Join us for the first session in the Money IQ Series! The topic is about Retaining talent with retirement plans. LUNCH & LEARN Tuesday, June 8th 2021  11:30am – 12:30pm Sign up begins at 11:00am   LOCATION Hampton Inn 14460 Lochridge Blvd Covington, GA 30014 Food catered by Plain Nuts Catering & Deli  We’re Better Together! Contact … Read more

Now Accepting PPP 2021 Applications

Now Accepting PPP 2021 Applications Covington Ga. – Released 2021 The SBA is officially opening the second draw PPP program next Wednesday, January 13th.  We will begin accepting applications from existing clients of the bank on Monday, January 11th. There will be a new, special email address for the new second draw PPP applications, which will announce … Read more

Newton Federal Bank: Enriching Georgia Communities through Education and Charitable Involvement

Honored to Receive CardRates Editor’s Choice Award for Community Commitment EverFi Financial Literacy Programs and Year Round fundraisers supporting local causes “There’s an old saying that if you do good, good will come to you. This can be likened to karma if you believe in that sort of thing, but people generally associate these presumptions … Read more

Georgia’s Financial Institutions Proactive on Coronavirus

Georgia’s Financial Institutions Proactive on Coronavirus ATLANTA – Georgia’s banks and credit unions have sprung into action to meet the financial services needs of our state’s families and businesses during the coronavirus public health emergency.  The Georgia Bankers Association, Community Bankers Association of Georgia and the Georgia Credit Union Association, an affiliate of League of … Read more

Community First Bancshares, INC. Executes Merger Agreement

COVINGTON, GA and ATLANTA, GA –  Community First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: CFBI) (“CFBI”), the parent company of Newton Federal Bank, and ABB Financial Group, Inc. (“ABB”), parent company of Affinity Bank, announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement whereby CFBI has agreed to acquire ABB and its wholly owned bank subsidiary, … Read more

Eastside High School’s Choir Director, Joel Singleton, is named 2018 NCSS Teacher of the Year

See his speech here: https://youtu.be/WMI5pT1J6XMt=38m17s  Newton Federal Bank Partners in Education, Eastside High School (EHS) takes pride in their passionate and dedicated staff; especially when it comes to Mr. Joel Singleton. When it comes to music, Joel can take a student’s interest and instill passion. Through good times and bad, his students have solace in his … Read more

Students Giving Students Tools to Succeed

The Computer Programming students at the Newton College & Career Academy (NCCA) are sharing the benefits of their learning with peers in an extraordinary way. By taking recycled desktops, inspected for specific standards, the students are able to diagnose and repair the problems prohibiting them from performing well. In bringing old computers back to life … Read more

2017-2018 Partners in Education

We’re committed to supporting Newton County schools every year for almost two decades now. This year, we have chosen to partner with South Salem Elementary School, Porterdale Elementary School, Veterans Memorial Middle School, and Eastside High School through the Newton County School System (NCSS) Partners in Education (P.I.E.) Program. Honored to help in any way … Read more

Enabling Leaders at the Newton College and Career Academy (NCCA)

We all know that leadership is a characteristic forged from passion. At NCCA, the love for what you do is at the core of the mission. As students typically lack the opportunity to explore career options until after they’ve chosen a college, this high school academy exposes them to real-world industry practice. NCCA started in … Read more