Sandi and Mike have never been a conventional couple. Nevertheless, Nancy and I have admired and cared for them as they have been following th…
A year ago today, Election Day had come and gone, and 4 million Georgians had cast a vote in the governor’s race. But we still didn’t know who…
Recently I mentioned how each life has a story and often times these stories are used when writing an obituary for the individual.
I'm renaming some words to point to this little community I love.
The city is trying to control the narrative about cutting off utilities to the Conestoga Mobile Home Park. Fair enough. But what is this about?
The writer who attended all three candidate forums — Loganville, Monroe and Social Circle — in the county shares observations.
I have a history with gas. I mean the kind you put into your car’s tank. In my youth, I was a gas pump jockey, before I became a radio disc jo…
Once again, this second Monday in October we celebrate the phoniest national holiday since it was established in 1937 by Congress and Presiden…
This isn’t the first time I’ve used this headline. It appeared in this space on Feb. 8, 2017.
In the story of the first Christmas I learned in Sunday school, Mary and Joseph went to Bethlehem because everyone had to return to their home…
Here’s my latest roundup of spelling fails. They’re easy to find. You see them on signs at stores (or on the highway), and especially, social media.
Say you are driving in some part of the world, like Somalia or rural Afghanistan, where the rule of law is more or less nonexistent. If a gang…
There are few things in the world less exciting than a parking space. Flat, black and boring, most of us don’t think much about them, until we…
As a native Alabamian, I appreciate your concern over the natural disaster that plagued the Heart of Dixie last week.
It’s sort of a cliché for a local newspaper to call for local citizens to “get involved.” To, you know, engage in the wonders of the democrati…
Congratulations to Sadie Krawczyk and Leigh Ann Walker for another well-deserved honor.
As a fan of the Braves ever since they moved south, here are my 10 all-time favorites.
With another anniversary of 9/11 this week, I thought back to how that tragic event trickled down to all areas of our lives, even the sports world.
From the “get-rid-of” or the extreme despairing quadrants, an individual with an assault weapon is explosive.
Rep. Jody Hice isn't saying that he won't run in the special election to fill out Johnny Isakson's term in the Senate. I won't be surprised if…
Both a sign at the site and a comment from the mayor confirmed it Thursday: Publix is coming to Monroe.
A Walton County teacher has resigned a week after being arrested outside her school.
A longtime Walton County teacher was charged with public intoxication after being arrest outside her school.
Oconee County sheriff’s deputies are looking for suspects who might have been involved in a shooting in the area of North Burson Avenue on Monday afternoon.
The Monroe City Council has called a special meeting for a grievance hearing involving a current employee on Tuesday afternoon.
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.
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 the murders of Davoddren Harris and Cortez White.
A Madison County sheriff’s deputy faces murder charges related to a domestic incident in Athens.
Betty Williamson, 74, of Monroe died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019.
Cindy Collins Witcher, 63, of Monroe, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2019.