Sheriff John Cary Bittick says they were notified by Monroe's school board chair to take action.
Commission Chair Mike Bilderback says the commission made the decision Tuesday during executive session.
It was another successful year for the Forsythia Festival.
Organizers folded T-shirts and packed other souvenirs while preparing for this weekend's 28th annual Forsythia Festival.
Traffic accident takes the life of a Monroe County driver.
Tractor trailer overturns on I-75, deputies clearing scene.
One suspect is on the run, four others are in jail. It's all in connection to several burglaries in Monroe County.
Bibb County sheriff's deputies are investigating an accidental death that happened in North Bibb County Monday afternoon.
A Milledgeville man is behind bars after leading Monroe County sheriff's deputies on a chase that ended in a crash in Butts County.
Monroe County coroner Joey Proctor says a house fire killed a woman Tuesday morning in High Falls.
Nearly 200 law enforcement officers from across the state met in Forsyth for training on how to better protect themselves when they're out patrolling.
Towaliga Circuit District Attorney Richard Milam says the couple will be arraigned on April 16.
Deputy Jeff Wilson says he's honored so many people have reached out to him since he was shot in September 2014.
Forsyth City Council approved changing the city's charter during Tuesday's meeting.
Highway 341 in Monroe County will now be called the "Michael Andrew Norris Memorial Highway."
The city's interim administrator says the biggest change will be to implement a city manager.
The Monroe County School District will pay a former assistant principal $150,000.
Two lanes of I-75 north near mile marker 190 was blocked while crews cleared the scene of a multi-car accident in Monroe County.
A fundraiser will be held Saturday afternoon from noon to 3:00 to help the family recover.
A tour bus and a car collided on I-75 just north of Forsyth.
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Commission Chair Mike Bilderback says he wants to make sure the county's public safety departments are fully funded.
Forsyth man dies in car accident on Highway 42
A FedEx tractor trailer wrecked on I-75 North in Monroe County.
Dozens of golfers swung their clubs to help make Christmas special for families who are less fortunate.
The purpose is to raise funds dollar for dollar by a private grant to finish construction of this shelter.
The National Weather Service in Peachtree City confirmed two tornadoes touched down in Middle Georgia during Sunday's severe weather.
A Forsyth mother says her daughter's health is improving every day since they moved to Colorado to start medical treatment that is illegal in the Peach State.
An elderly man is charged with sexual battery after the Forysth Police Department and Monroe County Sheriff's Office received several complaints this week from concerned citizens.
A judge set a $1 million bond each for the couple accused of killing 5-year-old Heaven Woods.
Thousands of law enforcement officials from across the state and members of the community attended the funeral for Monroe County Sheriff's Deputy Michael Norris.
The death of Monroe County Sheriff's deputy Michael Norris is not only a tragic loss to law enforcement, but also the entire community.
Two Monroe County deputies shot while responding to suicide call.
The Monroe County Sheriff's Office is looking for the owner's of a horse they found on I-75 near mile marker 181.
Would you like to help your favorite animal shelter win $1000? Here's how.
The man wanted in Monday night's shooting at a Forsyth apartment complex is out of jail on bond after he turned himself into authorities.
Monroe County Sheriff's deputies arrested 33-year-old Anthony Howard on trafficking charges.
23-year-old Andrew Bryant Rochester died after losing control of his ATV while riding down Riverbend Road in Monroe County..
Calling all actors! The Rose Theater and Backlot Players are holding auditions for its upcoming performance, Annie Get Your Gun.
The Monroe County Sheriff's Office is currently working two separate collisions at railroad crossings.
Authorities have located James Kelly escaped inmate from the Burruss Correctional Training Center.
Forsyth police are searching for a man who robbed a convenience store early Wednesday morning.
Charges upgraded to murder and aggravated battery for 33-year-old Amanda Hendrickson and 34-year-old Roderick Buckner in the murder of 5-year-old Heaven Woods.
A rundown of the local races in Monroe County involving open seats on the board of commissioners.
Dr. Spencer Price sits down with 41NBC to talk about his second run for the Georgia senate district 18 seat.
Otis Ingram owns a piece of property the Monroe County Board of Education says they want.
Republican John F. Kennedy is running to fill the empty senate seat in district 18.
State Representative Allen Peake is hoping to return to Atlanta in January for his 5th term in office.
Electrical engineer, Brad Moriarty, is challenging Allen Peake in the Republican primary for State Representative, District 141.
Traffic stop by Monroe County deputies leads to the arrest of 37 year-old Lucas Michael Johnson.