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A Walton County jury took just a few hours to reject the state’s arguments and find a Monroe man innocent of the murder charges against him in a 2017 shooting death.

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A man charged with murder from a 2017 shooting in a Monroe neighborhood goes on trial this week.

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David Thompson said the issue has been debated long enough, and it’s time for Walton County to move forward on building a new jail.

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Citizens will get their chance to speak out on where — or if — a county jail should be built.

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A fire at a landfill near Monroe has been determined to be under control, nearly a week after it started from a lightning strike.

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The Tribune went inside the South Georgia jail that's being used as an example of what Walton County officials want to build to see what makes it a model for county correctional institutions.

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An autopsy identified the person found at the Monroe solid waste transfer station last week as a 53-year-old Athens woman.

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City workers found a body at the Monroe solid waste transfer station Thursday afternoon.

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A man died by apparent suicide after a police chase ended in a crash Tuesday night.

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Neighbors who live near the proposed site of a county jail are mobilizing to change the minds of officials who could stop the project.

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Sheriff Joe Chapman said opponents of the proposed site of a Walton County Public Safety Complex could have fought to put it elsewhere a decade ago.

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A Covington man sustained serious injuries in a crash Wednesday morning in Walton County.

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Fire departments from around the region sent crews and equipment to show respect for one of their own who died.

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State troopers said a man who crashed into a power pole, cutting service on Saturday night, has been charged with drunken driving.

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A Monroe woman died after she was thrown from an SUV in a crash this week.

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Multiple injuries were reported in a crash Wednesday afternoon in Monroe, officials said.

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No one was hurt Sunday morning when fire broke out in an apartment building in Monroe.

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Retired Walton County schools Superintendent Gary Hobbs will serve George Walton Academy as its next headmaster while trustees search for a long-term leader.

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A woman who was convicted more than 25 years ago of the murder of her ex-boyfriend, a George Walton Academy graduate, has a chance at getting out of prison.

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A year after the Visions reception was suspended due to the pandemic, The Tribune brought its Visions honorees back together Monday night to celebrate.

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Two men were fatally shot in what police say appeared to be related incidents overnight in Monroe