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Downtown is set to bloom on Saturday

Downtown Monroe will abound with flowers this Saturday morning, the city hosts the Monroe Blooms Flower Festival from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Wednesday 05/29/2019
5 questions with Dessa Morris
Posted: May 29, 2019

Workforce is often the number one concern companies have when thinking about locating in Walton County. They are unsure the area has enough skilled labor to meet their needs. A big part of Dessa Morris’ job is to change that.

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Wednesday 05/15/2019
New doc a high-flier
Posted: May 15, 2019

Dr. Richard Jacob is going skydiving at the Monroe-Walton Airport on Saturday. It won’t be his first time.

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Wednesday 05/08/2019
Veggie visionary
Posted: May 08, 2019

It’s quiet now, at Whippoorwill Hollow Farm. The fields and green houses sit untended, filling with weeds.

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Wednesday 05/01/2019
Music season
Posted: May 01, 2019

Warmer weather means it’s time for concerts in two of Walton County’s downtowns.

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Wednesday 04/24/2019
Antique mall to close
Posted: April 24, 2019

The Antiques Capital of Georgia is losing its largest dealer of old but not forgotten things. Ian Henderson’s Antique Mall will shut down on June 30, after close to 20 years in Monroe, the last seven at the Walton Mill on South Broad Street.

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Tuesday 04/16/2019
5 questions with District 8 Monroe City Councilman David Dickinson
Updated: April 16, 2019 - 1:00 pm

In an interview before he was elected to the Monroe City Council, David Dickinson (D-8) pointed to housing as an issue he was particularly interested in addressing if he was elected.

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Wednesday 04/03/2019
5 questions with Shane Short
Posted: April 03, 2019

Shane Short has been at the head of the Development Authority of Walton County since 2013. He's the county's point person for recruiting new companies to Walton County and developing existing ones. His job is a complicated one, full of code names, secret negotiations and arcane tax breaks, but his goal is simple: make Walton County a more prosperous place.

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Wednesday 03/27/2019
Prize pork
Posted: March 27, 2019

The pigs at Jensen’s Reserve, a small farm in Loganville, do not look like most pigs.

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