Breaking News from Monroe GA

Find the latest Monroe GA News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

Suspect charged with concealing death of murder victim

COVINGTON - A suspect has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a Covington man on Sept. 14. According to a report from the Newton County Sheriff's Office, Tevin Terrell Bradley, 26, of Conyers was arrested on Sept. 15 and charged with concealing the death of another and making fals


MPD saves man's life in overdose

Police | Officer uses Narcan to revive subject in incident Just shortly after receiving training in how to use Narcan, a nasal spray form of naloxone for the emergency treatment of a known or suspected opioid overdose, City of Monroe officers and fire personnel found themselves having to administer

WALTON TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

'Canes roll over Wildcats

MONROE -It's been a long time since the Purple Hurricanes could boast of such a thing, but as the team gathered at midfield after time expired in Monroe Area's 42-0 massacre of the Apalachee Wildcats, the players and coaches could shout it out with proud abandon: "Five and oh!" Subscription Require

WALTON TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 07:30:00

A tip of a lifetime one stranger's gift to another

When Jabree Butler, 34, and single mother of two with another on the way, gets to work everyday, she prepares the fresh food and gets the restaurant prepared for customers. Butler works at Moe's Southwest Grill, located at 1998 W. Spring St., in Monroe. According to Butler, working in the food indus

WALTON TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Guard told transgender man: 'I need to see what is in your pants,' lawsuit claims

MORRISTOWN, N.J. - Nautica Pagan, a transgender man living in Clifton, N.J., says he has never faced any discrimination - not from any member of his community. That remained the case, he recently recalled, until he entered a supermarket late in the evening of May 12. In a lawsuit filed last month in

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-22 22:15:40

Farm to tap partnerships keep authentic brews flowing

Farm-to-table cuisine is a well-known food trend in which locally grown produce is used seasonally by chefs to create an authentic hometown taste. But now, in Central Jersey, there is a new trend - farm to tap. It's a natural partnership: A craft brewer using a farmer's locally grown hops to create

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-23 14:01:00

Alcovy High crowns Homecoming Queen

Sueyen Chalmers, pictured with her father Paul, is the Alcovy High School Homecoming Queen for 2017. Chalmers is the captain of the Varsity Cheerleading team, the president of the Chorus Council, a member of the Gifted Girls Key Club, a co-Chief Editor of the Journalism club and a member of the Vars


Burn ban remains in effect until Oct. 1

CONYERS - Rockdale County Fire Rescue is reminding residents that the state's ban on outdoor burning remains in effect until Oct. 1. To comply with Federal Clean Air Regulations, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources imposes a ban on outdoor burning from May 1 to October 1 each year. The open


Friday Night Football - Week 6 Photos

Scenes from Friday's North Gwinnett at Mountain View game. (Photo: Dale Zanine) North Gwinnett's Dalton Pearson (81) is tackled by Mountain View's Trevon Salter (8) during Friday's game. (Photo: Dale Zanine) Scenes from Friday's North Gwinnett at Mountain View game. (Photo: Dale Zanine) Mountain Vie

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2017-09-23 04:23:00

Bridgeman: Elections have local effects

I hoped to get to a forum Thursday to hear the two contenders for Jefferson mayor, but work kept that from happening. Then I learned the event was canceled. I hope to get there when it, or another one, is scheduled. We're going to have lots of local elections come November. Traditionally, those

BARROWJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-23 13:51:50

Almand: Winter is Coming

Depending on the study, the percentage that genetics will play in your future health can be anywhere from 5-30 percent. The take-home message from that range of statistics is that your physical health will be dictated in the high majority by your life choices, not what's in your DNA. My contentio

BARROWJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-23 13:51:49

Bridges: Taking things for granted

It was around 4:30 on Monday afternoon of Sept. 11 when the thing I had been dreading became reality: the power at my house went out. With the wind howling for most of the afternoon I hoped against hope that it would somehow stay on but after several close calls, I was officially without power. Wi

BARROWJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-23 13:51:46

Bennett: Sasquatch is alive and well...

You know the sound... that distinct scratching, clawing noise up in the attic, or down inside the walls. The noises started about three weeks ago. At first, I suspected a little mouse and thought I'd wait a few days to see if he'd go away. Well, he didn't. The noises seemed to be localized to

BARROWJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-23 13:51:44

Crawford: Tommy Irvin towered over Georgia politics

Tommy Irvin always stood out in a crowd. It was easy to see why. The lanky farmer from Mt. Airy was a tall drink of water at 6-feet-5-inches, and he augmented that height by wearing cowboy boots with his business suits. Irvin towered over nearly everyone he met. He towered over Georgia politics

BARROWJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-23 13:51:43

Buffington: Collins may face choice on Trumpism vs. Conservatism

There are at least two different ways to look at Rep. Doug Collins' recent vote against funding hurricane relief and raising the debt ceiling: Collins was either voting on conservative principal, or he got lost in the ideological woods and misread the mood of the moment. Collins was not opposed to

BARROWJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-23 13:45:27

Jacks: Pumpkin treats for the fall

All of the storms across the country at the beginning of the week brought much concern for all of us. I consider myself lucky that nothing major happened at my house. After the storm finally passed, the weather has finally settled and the warm weather is back. With that, I'm loving the Georgia g

BARROWCOUNTYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 13:35:47

Pine Street Elementary maximum price approved

CONYERS - At the maximum, the new Pine Street Elementary will cost $22,984,805. The Rockdale County Board of Education approved the guaranteed maximum price for the new school at its meeting Thursday, a requirement for the school system to receive around $7 million in capital outlay reimbursement fr


Banks & Shane continues to bring the party

COVINGTON - Banks Burgess, one half of the iconic Atlanta-based Banks & Shane, admitted that he never thought he and Paul Shane would remain so robust as a musical entity, but here they are, celebrating their 45th anniversary as performers. "We figured we'd play for a year and get it out of our syst


Margot Robbie wants fiery end to Harley Quinn

Margot Robbie wants to see Harley Quinn and The Joker "end in flames". The 27-year-old actress starred as the female villain in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) ensemble movie 'Suicide Squad' alongside Jared Leto's evil Joker, and the pair will reprise their roles for a spin-off film, but Margot does


Martin Scorsese launches online film course

Martin Scorsese is launching an online course in movie-making. The legendary director - whose movies include 'Goodfellas,' 'Raging Bull,' 'Taxi Driver,' 'Casino,' 'Cape Fear,' 'The Aviator' and 'The Wolf of Wall Street - has joined forces with online-education startup MasterClass for the new class,