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Supporters of law enforcement rallied on the lawn of the Historic Walton County Courthouse on Saturday afternoon, June 27, 2020, in downtown Monroe, Ga.

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More than 140 people as of Friday afternoon had signed a petition calling for the removal of a monument to Walton County’s Confederate past.

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Out of concern for the health and well-being of the cooperative’s customer-owners, Walton EMC’s board of directors voted to modify the 2020 event and take care of necessary business by allowing customer-owners to participate from the safety of their vehicles.

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A Monroe man convicted of murder last year is asking for a new trial.

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An employee copied Ridgeview Institute – Monroe patient information and shared it with another person and her attorney.

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The Monroe Community Building will soon return to its original purpose as a place of education, as the next home of the Monroe Country Day School.

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Officials believe a cooking accident led to a fire at a mobile home in the Mount Vernon community.

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Monroe Area High School seniors had the chance to collect their caps and gowns, and other graduation materials, back on campus Monday, April 27, 2020. It was the first time for many students to be back on campus since in-person education was suspended in mid-March due to COVID-19.

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A state appeals court confirmed a Walton County jury’s guilty verdict against a Monroe man on child cruelty charges.

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A fire Sunday at a vacant home in Monroe was intentionally set, the state ruled this week.

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The COVID-19 outbreak has meant one of the most jarring economic downturns in the nation’s history, but the developers of a local shopping project say they aren’t seeing an impact on their plans.

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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.

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

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

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

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