New recruitment of industry and protecting those already in Newton County, creates a healthy work-force of citizens that live and buy local. Large industry also reduces the tax burden to the citizens and small business. Newton County has over $1.033 billion in new industry capital investments and over 1,770 new jobs in the pipeline.
In 2014, tourists spent over $100 million in Newton County, generating 950 jobs. As a result of tourism, each Newton County household pays $356 less in local & state taxes. Newton County attracts tourists from all over the world, largely due to the film and TV industry.
When consumers know that a small business is member of the Chamber of Commerce, they are 44% more likely to think favorably of it and 63% more likely to purchase goods or services from your company - and it adds a level of credibility behind your business. As a member of the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce, you will have access to The Chamber logos to use with your own logos for marketing & co-branding to show you are Chamber Proud!