Artagus Newell

Hello my name is Artagus Newell, I grew up outside Carrollton, GA and am a transplant to Rome. For almost four years, has served as the Director of the Rome/Floyd Planning Department where I oversee the City's and County's land use and zoning, historic preservation, GIS mapping, and Transportation. I am on the boards of Heart of the Community, South Rome Alliance, assists with the Historic Fairview-Brown School Campus in Cave Spring, participated in Rome High Career Days, Real Men Read, and Dr. Seuss National Reading Day, among other community involvement.

I am also a graduate of the University of West Georgia, and a proud UWG Wolf Supporter, and a three-time Alumni Board Member.
In his spare time, I enjoy traveling, spending time with family and friends, amusement and theme parks, and am an avid roller coaster junkie.