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

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

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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State troopers said a crash in Monroe involved a truck that had been stolen minutes earlier at a gas station in Social Circle.

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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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Elections will look a lot different this spring, with Walton County voters staying home in droves.