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.
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.
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.
If Walton County to avoid becoming like Gwinnett County, it will take planning. Because much of the inertia, the private development, and the pressure, is to become like Gwinnett.
The Social Circle Board of Education is still trying to balance its preliminary budget for the upcoming school year as a current shortfall in revenue has the school district looking to its fund balance to cover expenditures for the next year.
Three solar projects announced by Gov. Brian Kemp will bring jobs to rural southwest Georgia and help power the Facebook data center under construction at Stanton Springs.
Debate continues to simmer over a Georgia State House bill that would limit local government’s abilities to enforce design standards on one and two bedroom homes.
- Georgia unemployment claims skyrocket as coronavirus job losses mount
- State offers delays on income tax, vehicle registration
- WCSD addresses extended school closures
- SCCS issues response to school closure
- Abuse cases on rise during shutdown
- Statewide shelter-in-place order coming
- Kemp says schools closed remainder of year
- Sheriff suspends jail visitation
- Loganville to issue stay-at-home order
- Police break up large crowd in Monroe
- 2 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Walton County
- Newton probate judge confirms COVID-19 case
- Piedmont Walton treating 5 for COVID-19
- Martinez signs county's first stay-home order
- COVID-19 cases climb statewide, but fall in Walton
- Kemp not ordering mandatory curfew, business closures in Georgia
- First Walton resident confirmed to have COVID-19
- Monroe mayor bans gatherings of 10 or more