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More than 1 million Georgia voters have requested absentee ballots for the Nov. 3 general election.

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Staff members at Piedmont Walton Hospital helped a local couple tie the knot in a woman's final days.

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Both of Georgia’s U.S. senators are calling for a Senate vote on a successor to the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sooner rather than later.

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With a deadline looming, Georgia is pushing to increase its final count in the 2020 U.S. Census amid hurdles posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and poor internet access in some areas.

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Chief Judge John Ott said the plaintiffs in a challenge to the Newton County commissioners' decision to remove a Confederate monument didn't have legal standing, but the decision already has been appealed.

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Post was founded weeks after end of World War II

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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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George Walton Academy will have online learning Thursday due to the weather.

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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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A Loganville man is wanted on murder and assault charges after a shooting on Stone Mountain Highway.

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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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General Mills is expanding its Cinnamon Toast Crunch production operations in Covington, Gov. Brian Kemp said Tuesday.

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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 Newton County residents have been recommended for a Superior Court judgeship to replace the late Horace Johnson Jr.

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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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A child who was grabbed out of his stroller in Chamblee was found safe five hours later, halfway across the state.

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Wearing masks is now required on city properties in Covington, effective Tuesday.

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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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A clerk at a Monroe gas station is recovering after being shot in a robbery.

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An Oxford woman is going to prison for 15 years after pleading guilty to shooting her 2-year-old daughter to death but being mentally ill at the time.

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 Campaign to fund programming, building starting now

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Georgians can request an absentee ballot for the November election by going online to a website Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger’s office launched Friday.

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It remains up in the air whether final assessments will be scrapped entirely this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The U.S. Marshals Service along with state and local agencies have rescued 26 missing children in Georgia at risk of trafficking and abuse over a two-week period this month in Atlanta and Macon

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Police have identified a man whose body was pulled from the North Oconee River earlier this month.

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The Republican convention may be virtual, but Rey Martinez will have a very real role in nominating President Donald Trump for a second term.

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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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A man driving a U-Haul truck in Bold Springs lost control on wet pavement and struck a tree.