We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

Multimedia

  • Updated
  • 0

The death of a man found in a vacant home last weekend in Monroe has been ruled a homicide.

  • 0

The attorney for Monroe’s former fire chief said he never got any negative feedback from the city administrator about his performance.

  • 0

The owner of the Sparrow Hill Inn said she thinks the proposed treatment facility at her property on East Church Street would be a good fit for the neighborhood. Her neighbors disagree.

  • 0

The name of Jim Daws Road will remain after the Development Authority of Walton County decided not to proceed with a suggested change.

  • Updated
  • 0

The owners of an inpatient addiction recovery program want to bring their services to Monroe, but they’ll have to wait a while longer to see if that’s possible.

  • Updated
  • 0

A podcast looking into an infamous crime ring in the the 20th century in northeast Georgia led to Sheriff Joe Chapman solving a murder mystery.

  • Updated
  • 0

A man sustained serious injuries when he was hit by a Walton County sheriff’s deputy who ran a red light in Conyers while chasing a fleeing motorcycle.

  • Updated
  • 0

Two more businesses have joined the lineup of retail offerings slated to open at the new Monroe Pavilion shopping center currently under construction between Highway 11 and Charlotte Rowell Boulevard.

  • Updated
  • 0

The Monroe City Council voted to terminate its fire chief, Bill Owens, after an executive session Tuesday night.

  • 0

The Social Circle City Council split on racial lines in an attempt to rename a bridge in honor of a local civil rights worker.

  • Updated
  • 0

Walton County attorney Jeffrey L. “Jeff” Foster was elected to the Superior Court bench in a runoff Tuesday.

  • Updated
  • 0

Property owners in Walton County and the cities of Monroe and Walnut Grove will see tax rates fall this year.

  • 0

For generations, Monroe residents have watched trucks lumber through downtown and wonder when the bypass is coming.

  • Updated
  • 0

An undetermined number of students will be required to quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19, Walton County School District officials said Friday.

  • 0

Public safety crews responded Tuesday morning when a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Double Springs Road Southwest.

  • Updated
  • 0

Charges are possible after a crash Friday near Good Hope that put multiple people in hospitals.

  • Updated
  • 0

Serious injuries were reported in a car crash Friday afternoon between Good Hope and North High Shoals.

  • 0

A Morgan County sheriff’s deputy responded to a call regarding a missing teen and found two juvenile girls and a 22-year-old man hiding on the outskirts of the Rutledge town park.

  • Updated
  • 0

Three people accused of murder in Social Circle will get their first appearance in court this week.

  • Updated
  • 0

 One person was flown to Atlanta after crews from multiple agencies responded Thursday morning to an explosion at a plant in Social Circle.

  • Updated
  • 0

Nine roads in Between will be resurfaced if Walton County voters pass the 1% sales tax for transportation this fall.

  • Updated
  • 0

Road projects around Walton County are on the agenda — if voters approve a 1 cent-per-dollar sales tax in the fall.

  • 0

Several Walton County government offices were expected to reopen Wednesday after closing for a deep cleaning.