Kasich tests Georgia waters

...issues where he knew he was out of sync with Georgia Republicans, and in the end, the 300 or so people attending the Walton County barbecue gave him a standing ovation.That reception was the reason the former congressman came to Georgia for a pair...

Ga. cops dump sex offender in nearby county

...drove 51-year-old Ronald Dwayne Roebuck back to Walton County from where he'd come earlier in the day.Athens authorities...Athens-Clarke officer then gave Roebuck a courtesy ride to Walton County and dropped him off at a service station in Monroe.

Santa Claus murder trial moves to Walton County

...children will be tried on capital murder charges in Walton County, a judge has ruled. Middle Judicial Circuit Chief...where the crimes occurred. It will be tried instead in Walton County, a small county east of Atlanta. The next pretrial...

Fire razes historic plantation

...keep a rock quarry out of eastern Walton County went up in flames Monday night...as a very suspicious fire," Walton County Sheriff Al Yarbrough said. However...construction was heart pine," said Walton County Fire Battalion Chief Mike Moore...

Across Georgia

...new quarry GOOD HOPE -A British company got final permit approval recently for a granite quarry it plans for eastern Walton County, and a group of Walton and Oconee County residents are raising thousands of dollars to stop the development from entering...

Activists hope re-enactment of lynching leads to arrests

...activist on his first visit to Walton County in 1968, Tyrone Brooks met Dan...said he knows of two living in Walton County, and a few others outside the...and the burden can be lifted." Walton County District Attorney Ken Wynne has...

Rose Bradley Cheek (MONROE, Ga.)

MONROE, Ga. - Rose Bradley Cheek, one of Walton County's oldest residents, went to be with the Lord March...at the age of 100. They lived most of their lives in Walton County. The funeral was held March 12, 2008 at Bethabara...

Mr. Winfred Bentley

...p.m. at Loco Baptist Church with Rev. George Hollis and Terrell Blackmon officiating. Mr. Bentley was born in Walton County but had lived in Lincolnton most of his life. He was the son of the late Fred Bill Bentley and late Emma Jane Kirkland...

Former Augusta State star Sam Barth works hard to accomplish goals

...He graduated from law school at Michigan State and now works in prosecution as an assistant district attorney in Walton County, Ga.Barth has experienced 10 jury trials and worked convictions on cases ranging from identity fraud to murder...

Across the region

...authorities in the hit-and-run death of a 16-year-old boy.Investigators said Wednesday that a man went to the Walton County Sheriff's Office after watching the news Tuesday night to turn himself in.Officials say damage from the man's...