The City of Monroe is coming off a successful 2018 that saw much success in setting the table for getting projects on the ground and completed in 2019 that will prove impactful to our citizens and businesses.
Source: Walton Tribune | Posted: Jan. 9, 2019
He’s gone from a K-9 officer to five years as assistant chief and, as of Tuesday, became the chief of a place he says is the place he hopes to serve the remainder of his career.
Source: Walton Tribune | Posted: Jan. 7, 2019
Hitachi Automotive is considering a $330 million expansion that would add 100 new jobs their payrolls. The company came before the Monroe City Council on Tuesday to enlist its support for a tax abatement as the expansion gets underway.
Source: Walton Tribune | Posted: Nov. 13, 2018
The Monroe-Walton County Airport is expanding, undergoing a $1.3 million facelift that will add more space for planes and prepare the place for more growth in the future.
Source: Walton Tribune | Posted: Nov. 8, 2018
Walton County voted to keep the Special Local Option Sales Tax for the next five years, after about 59 percent of votes picked “Yes” on the ballot, though much of the county had not reported their vote totals by press time.
Source: Walton Tribune | Posted: Nov. 7, 2018
Monroe's economic development specialist, Sadie Krawczyk, earned the Georgia Certified Economic Developer certificate from the University of Georgia, having finished the program this month.
Source: Walton Tribune | Posted: Oct. 31, 2018
LR Burger, the fast casual restaurant coming to 202 E. Spring St., will receive a low interest loan from the Georgia Cities Foundation and Department of Community Affairs to aid in its remodel of the old gas station.
Source: Walton Tribune | Posted: Oct. 9, 2018
The city of Monroe wrapped up participation in the Georgia Initiative for Community Housing last week. The program, run through the University of Georgia, is a three-year examination of a city’s challenges and potential solutions around housing.
Source: Walton Tribune | Posted: Oct. 1, 2018
The Georgia cities that own a stake in the embattled Plant Vogtle voted to keep up the nuclear project. The board of MEAG Power voted unanimously on Monday to continue construction of units 3 and 4 at Plant Vogtle in Burke County.
Source: Walton Tribune | Posted: Sep. 26, 2018
The Walton County Extension Office and the Monroe Downtown Development Authority are in the process of creating a community garden in Monroe.
Potentially, the project could start in Pilot Park this spring.
Source: Walton Tribune | Posted: Sep. 4, 2018