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Over the past 37 years, thousands of patients have passed through the doors of the Walker Chiropractic Clinic seeking and receiving relief from life’s pains from Dr. Steven Walker, but now the end of an era has arrived. Dr. Walker will be retiring from his practice at the end of the year, pa…

The Watson family on Pate Road has announced they will not have their extravagant Christmas Lights at 1403 Pate Road this year. The Watsons usually create a Christmas light bonanza along their driveway that spans from Pate Road to Belmont Way every other year. This was supposed to be an on y…

A Knoxville, Ga. woman and her daughter walk their pet pig at the Circle K on Hwy. 18 on Thursday, Nov. 18. The family is on its way to Gatlinburg for a vacation. They said the pig thinks it’s a dog and sits in their lap. It even goes to the door when it needs to use the bathroom. The pig is…

Terry Martin is an independent life and health insurance agent who specializes in Medicare Health plans, including Medicare Supplement, Medicare Advantage and Medicare Drug plans. She has been an independent agent for the last nine years and worked for a Medicare Advantage company for five y…

A Warner Robins driver told Forsyth police he was feeling sleepy just before he crashed into the guardrail and then the fence along Tift College on Friday. Young Soo Chang, 67, of Warner Robins was traveling I-75 southbound in his 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport in the right hand lane when…

A Macon man was injured when he wrecked his 1996 Jeep Cherokee on Nov. 11 around 8:35 a.m. on Hwy. 41 S. 26-year-old Christian Trent Perry told deputy Dalton Mosely he was traveling south when he lost control, went to the other side of the road, and overturned in a ditch.

Exciting things were swinging into action on Tuesday when Jonah’s on Johnston Pizza Restaurant at  26 E. Johnston Street had a refurbished door installed by 7th Street Salvage. The 8’3” door was built in the company’s shop in Macon from heart pine beams and joists salvaged from old buildings…

The No. 1 Georgia Bulldogs beat Charleston Southern 56-7 Saturday to improve to 11-0 heading into the regular season finale at Georgia Tech. Then the Dawgs will play Alabama at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4 with the SEC Championship on the line. Reporter photographer Russ Campbell captured some…

Five tragedies in three days in Monroe County, a store clerk is cleared of all charges, and Duke Watson breaks a long-standing school record in only eleven games. All these stories and more in the weekly newscast of the Best Little Newspaper in Georgia...

No doubt, we live in a world of shattered dreams and hurting people. Every one of us has been broken, bruised, or disillusioned in some way. Maybe some of you are at a crossroads in your life right now.  You’re looking for direction. You’re looking for answers and solutions for the heartache…

District attorney Jonathan Adams announced on Monday he is dropping all charges against store clerk Steve Reece, 10 days after magistrate judge Hugh Sosebee charged Reece with aggravated assault for firing warning shots in 2019 at a fugitive considered armed and dangerous.

Barbara Glow of Bolingbroke and her 2020 Z51 Corvette won the People’s Choice Award at the Concours d’Elegance & Motoring Festival in Hilton Head on Nov. 6. And there’s a back story that makes the achievement even sweeter.

Monroe County Board of Education announced its 2021 REACH scholars at its Nov. 9 meeting: Alivia Tatum and Barry Wilson. REACH is a state program which began under Gov. Nathan Deal in 2012 with the mission of identifying 8th grade students with the potential to succeed at the college/univers…

I seriously doubt there is a single hunter in the state that can name all of the various Georgia hunting seasons and their dates. I know that I can’t.  This is because Georgia has 33 different hunting seasons. As for Monroe County hunters, we can participate in all but seven of these seasons…

A Monroe County magistrate judge has sided with a convicted felon accused of trying to kill a sheriff’s deputy in November 2019 and approved his request to charge a store clerk who fired warning shots at him with aggravated assault.

On Saturday evening, Nov. 20 there will be an opportunity to enjoy an evening of first class gospel music at the Rose Theater on the square while contributing to the Pregnancy Center of Monroe County, an organization that has served the community for over 30 years. Johnny and Joy Ham of J&am…

B. Monroe Boutique held its ribbon cutting and grand opening on Oct. 29 as the Forsyth Monroe County Chamber of Commerce congratulated owner Nichole Brewer on her new store at 19 E. Johnston Street. B. Monroe carries women’s clothing for sizes small to 3x as well as accessories, jewelry and …

On Oct. 21 Cheryl Heath had two beautiful Great Pyrenees dogs. They were at home on her property in southern Monroe County when two German shepherds owned by a neighbor at the end of her road attacked and left her 12-year-old Pyrenees, Whiskey, unable to use his back legs.

Tift College alumnae now have a permanent location to display and share memorabilia from Tift’s decades as an important educational institution and a tremendous influence on Monroe County. A grand opening for the new museum, which includes three separate display areas, was held on Saturday, …

You don’t have to look far or be involved in many conversations with people before you realize we are living in a divided world. We see it every day in the workplace, on the news, even in our churches. We are divided politically, socially, economically and racially. 

Caitlin Jackson, Monroe County University of Georgia extension coordinator, was one of the primary instructors in a UGA Extension educational series on small ruminants (sheep, goats, llamas, etc.). The classes were held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings in October in Thomaton and culminated i…

After over 30 years serving the community, the Pregnancy Center of Monroe County is moving from its long time location on the square to a new home. It will be in the process of moving during November and December and plans an Open House to showcase its new site on Jan. 22.

It is no surprise that Monroe County is becoming well-known as an eating destination in Middle Georgia with its growing collection of popular restaurants from around the square to around the county. One such eatery is Shoney’s, a family dining establishment that has been sitting just off the…

The Mary Persons FFA Forestry team placed 2nd at the National FFA Convention held in Indianapolis, Indiana Oct. 27-30. Two members of the Mary Persons team placed in the top five individually of all individuals competing at the national event— Dravin Bennett placed 2nd, and Jacob McGourik pl…

A Monroe County inmate awaiting trial for killing a Bibb County jailer in April is accused of a third attack on a jailer this year on Sunday night, Halloween.