W&A Engineering Inc., a multidisciplinary engineering firm in Athens, has acquired John F. Brewer and Associates of Monroe.
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Out of concern for the health and well-being of the cooperative’s customer-owners, Walton EMC’s board of directors voted to modify the 2020 event and take care of necessary business by allowing customer-owners to participate from the safety of their vehicles.
Taylor Beck has been named the publisher of The Covington News, while Madison Graham moved back to Monroe as advertising director of The Walton Tribune, Owner Patrick Graham announced Monday.
While some people have either lost their job or been sent home without pay due to the spread of COVID-19, some companies are looking to expand their workforce both in part-time and full-time positions.
The paper sign hung from the window of the old gas station at 202 E. Spring St. for months in 2018, saying it had been selected for an “economic catalyst” project by the city of Monroe.
In July of 2009, Georgia Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond spoke to a gathering of about 100 people in Walton County about Georgia’s, and America’s, struggling economy.
State energy regulators approved a rate increase for Georgia Power Co. on Tuesday that will raise its basic service fee for residential customers during the next three years by $168 a year.
Since May 2017, the city of Monroe has been negotiating a lawsuit with Monroe-Walton Properties, a development company owned by George Baker Jr. and his son George Baker III.
Brian Thompson heads up Monroe’s Electricity and Telecommunications Department, putting him in charge of getting residents electricity and internet. Here, he talks about Monroe’s growing high-speed fiber network, and tries to explain the mysteries and future of 5G wireless networks, which V…
Athens Technical College’s branch in Monroe provides a link between school and the growing number of industries in Walton County and the surrounding area. Here, Executive Director Lenzy Reid talks about how the school equips the area’s workforce and what skills are in demand in this part of …
Workforce is often the number one concern companies have when thinking about locating in Walton County. They are unsure the area has enough skilled labor to meet their needs. A big part of Dessa Morris’ job is to change that.
The Antiques Capital of Georgia is losing its largest dealer of old but not forgotten things. Ian Henderson’s Antique Mall will shut down on June 30, after close to 20 years in Monroe, the last seven at the Walton Mill on South Broad Street.
In an interview before he was elected to the Monroe City Council, David Dickinson (D-8) pointed to housing as an issue he was particularly interested in addressing if he was elected.
Shane Short has been at the head of the Development Authority of Walton County since 2013. He's the county's point person for recruiting new companies to Walton County and developing existing ones. His job is a complicated one, full of code names, secret negotiations and arcane tax breaks, b…
Note: We're starting a new, feature in this business section called 5 Questions. We'll be asking various people involved with business in Walton County five questions about what they do, how they do it, and the challenges they face. We hope you learn something. First up, Walton EMC CEO Ronnie Lee.