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Only hours after another deadly shooting in Atlanta, several law enforcement officials told members of the Georgia Senate Public Safety Committee Wednesday what they need to lower crime rates and reduce stress on their judicial systems.

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A Walton County jury took just a few hours to reject the state’s arguments and find a Monroe man innocent of the murder charges against him in a 2017 shooting death.

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A worker died Tuesday night in Newton County when part of the Access Road bridge collapsed that he and two others were working to remove.

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Some of the men hoping to represent Walton County in Congress reported massive fundraising hauls in the third quarter — more than a year before voters will make their final decision on who would follow Rep. Jody Hice in Washington.

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A portion of Ga. 81 named in memory of Allen, Stokely, who gave lives in service

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A man whom prosecutors said served as an enforcer for a violent street gang was sentenced to 40 years in federal prison this week.

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Wesley Clark Jackson, a Republican candidate for Walton County Board of Commissioners last year, was arrested last month on a felony charge of aggravated assault.

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A former Walton County resident doing a life sentence for drug charges got another life sentence, this time for the murder of a Loganville man.

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Mike England will become a lieutenant colonel and assistant director of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division effective Friday.

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A man charged with murder from a 2017 shooting in a Monroe neighborhood goes on trial this week.

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A Gwinnett County employee died from injuries sustained in a hit-and-run crash while he was on the job.

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A Walton County child died in a golf cart accident Wednesday.

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A Social Circle man was one of six people from metro Atlanta arrested by state agents as part of an investigation into child sexual exploitation.

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The mayor and a handful of Monroe City Council members signed a letter Tuesday publicly acknowledging the brutal, unsolved murders of four Black Walton County residents 75 years ago.

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The Monroe City Council voted Tuesday to purchase land for a potential transportation project to help ease traffic congestion in the area of state Route 138 and U.S. 78.

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Council handles a myriad of issues, hears about bomb hoax, votes to roll back the millage rate and recognizes young Mayors for a Day.