Funeral arrangements have been set for the late Judge Horace J. Johnson Jr.
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David Clemons is the editor and publisher of The Walton Tribune. He lives in Monroe and is a graduate of the University of Montevallo.
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The Confederate memorial on the lawn of the Historic Walton County Courthouse was dedicated June 1, 1907. The $2,500 structure was made of Elb…
Horace J. Johnson Jr., who made history as one of the first Black students to go through Newton County's public schools and later as the first Black judge in the circuit, died Wednesday morning.
City and county leaders learned Monday they’ll share in nearly $2 billion to help them cope with the fallout of COVID-19.
Make no mistake: It's just a matter of time before the Confederate monument at the old Walton courthouse is taken down.
The Gwinnett Stripers added a video screen before the 2020 season, which ultimately was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The soldier atop a Confederate monument has held watch over downtown Monroe since 1906, even as clouds rolled in Thursday morning, June 25, 2020.