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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 Athens man was charged with murder in connection with the shooting deaths of two people found on a roadway last month.

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Gov. Brian Kemp warned state authorities are prepared to do “whatever is necessary to keep the peace” as protests against police brutality and racial injustice continue across Georgia.

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Although four of the seven seats on the Walton County Board of Education are on the ballot this year, only one is contested in next month’s primary, as incumbent David Breedlove defends his District 7 seat against challenger Kristy Balter, a pre-school teacher from Walton County.

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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 lawyer for a teen who killed two men wants his client to receive the minimum sentence, but prosecutors are seeking the maximum — life without the chance of parole.

The Walton County Chamber of Commerce hosted an online political forum last week for the city elections, with multiple races on the ballot represented.

The Justice Department has dropped an investigation of stock transactions Sen. Kelly Loeffler and two Senate colleagues made following a closed-door briefing on the looming coronavirus pandemic, Loeffler’s office confirmed Tuesday.

Walton County voters have two places to cast their ballots if they wish to do so in person before Election Day.

Nine Walton County residents have died from COVID-19, the state said Monday night, and the number of deaths in one local facility has doubled.

All patients and staff escaped safely after a fire Sunday at a personal care home in Loganville.

A child was flown to an Atlanta hospital after a head-on crash.

Changes are afoot for school systems in the fall, regardless of what happens with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, but school officials are working to try and limit what adjustments they will have to make.

Students, adults will pay more on campus next year

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.

All three candidates for a seat on the Superior Court bench have different backgrounds, but all three agree their unique past makes them the right choice for the job.

Dalanna Bailey, 22, of Conyers, was arrested on aggravated assault charges Thursday morning after allegedly shooting and wounding two Covington residents Wednesday.

Two people are dead after an overnight incident in Social Circle.

Walton County and Loganville firefighters worked quickly to stop the spread of a fire at a home in Bold Springs on Wednesday.

ATLANTA — The Georgia House of Representatives will resume a 2020 legislative session interrupted by the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday, June 11, Speaker David Ralston announced Tuesday.

The Walton County government will start the fiscal year without a budget, opting instead to see how the COVID-19 crisis affects finances.

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

A crowd gathering to hear from political candidates won’t cut it in the age of social distancing. So now, the show will come to you.

Gov. Brian Kemp said anyone in Georgia can be tested for coronavirus after expanding the criteria beyond only those with symptoms, health care workers, the elderly and the chronically ill.

Many governments are tightening their belts for the coming year, but Walton County expects to see revenue growth in fiscal 2021.

Legislative Democrats stepped up the heat on the University System of Georgia on Wednesday to let students forced off campus by coronavirus to opt in to a pass-fail grading system for the spring semester.

Walton County’s proposed budget for 2021 doesn’t call for raising property tax rates, or pay for employees.