Bike RideJoin hundreds of cyclists of all skill levels for this ride on on Aug. 20!
Southern Biscuit Soldiers Reunion 5K Run/Walk
This great family event returns for the 28th year in Downtown Newton on Aug. 19!
Football Skills ClinicJoin the Newton Parks and Recreation Department and the Catawba County Hornets for this football skills clinic for boys and girls!
Cardboard Recycling Offered at New LocationA new cardboard recycling point is now available next to Dianne's Dairy Center.
Solar Charging Station Added to Downtown
Bring your charging cords and get a free charge at the corner of Main Avenue and 1st Street.
Newton Mayor Advocates in Washington, D.C.
Newton Mayor Anne P. Stedman recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to advocate for the city with federal legislators and agencies.
Newton to Offer Tennis LessonsSign up today for youth and adult tennis lessons through the Newton Parks and Recreation Department!
United Way Personal Caring DriveJoin us as we partner with United Way to provide basic hygiene items to local students. Drop off your items at Newton City Hall.
Newton Wins Water Quality AwardFor the 14th consecutive year, the City of Newton's water was ranked among the very best in North Carolina.
Take-A-Kid Fishing DayHead to Herman's Fish Lake on Saturday, June 17, for a great morning of fun and fishing!
Fire Department Welcomes New MembersThe Newton Fire Department celebrated its newest firefighters during a pinning ceremony on May 18.
Get Your NewtOn!Hope to see you on the 1924 Courthouse Square for this summer concert series and art evenings on Thursdays in June, July and August!
Newton Swimming Pool Now OpenSplash into summer at the Newton Swimming Pool!
Movies in the ParkJoin us at Southside Park for free movie showings all summer long!
Yard of the MonthCongratulations to Jon and Susie McClure on winning the May Yard of the Month honor!
Benton Blount Concert at Southside ParkAmerica's Got Talent finalist Benton Blount will perform at Southside Park on Saturday, May 13. Get your tickets now!
National Train Day FestivalHead to the Newton Depot on Saturday, May 13, for the second annual National Train Day Festival!
Newton Police Win Grant for HelmetsThanks to a generous grant, Newton officers will be able to provide bicycle helmets to children who are unable to afford them.
Newton Named a Watch for Me NC PartnerWe're pleased to be a part of this program aimed at making bicycle riders and pedestrians safer!
Teen Leadership NewtonCongratulations to all the leaders from Newton-Conover High School and Discovery High School who completed the 2017 Teen Leadership Newton program!
Room & Board to build 250,000-square-foot Distribution Center in NewtonWe welcome Room & Board to Newton! Their $12.8 million investment will create at least 13 new jobs in the city.
Spring Yard Sale is April 29Join us on Saturday, April 29, at Southside Park for the annual Spring Yard Sale, which will feature +50 vendors!
Lab Analyst RetiresWe thank Terry Laws for his many years of service and wish him a happy retirement!
Arbor Day CelebrationJoin us at 10 a.m. April 22 at City Hall for this annual celebration!
Water Treatment Plant Hosts STEM Tour
More than 80 Maiden Middle School students got an up-close look at the plant on an Education Matters Extreme STEM Tour.
CVMC, Newton Fire Dept. Partner to Help CitizenThanks to Catawba Valley Medical Center for partnering with the Newton Fire Department on this project!
El Bazaar Ribbon CuttingNewton welcomes El Bazaar Discount Merchandise Co. to the city!
Nominate a Yard of the MonthThe Appearance Commission is now accepting Yard of the Month nominations for the most beautiful yards in Newton. Nominate a yard today!
Main Street ChampionCongratulations to Jill Towery on being named Newton's Main Street Champion for 2016! Thanks for all you do, Jill!
Newton Easter Egg HuntThe Easter Bunny is heading to Southside Park at 2 p.m Sunday, April 9. We hope you can join us for the Easter Egg Hunt!
Spring Litter Sweep is April 29Help keep Newton beautiful by joining the Spring Litter Sweep on April 29!
Council Attends National League of Cities ConferenceNewton City Council members recently attended the National League of Cities Congressional City Conference in Washington, D.C.
Newton Depot Hosts Chamber OrchestraJoin us March 25 at the Newton Depot for "Night Train, Rolling Down the Tracks: A Celebration of Railroads" with the Western Piedmont Chamber Orchestra!
Spring Yard Sale is April 29Join us on Saturday, April 29, at Southside Park for the annual Spring Yard Sale!
Crazy Boba Ribbon CuttingNewton welcomes Crazy Boba bubble tea shop to the city!
Fire Hydrant Testing Under WayAnnual testing and maintenance of Newton's fire hydrants begins soon in the southeast quadrant of the city.
Newton is a Tree City USANewton is pleased to be named a Tree City USA for the sixth consecutive year!
The Hen & Egg Ribbon CuttingNewton welcomes The Hen & Egg to the city!
Urgent Care of Mountain View-NewtonThanks in part to a $70,000 state grant, Newton will soon have a new urgent care facility.
Branding Community SurveyPlease help us determine what makes Newton special to visitors, residents, and visitors. Take the survey today!
Fat Bax Cafe Ribbon CuttingNewton welcomes Fat Bax Cafe to the city!
Economic Development SurveyPlease take this online survey to help identify opportunities and needs to improve our regional economy.
Corning Brings 210 Jobs to NewtonWe welcome Corning Optical Communications to Newton! Their $67 million investment will create at least 210 new jobs in the city.
Pedestrian Plan Open HouseJoin us from 5:30-7 p.m. Feb. 28 in the Council Chamber at City Hall to share your ideas and to learn more about the Newton Pedestrian Plan.
Softball RegistrationRegistration is underway for the Men’s Industrial/Open and Co-Ed Softball Leagues. Sign up today!
Downtown Newton Volunteer EventJoin us as we celebrate Downtown Newton volunteers and learn about new ways to help downtown flourish.
Foothills Folk Art FestivalWe hope you'll join us Saturday, Oct. 7, in Downtown Newton for a great day of folk art, music, food, and more!
Yoga for Seniors
These classes introduce postures and techniques to relax the body and calm the mind.
Life Line Screening ClinicNewton is partnering with Life Line Screening to offer preventive health screenings at the Recreation Center.
Industrial/Open Softball LeagueJoin us on Wednesday, Feb. 8, for an organizational meeting for this year's league!
Senior Citizens Sweetheart DanceThis year's dance for sweethearts 55 years old and older is Feb. 9 at the Newton Recreation Center.
Sewer Line ProjectA new sewer line is being installed on Westside Drive and at the 1000-block of South Main Avenue. Thank you for your patience as this important project is completed!
Tales of the RailsHead to the Newton Depot on Jan. 31 for a great evening of railroad-themed storytelling for all ages!
Youth Sports Sign-UpsRegistration is underway for youth baseball, spring soccer and girls volleyball.
Streetscape Surveying BeginsSurveying for the Newton Streetscape Project is underway throughout Downtown Newton.
Police Captain RetiresWe thank Newton Police Capt. Michael Sullivan for 29 years of dedicated service and wish him many happy years of retirement!
Public Works Equipment Operator RetiresWe congratulate Donald Cannon on his retirement and thank him for his service to Newton!
First USA StorageWe welcome First USA Storage to Newton!
Catawba Valley Furniture Academy Ribbon CuttingWe're delighted to welcome the Catawba Valley Furniture Academy to Newton!
Police Host Senior Citizens Holiday Luncheon
Newton Police continued a Christmas tradition with their annual luncheon for Newton residents.
Tom Rowe awarded Order of the Long Leaf PineWe congratulate longtime council member and former mayor Tom Rowe on being awarded one of North Carolina's most prestigious honors!
Free Basketball Skills ClinicThe Newton Parks and Recreation Department will offer this free clinic for players and coaches on Dec. 10.
Pedestrian Plan MeetingsJoin us on Dec. 5 and 6 to share your ideas about the future of walking in Newton.
Toys for TotsHelp brighten a child's Christmas by dropping of new, unwrapped toys at the Newton Police Department or Newton Fire Department.
Polar Express Events at Newton Depot and AuditoriumHead to the Newton Depot and Newton-Conover Auditorium for some great Polar Express events this holiday season!
Small Business Saturday
Support our local businesses and find some great deals in Downtown Newton on Nov. 26.
Light Up the TownJoin us as we ring in the Holiday Season with the lighting of thousands of lights in Downtown Newton!
Burn Ban LiftedThe burn ban for Catawba County issued by the N.C. Forest Service on Nov. 7 has been lifted.
Country Corner 2nd Time Around ribbon cuttingNewton welcomes Country Corner 2nd Time Around to the city!
Elena' Nails Bar Ribbon CuttingWe recently celebrated the opening of Elena' Nails Bar!
Grace Team Caregivers Ribbon CuttingWe're pleased to welcome Grace Team Caregivers to Newton!
Senior Citizens Christmas DanceWe hope you'll be able to join us at this festive holiday event at the Newton Recreation Center!
A Time to Remember Luminary ProjectThe holiday tradition of remembering loved ones continues this year at Yount Park.
Strategic Growth Plan wins Innovation AwardThe Western Piedmont Council of Governments in partnership with the City of Newton recently won a national award for the Newton Strategic Growth Plan.
Fall Cemetery Clean-upIf you have items placed at Newton cemeteries that you wish to keep, please visit the gravesite prior to Nov. 7 to collect the items.
Canned Food Drive for ECCCMWe're accepting canned food to benefit ECCCM at City Hall, the Recreation Center and Central Recreation Center.
Leaf CollectionCurbside leaf collection helps Newton citizens dispose of leaves and ensures storm drains remain clear.
Economic Development AwardsCongratulations to the recipients of the 2016 Business Advisory Committee Economic Development Awards!
Spooktacular is Oct. 29We hope you'll join us for this fall festival in Downtown Newton!
Newton Depot Fall GalaWe'll celebrate an incredible year of progress at the Newton Depot during the Fall Gala on Oct. 15. All aboard!
Flu Shot Clinics
Flu shot clinics will be held at the Newton Recreation Department on Oct. 4 and Oct. 14.
Golf Cart SafetyA new City ordinance allows registered golf carts on public roads. Click to learn about the requirements and to find out how to register your golf cart.
Avoiding Phone Scams
An aggressive phone scam is making the rounds. Click to learn how to avoid becoming a victim.
Gospel Singing in the ParkWe hope you can join us for this celebration and an afternoon of fellowship and song.
Foothills Folk Art FestivalJoin us in Downtown Newton on Oct. 1 for this FREE festival!
Walking WednesdaysGrab a good pair of shoes and a bottle of water and head to the Heritage Trail Greenway for this fun and free program!
Fall Yard Sale is Oct. 22Join us at Southside Park for some great buys!
Rabies Vaccination Clinic
The Newton Police Department is partnering with the Humane Society for a clinic on Sept. 17.
Temprano TechvestorsWe're pleased to announce Temprano Techvestors will make Newton it's new home!
Pickleball Free-PlayPickleball Free-Play at the Newton Recreation Center is every Tuesday and Thursday, beginning Sept. 15.
Youth and Adult Tennis LessonsNewton Parks & Rec. is offering tennis lessons for youth and adults beginning in September. Space is limited, so sign-up today!
Paint the TownThe Appearance Commission is pleased to announce the winners of the annual Paint the Town Red, White and Blue contest.
Newton 101Want to get a behind-the-scenes look at the City of Newton? Register now for this free citizens academy!
Spirit Revolution Allstars Ribbon CuttingWe're pleased to welcome Spirit Revolution Cheerleading & Dance to Newton!
Nadine's Dazzling Purple Ribbon CuttingWe're pleased to welcome Nadine's Dazzling Purple Centerpiece & Decorating to Newton!
Railroad Museum open Aug. 18Head to the Newton Depot on Aug. 18 to see some awesome model train layouts and railroad artifacts!
Badminton and PickleballHead to the Newton Recreation center on Aug. 14 and 15 for two evenings of badminton and pickleball exhibitions and mixers!
Parks and Rec. EventsThe Parks and Recreation Department is hosting some great upcoming events!
Yard of the MonthCongratulations to Kathleen Gibbs on winning Yard of the Month!
Paint the Town Red, White and BlueThe Appearance Commission is now accepting entries for its annual patriotic decorating contest!
Marketing and Branding ProposalsNewton is seeking proposals to develop a comprehensive branding and marketing campaign.
Economic Development AwardsThe Business Advisory Committee is now accepting nominations for outstanding business people and businesses. Make your nomination now!
Swimming Lessons at Newton Swimming PoolLessons for youth ages 6-12 are 6:30-7:15 p.m. July 11-14.
Water Aerobics ClassesHead to the Newton Swimming Pool on Monday and Wednesday evenings for these fun classes!
Okazaki Ribbon CuttingWe're happy to welcome Okazaki Authentic Japanese Cuisine to Newton!
Ville Pizza Ribbon CuttingWe're happy to welcome Ville Pizza to Newton!
Yard of the MonthCongratulations to Gene and Jane Kelley on winning Yard of the Month for June!
Football Skills ClinicJoin Newton Parks and Rec. and Newton-Conover High School for a great football skills clinic on July 23.
Heat Baseball ribbon cuttingWe're happy to welcome Heat Baseball to Newton!
Citizens Police AcademyCongratulations to the graduates of the 2016 Newton Citizen's Police Academy!
Newton wins water awardFor the 13th consecutive year, the City of Newton's water was ranked among the very best in North Carolina.
Football Skills ClinicJoin Newton Parks and Rec. and the Catawba County Hornets for a football skills clinic on July 9.
Badminton at Newton Rec.Grab your racquets and shuttlecocks and head to the Recreation Center for free badminton on Mondays and Thursdays from 6:30-9 p.m.
Curb Appeal–Newton StyleOne lucky Newton resident’s lawn will be transformed in this Appearance Commission contest.
Take-A-Kid Fishing DayJoin us at Herman's Fish Lake on June 18 for this great family-friendly event!
Newton mourns fallen firefighterWe offer our condolences to the family of Fire Capt. Bradley Long.
East Newton Heritage FestivalThe 26th annual festival will be June 25. Come celebrate with us!
Movies in the ParkGrab a lawn chair and blanket and head to Southside Park for this free movie series!
Zumba In-The-Mix FitnessA fun and exciting new class is coming to the Newton Recreation Center!
Yard of the MonthCongratulations to Ralph and Geraldine Clark on winning Yard of the Month!
Swimming Pool now openSplash into summer at the Newton Swimming Pool!
2016 Unity AwardCongratulations to the Rev. Robert C. Silber, recipient of this year's Unity Award!
Turner Finance ribbon cuttingWe're happy to welcome this business to a new location in Downtown Newton!
Newton Fire Dept. earns high ratingThe Office of State Fire Marshal recently recognized the Fire Department for excellent response to fires and emergencies.
In My Father's House ribbon cutting
We're pleased to welcome this ministry to Downtown Newton!
Railroad museum to celebrate National Train DayHead to the Newton Depot on May 14 to celebrate National Train Day!
Summer Volleyball CampsSummer volleyball camps are a great way to improve fundamentals and skills!
Youth Fall SportsRegistration is now underway for youth football and youth fall soccer. Sign up today!
Parks and Recreation SurveyPlease take a few minutes to share your ideas about the future of Newton's parks.
DNDA Merchant MeetingSave the date! The DNDA's next meeting for Downtown Newton merchants is at 8:30 a.m. May 26 at Carolina Vines.
Big Object Comics ribbon cuttingWe're excited to welcome Big Object Comics to Downtown Newton!
Arbor Day Celebration is April 30Join us at Jacob Fork Park for free seedlings, refreshments and the planting of a tree!
DNDA Design WorkshopJoin the DNDA on April 28 for a FREE design workshop to explore affordable ways to create amazing signage, storefronts and display windows.
Finance Department awarded Certificate for ExcellenceFor the 31st consecutive year, the Newton has been awarded the prestigious Certificate for Excellence in Financial Reporting.
Jacob Fork Disc Golf CourseWe're looking forward to a new disc golf course at Jacob Fork Park!
Teen Leadership NewtonCongratulations to all the teen leaders who completed this year's program!
Newton Spring Litter Sweep is April 16Help us keep Newton beautiful!
Newton Spring Yard Sale is April 30Join us at Southside Park to find some great buys!
DNDA names Main Street ChampionCongratulations to Jerry Hodge, Newton's 2015 Main Street Champion!
Men's Spring Fling Softball TournamentRegistration is now open for this great annual tournament!
Electric Department wins national recognitionThe Newton Electric Department was honored for exceptional system reliability in 2015
Utilities Repair ProgramsBe cautious of independent utilities repair programs, such as those involving water and sewer line repairs.
Newton Citizens Police AcademyRegister now for the Citizens Police Academy! This year's academy runs April 11 to May 23.
Unity Day Celebration
Join us 2-4 p.m. May 22 at Newton-Conover Auditorium for this celebration of the communities within Newton!
Spring Cemetery Clean-upNewton's annual Spring Cemetery Clean-up will be March 7-11. Please place new arrangements on or after March 12.
Walmart Neighborhood Market opensNewton welcomes Walmart Neighborhood Market to the City!
Girls' volleyball clinicNewton Parks and Rec. and Team Life Volleyball Club will sponsor the Winter Tune-Up Volleyball Clinic on Saturday, Feb. 27
Senior Citizens Sweetheart DanceThis year's Senior Citizens Sweetheart Dance will be Feb. 11 at the Newton Recreation Center
Police offer free self-defense classThe Newton Police Department will offer this free class for women on March 19. Register now!
Water Service Advisory EndedThe water advisory has ended. Newton water customers do not need to boil their water before consumption.
Industrial/Open Softball LeagueSign up by March 18 for the Newton Parks and Recreation's Industrial/Open Softball League!
Newton community meetings
Kick off the new year by learning and sharing your ideas about exciting upcoming projects!
Newton welcomes IS directorWe're pleased to announce Chris Little as the city's new information systems director.
Youth sports registrationYouth baseball, spring soccer and girls volleyball registration is going on now at the Newton Parks and Recreation Department.
Newton Rec. and CVCC classesFrom Zumba to stained glass to shag dancing, there's sure to be a class you'll enjoy in this partnership between the Recreation Department and CVCC!
Utility repair programsThe City urges residents to be cautious of independent utilities repair programs.
Senior Citizens Holiday LuncheonThe Newton Police Department held its annual Senior Citizens Holiday Luncheon on Dec. 8.
Council on Aging Christmas breakfastThe Council on Aging hosted its annual Christmas breakfast at the Newton Recreation Center on Dec. 3.
Sanitary sewer testingThe city will smoke test sanitary sewers in December.
Small Business SaturdayCelebrate small businesses and win great prizes on Saturday, Nov. 28 in Downtown Newton!
Light Up the TownLight Up the Town begins at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29!
Fire Department wins grantAward funds will be used to purchase life-saving equipment.
Toys for TotsDrop off new, unwrapped toys at the Newton Police Department or the Newton Fire Department.
Tilawa JewelryNewton celebrated the opening of Tilawa Jewelry in a new location with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
Newton 101 graduationCongratulations to the participants in the 2015 Newton 101 Citizens Academy!
Fall Cemetery Clean-upThe annual Fall Cemetery Clean-up is Nov. 9-13. Please remove weathered items from gravesites before Nov. 9 and place new items beginning Nov. 14.
Flu shot clinicThe Newton Parks and Recreation Department and the Catawba County Council on Aging will offer flu shots at the Recreation Center on Oct. 9 and Oct. 22.
Leaf collection underwayLeaf collection runs through Jan. 15.
Halloween SpooktacularThe Halloween Spooktacular returns to Downtown Newton on Oct. 24!
Public Power WeekNewton celebrates Public Power Week Oct. 4-10. Drop by City Hall to enter a raffle for prizes!
Fire hydrant testing
Annual fire hydrant maintenance and testing begins in the northwest quadrant of the city on Oct. 5.