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Former President Donald Trump has endorsed University of Georgia football great Herschel Walker for the U.S. Senate and state Sen. Burt Jones for lieutenant governor.

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Former state Sen. Rick Jeffares is asking voters to send him back to Atlanta. He is running to succeed Burt Jones next year in a district that includes southern Walton County.

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State Sen. Burt Jones made official his bid for lieutenant governor Tuesday. He pledged to be "a consistent conservative and champion for Georgia families."

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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 Sen. Burt Jones hasn't said what his plans are for the 2022 elections, but a photo Monday with former President Trump certainly raised eyebrows.

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First United Methodist Church in Monroe will see a leadership change after 11 years.

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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.

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

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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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Charlie Akin in Social Circle and Mary Lynn Hall in Walnut Grove won special elections for City Council seats.

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Troopers said a Jackson man was charged with driving under the influence after an all-terrain vehicle crash.

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Two men were hurt when their ATV flipped in the Walnut Grove area Friday night.

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Some positions in the Walnut Grove city government are vacant, at least for a month, while new leaders get the lay of the land.

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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.

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A police chase ended when a sheriff’s deputy used his car to disable the suspect vehicle as it pulled into a school parking lot.

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Walnut Grove Mayor Lamar Lee has been in the public eye for 20 years.

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The Walnut Grove City Council has called a special work session for Tuesday night to discuss the budget.

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A woman is being held without bond in the Walton County jail after her arrest on drug trafficking charges.

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Classes at Walnut Grove Elementary School were being held under a low-level lockdown Wednesday morning.

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Destinee Long, a senior from Walnut Grove High School, spent five weeks this summer discovering the responsibilities and benefits that come with being employed.

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A former Walnut Grove High School teacher and coach is being investigated for alleged sexual conduct with a student.