Cindy Wiemann recognized for work with animal control

Newton County commissioners on March 19 recognized Newton County Animal Control Director Cindy Wiemann for her recent re-election as president of the Georgia Animal Control Association. Wiemann is serving her third term at the helm of the organization. County Manager Lloyd Kerr told commissioners he wanted to recognize the efforts Wiemann has made to increase pet placements at the Newton shelter since she accepted the director’s position a year ago. Wiemann has also been a director on the board of the National Animal Care and Control Association since 2011 and advises the Association County Commissioners of Georgia on issues related to animal control. She is shown here with her rescue Newfoundland Liza at the Newton County Family Fun Day last Saturday. (Staff Photo: Alice Queen)

Newton County commissioners on March 19 recognized Newton County Animal Control Director Cindy Wiemann for her recent re-election as president of the Georgia Animal Control Association. Wiemann is serving her third term at the helm of the organization. County Manager Lloyd Kerr told commissioners he wanted to recognize the efforts Wiemann has made to increase pet placements at the Newton shelter since she accepted the director’s position a year ago. Wiemann has also been a director on the board of the National Animal Care and Control Association since 2011 and advises the Association County Commissioners of Georgia on issues related to animal control. She is shown here with her rescue Newfoundland Liza at the Newton County Family Fun Day last Saturday. (Staff Photo: Alice Queen)

By Alice Queen

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I have been editor of the Rockdale Citizen since 1996 and editor of the Newton Citizen since it began publication in 2004. I am also currently executive editor of the Clayton News Daily, Henry Daily Herald and Jackson Progress-Argus.

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