Walton County Newswire

Walton County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Walton County, GA.

Results 1 - 20 of 265 in Walton County, GA

  1. Woman killed during Social Circle shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | MyFoxAtlanta

    ... 22, has been arrested, and police say he is a suspect in the shooting case. Jackson is being held at the Walton County Jail, and is charged with two counts of aggravated assault, one count of aggravated battery, possession of a firearm during the ...

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  2. Shooting in Walton County leaves woman deadRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WSB-TV

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  3. 1 dead, 1 injured in shooting in Walton CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WSB-TV

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  4. Morris County lawyer wins release of records from 1946 mass lynching caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | Morristown Green

    ... George W. Dorsey his wife Mae Murray , and Roger Malcolm and his wife Dorothy, near the Moore's Ford Bridge in Walton County, GA, more than seven decades ago. "I don't think it will solve the case," said Pitch, author of The Last Lynching: How a ...

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  5. Source: MGN OnlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | WALB-TV Albany

    Several law enforcement agencies came together and several people have been arrested in what Monroe Public Safety Director Keith Glass is calling "the largest law enforcement operation in Monroe and Walton County history". According to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Georgia, 25 Walton County residents have been charged with several drug related charges and 22 of those are in custody.

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  6. FOOTBALL: Eagles get started under Wilkins this FridayRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 16 | MainStreetNews.com

    After the unofficial start to his head coaching tenure at East Jackson came this past weekend, Scott Wilkins will make his Eagle debut on Friday. The veteran coach will lead his East Jackson squad against Gwinnett County private school Hebron Christian at home at 7:30 p.m. Wilkins, a longtime head coach at Cedar Shoals, walked the sidelines in a 10-0 scrimmage loss to Social Circle last Friday but this Friday it's the real thing.

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  7. Georgia woman's body found under bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Brunswick News

    ... Morrison says Marshall's boyfriend hasn't been called a suspect or a person of interest. He's currently at the Walton County Jail on charges related to a police chase.

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  8. Gov. Deal suspends Walton County sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | MyFoxAtlanta

    The governor has appointed a three-person committee to investigate the May 2016 arrest of Sheriff Joe Chapman in Florida. The committee recommended that Chapman be suspended for 30 days, and Governor Deal agreed.

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  9. Gov. Deal suspends Walton Co. Sheriff Joseph Chapman for 30 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... the Peace Officer Standards and Training Council within 15 days as required. And that was concerning to some Walton County residents. "Yeah that is troubling that he didn't do that. That's not the right thing to do," resident Javier Landers said. ...

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  10. FOOTBALL: Eagles looking for offensive improvement following scrimmageRead the original story

    Friday Aug 11 | MainStreetNews.com

    East Jackson struggled to muster any offensive success in the first half of its scrimmage at Social Circle and had no chance for redemption second half because the second half never arrived. The game was called at halftime following inclement weather and lightning, giving Social Circle an abbreviated 10-0 win over the Eagles.

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  11. DRUMMOND, ChandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | MDJonline.com

    Chanda Drummond , age 82, passed away peacefully in the early hours of August 10, 2017, after a brief illness, while surrounded by her loving family.

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  12. J. B. Poindexter acquires MasterackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | Fleet Owner Magazine

    J. B. Poindexter & Co., Inc. announced the acquisition, by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Masterack, LLC, of CVP Group, LLC, the manufacturer and distributor of Masterack products. The company, now named Masterack LLC, has served the commercial vehicle market since the 1960s with commercial-grade interiors and ladder racks designed to meet the needs of fleet customers.

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  13. Game of Thrones' fans shun spoilers from HBO hackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | Athens Banner-Herald

    This image released by HBO shows Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jamie Lannister in a scene from "Game of Thrones," which aired Sunday, Aug. 6. Sunday's airing was the series' most-watched ever, seen by 10.2 million viewers. For many "Game of Thrones" fans, the routine spoilers are bad enough: You miss an episode, then stumble on an unsought plot twist before you've had a chance to catch up.

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  14. FOOTBALL: Preseason game provides Eagles a chance to build momentumRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 9 | MainStreetNews.com

    East Jackson's scrimmage win last year over Social Circle helped jump start a 4-6 season for the Eagle program, its best showing since 2009. Fast forward one year, and the Eagles again hope this game can serve as a springboard for better things to come.

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  15. No sneak peeks, spoilers for these 'Game of Thrones' puristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | MDJonline.com

    This image released by HBO shows Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jamie Lannister in a scene from "Game of Thrones," which aired Sunday, Aug. 6. Sunday's airing was the series' most-watched ever, seen by 10.2 million viewers.

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  16. Thomas George Sr.Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 8 | MainStreetNews.com

    Thomas George, Sr., 78, passed away August 7, 2017. A native of Monroe, Ga., he was the son of the late Raymond and Ethel Cooper George.

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  17. Recommended Reads: A mystery set in the South, with ghostly connectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 6 | My Edmonds

    Here's an amateur mystery sleuth who believes in justice for all, even the ghostly. Emma Lee Raines has discovered that she is able to see and talk with ghosts.

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  18. Darrell Huckaby: Going without water is unimaginable ... even if it's just for three hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | MDJonline.com

    They tell me that two-thirds of the world is composed of water and only one-third is composed of land.

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  19. Louise SweatRead the original story

    Monday Jul 31 | MainStreetNews.com

    Louise Sweat, 89, passed away July 29, 2017. Mrs. Sweat was born June 7, 1928, the daughter of the late Lewis and Cora Helton Everett.

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  20. Morris County attorney seeks justice in gruesome 1946 lynchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 31 | Morristown Green

    ... released. Then we might actually piece together the mystery of what happened in 1946." What happened in Walton County, GA, on July 25 of that year was so savage that President Harry Truman, responding to national outrage, established the President's ...

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