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Monroe County Sheriff’s Office K-9 makes drug bust on I-75

In a traffic stop turned drug bust, the Monroe County Sheriff's Office recovered 14 pounds of marijuana, and they owe it all to a furry k-9 named Koda.

Monroe Commissioners hire interim county manager and finance director

Commissioners in Monroe County have filled two recently vacant county positions exactly a week after firing the county's former finance director.

Teens charged after being rescued at High Falls State Park

The Department of Natural Resources charged two teenagers who were rescued from High Falls State Park in May.

Former Monroe County financial director fired, county manager removed

At a special called meeting, Monroe County Commissioners announced a former finance director has been fired and county manager demoted.

Bittick leaves Monroe Co. sheriff post, Shackelford sworn in as interim

FORSYTH, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - The Monroe County Sheriff's Office swore in Al Shackelford as Interim Sheriff Friday after the U.S. Senate confirmed former sheriff...

UPDATE: Passenger from Monroe Co. high-speed chase, identified

MONROE COUNTY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - 41NBC News now knows the name of the passenger, who was left in critical condition, after a high-speed chase...

Monroe Co. police chase, PIT maneuver leaves fleeing driver dead

MONROE COUNTY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - A police chase in Monroe County left the fleeing driver dead and his passenger in critical condition after a...

NWS Survey: Storms on Sunday brought 90 mph winds to Monroe and Lamar Counties

FORSYTH, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)- Severe storms in Middle Georgia caused widespread damage including trees down and uprooted. Tuesday, the National Weather Service in Peachtree City performed...

Weekend storms cause a mess, including sinkhole

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/ WMGT) - Thunderstorms rumbled through our area this weekend. Sunday's storms really made a mess. A street in Forsyth is closed after...

Teens rescued from rocks at High Falls State Park could face charges

JACKSON, Georgia (41NBC/ WMGT) - Earlier this week, two teenagers were rescued at High Falls State Park. As a result, the Department of Natural...

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