David Clemons

Editor and Publisher

Bio

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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Monroe, Georgia

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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…

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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.

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The Gwinnett Stripers added a video screen before the 2020 season, which ultimately was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Chief Judge John M. Ott said he and an undisclosed number of other employees in the Newton County court system have been diagnosed with COVID-19.

The soldier atop a Confederate monument has held watch over downtown Monroe since 1906, even as clouds rolled in Thursday morning, June 25, 2020.

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David Clemons

David Clemons commented on Judge Horace J. Johnson Jr. dies

Thank you for sharing that, Forrest.

David Clemons

David Clemons commented on 2020 Primary Election Results

It's still 4-0 in favor of Robert Post as of midnight.

David Clemons

Glad to do it. I'm sorry for the delay. We had a technical issue and I wouldn't have realized it without your question, so I appreciate you.

We received a statement sometime early Wednesday morning, and I believe Andrew spoke with the Connolly folks soon thereafter. I posted an aler…

David Clemons

Hi, @GBRAD1. We got this from Connolly on Wednesday morning. I'd be surprised if it came to us before – or even at the same time as – the city.

David Clemons

David Clemons commented on Master Sgt. Mark Allen dies

You're right, @DaughterofaVet. The way I worded the lede of the story was not the best way I could have done it, so it's been changed.

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David Clemons commented on Tethering ban rejected

Hi, @Cruthe. No comments have been erased on this story. Any that have been erased on the Facebook discussion have been due to language, not content. So, keep it clean and discuss away!

David Clemons

@CowPatty: I checked our records, which show we've never deleted a comment you've posted. If you have made comments in the past which didn't show up on the website, there's another problem and I'd like to alert our IT staff to it. Please contact me at david.clemons@waltontribune.com.

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David Clemons commented on Greene dead after guilty verdict

Thanks for pointing out the mistake, Paul. It's corrected now.

David Clemons

If you have specific information about wrongdoing in any public school, or government, you may call our managing editor, Brian Arrington, at 770-267-2492. Or, call me at 770-267-2443.