A recent story about the death of the owner of Frances, Florist, sent me back to the archives.
David Keener wasn’t going to miss being sworn in as the new mayor of Georgia’s Greatest Little Town. And it was a good thing too.
Throughout the middle of the 20th century in Cleveland, OH, a man named George Roudebush was making a killing as a finance and taxation lawyer.
A George Walton Academy teacher's book looks back at the not-so-great history of Atlanta-area sports.
I remember the first time I saw a local TV celebrity in person. It didn't go well.
One of the things I loved about coming back to Monroe in August 2014 was how, as the old saying goes, the more things change the more they sta…
Here’s a question for you: Which corporation created by the legislature had 372 employees in 2018 with a total compensation, including incenti…
It’s been a grim few weeks for walkers.
People want to throw out the bums in Congress — but usually don't think their own congressmen are the bums. It's the other guy.
The departure of Johnny Isakson from Capitol Hill is a real loss in many ways.
When there’s a special song in your life, you can easily recall hearing it for the first time. For me and many others, that's the case with "A…
It's an odd-numbered year, which means my odd angel is on top of the family Christmas tree – at least for now.
Thinking about it, few things are as friendly and inviting as the Christmas tree.
This time of year, we in the journalism business get nostalgic, thinking of what we’ve covered in the past 12 months.
I’m recommending five books I read this year that I think everyone should read. Part of what set them apart was their very first sentences, wh…
I constantly ask questions. It’s my job. But I don’t have all the answers.
Surprisingly, I’ve had a lot more people ask me what Brian Kemp was thinking on his Senate appointment than what Kevin Little was thinking abo…
We create rituals for ourselves by tapping into our spiritual or religious lives.
We're way too quick to look at the bad instead of focus on the good.
This Thanksgiving holiday finds me, in my 70s, a bit more mellow and reflective than in past years.
Traffic is being rerouted after a four-vehicle crash at Georgia 138 and Cannon Farm Road in southwestern Walton County.
The owner of Trading Place Pawn Shop is offering a reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction of three burglars who stole 24 guns from the store early Monday morning.
Two of Walton County’s best, Sheldon Arnold and Charlie Jackson, pick up All-state honors from the AJC.
One board takes new approach to ease scheduling
Rep. Jody Hice nominated three Walton County students for appointment to the nation’s service academies.
Jackie “Jack” Ronald Queen, 79, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020.
A 16-year-old driver was arrested after a high-speed car chase in Morgan and Walton counties ended in a Monroe neighborhood.
I felt like this was an appropriate photo to share again in light of Jake Fromm’s announcement he’s going pro.
In Class A football, playing both ways is the norm because of the limitation in numbers.
Social Circle and Walnut Grove earn a trip to Macon, but George Walton, Monroe Area and Loganville come up just short of state duals berth.