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Walton County Republicans heard a full-throated defense of the Georgia elections bill from their two House members, and from the man who wants to become the state’s next elections chief.

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Three people were shot Friday night in an incident in the Tanglewood neighborhood in north Monroe.

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State investigators found two fires in the old Social Circle Cotton Mill that burned Sunday.

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A Detroit woman was charged with drunken driving in the crash that injured three people and shut down a part of Highway 11 Thursday night.

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The two public school districts in Walton County and the Boys & Girls Club received thousands of dollars each in grants from the Facebook Newton Data Center.

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City leaders say medians have cut traffic speeds

and improved safety

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One person sustained minor injuries when a dump truck full of asphalt overturned on Unisia Drive.

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A family was displaced by a fire at their home late Tuesday afternoon.

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Three new retailers have been announced for Monroe Pavilion as the developers announced the start of “vertical construction” at the shopping center.

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State Rep. Bruce Williamson of Monroe will play a role in helping Republicans expand their majority in state legislatures over the next two years.

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A familiar face will return as the mayor of Good Hope, and the small town will have a special election for a seat on the City Council.

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Monroe businessman Michael John Cash Sr. has been paroled from state prison, 3 1/2 years after his conviction for racketeering.

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The man accused in a fatal shooting on Christmas Day is in custody.

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A Covington man remained in jail Thursday after a police chase that ended in a crash between Monroe and Social Circle.

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The quick thinking of two nearby workers made quick work of a house fire Wednesday afternoon in Monroe.

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Newton County commissioners heard from both sides of a travel center plan for a site south of Social Circle before quickly voting to deny it Tuesday night.

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The owner of a home that caught fire Wednesday morning has been charged with arson.

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A Monroe man died early Sunday in an Athens hospital, after he was injured in a car crash.

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The driver of a car that hit a tree Saturday night was seriously injured. State troopers think alcohol was a factor.

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State Rep. Bruce Williamson of Monroe notified city officials earlier this week that the Georgia Department of Transportation would begin work on the proposed state Route 83 Connector the summer of 2022. GDOT estimates the project will take 24-36 months to complete, confirmed Monroe City Adm…

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Two property owners heard from neighbors and adjusted their plans for new developments, but county commissioners rejected both this week.