The coronavirus outbreak has made its way into Piedmont Walton Hospital.
The leader of Walton County’s hospital is urging the county and its cities to order residents to shelter in place, in hopes of stopping the spread of COVID-19.
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.
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 involved with their government.
In the same year the state saw a major transition in leadership as Gov. Brian Kemp began his term as the successor to Nathan Deal, Walton County saw numerous shifts in leadership all over the county throughout the entire year.
Walton County’s cities are looking to make some major changes in the years to come, and both Loganville and Monroe at the forefront of those shifts with some aggressive choices ready to transform aspects of the towns going forward.
Retired Master Sgt. Mark Allen, the Army veteran who suffered serious injuries in Afghanistan a decade before, died in October. The county also remembered someone who died in service much earlier.
Charles M. Ferguson, who served three decades as district attorney of the Pataula Circuit and prosecuted the killer in one of Georgia's most notorious murder cases, died this weekend.
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.
- Loganville to issue stay-at-home order
- Police break up large crowd in Monroe
- 2 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Walton County
- Newton probate judge confirms COVID-19 case
- Piedmont Walton treating 5 for COVID-19
- Martinez signs county's first stay-home order
- COVID-19 cases climb statewide, but fall in Walton
- First Walton resident confirmed to have COVID-19
- Kemp not ordering mandatory curfew, business closures in Georgia
- Monroe mayor bans gatherings of 10 or more
- Statewide shelter-in-place order coming
- Kemp says schools closed remainder of year
- Sheriff suspends jail visitation
- Amber Alert issued after Macon homicides
- Coronavirus deaths surpass 100 in state
- Appeals court strikes down chance to unseal records
- Gwinnett man charged with health fraud
- Outbreak affecting funeral plans