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Brides and grooms are having to make tough decisions because of the pandemic.

A Social Circle man was charged with aggravated assault and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon after an incident at a Covington store on Monday.

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 Social Circle City Council is expected to declare an emergency related to the coronavirus outbreak during a special called meeting Monday night.

Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas will suspend production in Monroe from Saturday through Tuesday in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas Inc. has settled a federal lawsuit over a local worker’s need for more restroom breaks.

About 3,000 signatures are needed in a petition to give Monroe voters a chance to attract the county’s second liquor store.

Newly appointed Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler stopped by Stanton Springs Industrial Park on Monday, her first trip to this region of Georgia.

James M. “Jim” Robertson, a former sheriff’s deputy and county employee, is running for a seat on the Board of Commissioners.

One person was seriously hurt in a crash Monday on Michael Etchsion Road in Monroe.

A 16-year-old driver was arrested after a high-speed car chase in Morgan and Walton counties ended in a Monroe neighborhood.

Some positions in the Walnut Grove city government are vacant, at least for a month, while new leaders get the lay of the land.

County commissioners will fill several slots Tuesday as they begin the final year of the current term.

It's unclear how much money allegedly was taken from the clerk of courts office, but sources say it was a lot.

Emory Lewis, a former president of Walton County’s oldest and largest bank, died this week at his North Carolina home.

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.

Animal rights activists thought their year of lobbying the Walton County Board of Commissioners was about to pay off. In the end, they just felt jerked around.

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.

A fire Tuesday in Monroe has been ruled an arson, and state investigators are asking for your help.