Baxalta in Social Circle has new job postings. Click on the relevant link for more information.
If you missed one of our job postings this week, here is a round-up. Click on the relevant link for more information.
Clearview Regional Medical Center will host a lunch and learn about Bone Health from 12 - 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec.
There is just something special about candlelight shopping in downtown Monroe and you will have two opportunities to enjoy it again this holiday season.
The Walton Music Guild 2015 Christmas Concert program will feature Robert Ray's Gospel Mass. The concert will feature the Walton County Music Guild Chorus and several instrumentalists.
Saint Albans Episcopal Church in Monroe is hosting an Advent Concert/Evensong at 5 p.m. on Dec.
Girls between the ages of 5 - 10 years are invited to spend a fun-filled night of activities at the McDaniel-Tichenor House.
Alcovy CASA is an organization of volunteers dedicated to ensuring the health and safety of foster children in the juvenile court system.
The theme for the 2015 Christmas Parade in Monroe is Hometown Heroes and participants are invited to join in the fun and help celebrate all our local heroes.
I’ve never been much of a gum chewer. As someone who has teeth removed and orthodontia to fix Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ), I’m lazy and not a huge fan of exercising those (or any) muscles unnecessarily. (Especially when there are so many wonderfully necessary uses for those muscles, such as eating pie.) Plus, gum loses […]
The Statue of Liberty stands tall as she speaks of the United States’ welcoming spirit. But many no longer share that spirit. Recent events have many running scared, and for good reason. The events in Paris, and connections to refugees possibly using the welcoming spirit of Europe to inflict carnage on innocent lives, makes many […]
Most people hear of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and automatically think of our military. Those fighting for our freedom. The ones who have been deployed and have been lucky enough to make it home alive. But were they, lucky? They have an entirely different war to battle here at home. It may not involve avoiding […]
Everything old is new again, they say, and just like you can actually find legwarmers for sale, and actual fashionable teenagers wearing them, other 80s things are making a comeback. After we decided that earrings were a no-go for my son’s birthday (click here to read more about that parenting dilemma) he decided he wanted […]
Laughing is a necessity to good mental health, and kids come with a built-in supply of it. It’s free…and the only thing the government can’t tax. Close Encounters of the Mother Kind presents Part 2 of How Many Kids does it take to turn off a Light in the Kitchen? For the answer, read Part One How Many […]
Bobbie Runell Walls, age 88, of Monroe, died on November 20, 2015.
James M. Wilkins, age 86 of Monroe, died on November 20, 2015.
Miss Kelsey LeAnn Clark, 14, of Monroe, GA passed away on Tuesday, November 17, 2015.
Douglas (Doug) Patton Taylor, Sr., age 70 of Monroe, died on November 15, 2015.
Kathy Louise Ramey, age 66, of Monroe, died on November 14, 2015.
Missing in Social Circle. He is a rescue dog with Pound Puppies N Kittens and has escaped his foster home. His name is Eli and is a senior male Setter wearing an expired PPNK rabies tag. . Text Amy Loggins at 470-385-8988 if he's found.
The family of a lost female Spaniel mix if offering a reward for information that leads to her return.
UPDATE: A representative with Adopt-A-Golden rescue in Atlanta confirmed that they have picked up these two dogs and now have them in the rescue organization.
Simon's story - a story of love and loss, and a warning to others Simon would begin his story three years ago when JoAnne Thayer and his path would cross.
In honor of Thanksgiving, and to test my theory that if you can think of it there is a law relating to it, I typed “turkey” in my Official Code of Georgia search engine.
Lots of folks these days brew their own beer or wine or hard cider as a hobby. There are stores devoted to the equipment needed to do so, and home brew festivals devoted to people sharing their creations. The question is this: legally speaking, how are these people brewing alcoholic beverages in their homes different from moonshiners or illegal purveyors of bathtub gin?
Frank Queen, age 51 of Monroe, passed away on November 15, 2015.
Under new leadership in 2015, the Walton County Democratic Party has made major changes.
It is November, and in case you haven’t noticed all the décor changing and the lights being strung up everywhere and the uproar over the color of Starbucks cups, the holiday season is upon us. Of course, which holiday season is upon us can vary depending upon your religious persuasion.