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Kemp submits record $28.1B budget for state

Kemp submits record $28.1B budget for state

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Schools, Medicaid and gang fight exempted in 2021 spending plans

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Parents, plan your vacations now

Parents, plan your vacations now

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One board takes new approach to ease scheduling

Animal advocates address city council

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Animal advocates continue to doggedly pursue tighter leashing and breeding rules in the area.

Kemps target human trafficking

Kemps target human trafficking

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Gov. Brian Kemp launched a website Monday aimed at training state workers and the general public in how to detect and respond to warning signs…

Pursuit of stolen car ends in Monroe

Pursuit of stolen car ends in Monroe

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A 16-year-old driver was arrested after a high-speed car chase in Morgan and Walton counties ended in a Monroe neighborhood.

New council puts appointments on hold

New council puts appointments on hold

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Some positions in the Walnut Grove city government are vacant, at least for a month, while new leaders get the lay of the land.

3 students nominated to academies

3 students nominated to academies

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Rep. Jody Hice nominated three Walton County students for appointment to the nation’s service academies.

Ozburn challenges leaders to work together to solve problems

Ozburn challenges leaders to work together to solve problems

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Judge Samuel D. Ozburn challenged city, county and community leaders to work together to start solving many of the problems facing the community.

Be heard: Citizens urged to stay involved with Walnut Grove government

Be heard: Citizens urged to stay involved with Walnut Grove government

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A standing-room-only crowd watched Walnut Grove get a new mayor and two new City Council members. Officials said they hope those citizens stay…

How many apartments are too many apartments?

How many apartments are too many apartments?

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Apartments have never been popular in Loganville.

Walton County’s 10-year comeback

Walton County’s 10-year comeback

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In July of 2009, Georgia Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond spoke to a gathering of about 100 people in Walton County about Georgia’s, and Am…

Commissioners agree to hire new personnel

Commissioners agree to hire new personnel

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County commissioners agreed to fund three new positions in the government Tuesday night.

Audit claims lax oversight of state film tax credit

Audit claims lax oversight of state film tax credit

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Poor administration of Georgia’s film tax credit is wasting millions of tax dollars, a new state audit has found.

Loeffler is Georgia's newest senator

Loeffler is Georgia's newest senator

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With the two words “I do,” Kelly Loeffler became Georgia’s new U.S. senator Monday.

A wild election year here

A wild election year here

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Walton County voters will face many choices in 2020, and the decision-making begins soon.

Oh, boy!

Oh, boy!

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2020 New Year’s baby is Amari Kelley

Jobless rate hits record low

Jobless rate hits record low

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Unemployment in Walton County has hit a record low. It's the same story across northeast Georgia.

Mayors taking office

Mayors taking office

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After winning seats last November, newly elected public officials will be taking oaths of office in the coming weeks.

United Methodists reach deal that may lead to split

United Methodists reach deal that may lead to split

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“Traditionalist-minded” congregations will be able to leave the United Methodist Church under a proposal devised last month and announced Friday.

Mother goes on trial in child’s SUV crash death

Mother goes on trial in child’s SUV crash death

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A Monroe woman will stand trial for the death of her son in a car accident in December 2017.