Newton offers variety of ways for residents, businesses to stay informed

NEWTON, NC—Newton remains dedicated to keeping our residents and businesses informed with relevant, up-to-date information during the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Ways you can stay informed include:

City of Newton Website
Visit for resources intended to protect the health, safety and welfare of our neighbors. In addition to links to trusted sources including Catawba County Public Health, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the site includes sections featuring guides to resources for residents and businesses, a summary of modifications to City services and access to public buildings, and a list of opportunities to help you support your neighbors.

Newton Notify
Newton Notify is a free platform that allows participants to receive various categories of important messages from the City. Messages are delivered directly to your phone via voice or text messages or to your email inbox. Sign up at or by calling 828-695-4266.

Please note that Newton Notify is intended to deliver non-emergency notifications. Emergency notifications will continue to be delivered through Catawba County’s CodeRED Community Alert System.

Social Media
Messages from the City are posted on Facebook @newtonnc, Instagram @cityofnewton, and Twitter @cityofnewtonnc. Follow and like to stay informed.

Call the City of Newton
Staff are available by phone at 828-695-4300 to speak with anyone who needs assistance. If you have any concerns about your City services, please let us know. If you have a question and you don’t know who to ask, call us.

The City of Newton will continue to provide services including police, fire, water/wastewater, electricity, and sanitation. Protecting the health, safety and welfare of our neighbors is our highest priority. We are a strong community that looks out for one another. We will continue to find ways to support our neighbors.

Author: WSIC editor