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Jailhouse phone call recordings lead to conviction

Jailhouse phone call recordings lead to conviction

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MONROE — Well over a dozen witnesses, law enforcement officers and experts testified in the case of Kenneth Keith Malcom last week, who was accused of murdering Jonathan Rajiv Gresham on Jan. 7, 2018.

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202 years of life: Two residents at The Retreat in Loganville reach 101 milestone

202 years of life: Two residents at The Retreat in Loganville reach 101 milestone

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Turning 100 is an accomplishment. Turning 101 is even better.

Loganville changes residential zoning, becomes Purple Heart City

Loganville changes residential zoning, becomes Purple Heart City

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LOGANVILLE — There are close to 700 homes waiting to be built in Loganville, from Phase 2, 3 and 4 in Logan Point to the under construction St…

Durden guilty on all counts

Durden guilty on all counts

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After a week and a half in trial, it took the jury another five hours to come to a verdict and find Kinterie Durden guilty on all 12 counts in…

Grievance hearing on council agenda

Grievance hearing on council agenda

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The Monroe City Council has called a special meeting for a grievance hearing involving a current employee on Tuesday afternoon.

Teacher arrested outside school

Teacher arrested outside school

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A longtime Walton County teacher was charged with public intoxication after being arrest outside her school.

Oduwole challenges results, process

Oduwole challenges results, process

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Femi Oduwole is asking for a recount in the Loganville City Council elections.

Alcohol laws loosening

Alcohol laws loosening

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When Southern Brewing Co. Monroe opened a few weeks ago in downtown, it was the third downtown establishment serving alcohol to open in 2019.

Keener elected mayor

Keener elected mayor

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Social Circle voters were choosing their mayor, a City Council representative and two members of the school board Tuesday.

Moore elected mayor of Walnut Grove

Moore elected mayor of Walnut Grove

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Steven Mark Moore was elected mayor of Walnut Grove by a 3-to-1 margin over the interim mayor Tuesday.

Incumbents reelected in Monroe

Incumbents reelected in Monroe

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9:45 p.m. UPDATE: Monroe voters returned incumbents to office Tuesday.

DuVall, Boland, Dodd elected to council

DuVall, Boland, Dodd elected to council

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Newcomer Bill DuVall got the most votes of the five people on the Loganville City Council ballot Tuesday. He'll join Linda Dodd and Jay Boland…

Stitching smiles: Project started by local resident makes tutus, capes for sick kids

Stitching smiles: Project started by local resident makes tutus, capes for sick kids

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Last weekend, about 100 volunteers holed up in the Hudgens Center for the Arts in Duluth to stitch together superhero capes and tutus.

Richard Felker Sr. dies at 90

Richard Felker Sr. dies at 90

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A memorial service will be Tuesday for Richard Reeves Felker, a Monroe native who died last week at age 90.

4 council seats on ballot in Monroe Tuesday

4 council seats on ballot in Monroe Tuesday

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Five seats on the Monroe City Council are on the ballot on Tuesday. Four of them, Districts 2, 4, 5 and Superdistrict 7 (which includes 1, 2, …

Murder trial in 2017 dirt bike case begins Monday

Murder trial in 2017 dirt bike case begins Monday

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A 19-year-old Social Circle man, Kinterie Durden, will face trial on murder charges next week.

Election Day is Tuesday. Will anybody care?

Election Day is Tuesday. Will anybody care?

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Turnout in municipal elections is notoriously low. Politicians of all stripes complain about it, with good reason.

Message received: Commissioners backtrack on benefit

Message received: Commissioners backtrack on benefit

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Four citizens spoke, dozens more in the audience clapped for them and in the end, six Walton County Commissioners voted not to continue with p…

Schools improve in readying students

Schools improve in readying students

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Local schools saw CCRPI improvement, but Gov. Kemp wants changes in the measurements.

Hice to host pro-life event

Hice to host pro-life event

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Rep. Jody Hice will bring together 11 pro-life organizations for a rally Monday.