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On the job hunt

Unemployed and $30,000 in debt, Tyeshia Porter went to the job fair looking to launch a career as a massage therapist.

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Wednesday 09/26/2018
Keeping it in the family
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 12:01 am

John’s Supermarket in Monroe has been a family business since 1965, when John Thompson started selling meat and produce out of the old John’s building, next door to the current store.

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Wednesday 09/12/2018
Built to last
Updated: September 13, 2018 - 1:20 pm

Look around. Look at the things around us. More than likely, they are cheap and disposable, made to be bought and worn out and bought again.

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Wednesday 09/05/2018
Going Local
Posted: September 05, 2018

The original Local Republic in Lawrenceville was in an old gas station.

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Wednesday 08/29/2018
Award winning play
Updated: August 29, 2018 - 12:00 am

During the annual Awards Ceremony of the Georgia Downtown Conference, The Georgia Downtown Association recognized the Monroe Downtown Development Authority and the Downtown Activity Alley as the Downtown Excellence-Best Design Project of the Year. 

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Wednesday 08/15/2018
Piedmont Walton names first CMO
Updated: August 15, 2018 - 12:02 am

Dr. Robert Sinyard has been named chief medical officer at Piedmont Walton Hospital.

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Wednesday 08/08/2018
Mill Village wins approval
Updated: August 08, 2018 - 12:04 am

The Walton Mill Village mixed-use development cleared another hurdle last week.

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Unemployment rate ticks up slightly, but still at healthy low
Updated: August 08, 2018 - 12:04 am

As it has for all of 2018, Walton County’s unemployment rate remained below the national and state rates last month, according to numbers from the Department of Labor.

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Wednesday 08/01/2018
Taking it to the next level
Updated: August 01, 2018 - 12:04 am

After 6 years of working for Anytime Fitness as personal trainers, Heather Smith and Laura Harrell decided it was time to own their own gym.

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