With less than a month before the Dec. 3 runoff election between incumbent Dan Chisholm and Charlie Akin for the District 4 seat on the Social Circle Board of Education, some citizens are questioning whether Akin should have the ability to set school taxes for residents when he, himself, does not pay them.
As construction continues on Baxter International's $1 billion manufacturing plant, Georgia Power is working to provide power to the plant and surrounding area and is planning to build a 6.5-mile power line from the plant northeast through Social Circle.
After a three-way race for the District 4 seat of the Social Circle Board of Education, two candidates will be back on the ballot in December for a runoff election.
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Social Circle's remodeled Welcome Center had its official ribbon cutting Tuesday morning, eight months after a fire damaged the building.
A 23-year-old Social Circle man remains in the Walton County jail after being charged with molesting a juvenile female Sunday night.
On the MLK national holiday, my husband and I attended the annual birthday celebration at the Corinth Missionary Baptist Church here in Social Circle. You would need to have been there to witness the enthusiasm and energy expressed in this event. There was dancing, singing, skits and testimonials to honor the life and works of a truly remarkable man. And members of the congregation and guests felt free to express their praise and joy by ...
Now that he's Social Circle mayor, lifelong resident Hal Dally wants to continue to move the city forward by recruiting industry and improving the downtown, while preserving the town's character.
The Social Circle City Council unanimously approved a redistricting map Jan. 17 after reviewing multiple iterations the past few months.
Three of Social Circle's longest-serving, outgoing officials were honored by citizens Tuesday at the Blue Willow Inn.
Donald Poss may have saved the Blue Willow. Billie Van Dyke, the Blue Willow Inn Restaurant's owner, said the Good Hope farmer and land owner's purchase, which will not close until Friday, brings the iconic restaurant closer to emerging from bankruptcy. "He's my knight in shining armor," she said. "By buying the property and the Village in the back, I'm able to run the front without the financials on my shoulders." Van Dyke said her ...
The Blue Willow Inn Restaurant will sell all the property surrounding the restaurant, including the historic mansion, as part of its bankruptcy plan, according to federal documents and restaurant management.
There are many things about my community that I either didn't know about, or maybe I didn't pay enough attention to. One of these things is the work that the Social Circle United Methodist Church has been doing to assist those in need. It came to my attention the other day as I listened to a "Calling Post" message from our Quilting Belles president, Marion Burnette, reminding us to bring two cans of food for ...
Nearly a dozen people reported feeling ill after a Friday Alcovy Judicial Christmas luncheon at the Blue Willow Inn Restaurant in Social Circle, leading Walton County health officials to meet with restaurant management Tuesday.
In December, council member Anne Peppers will finish her final term as a member of the Social Circle City Council.
Fred Wiley, a born-and-raised Social Circle native, knows a little something about loss. During his service in World War II, the 87-year-old lost an eye during a German ambush, though the Army kept him in service for the rest of the war. He lost his wife and his son to separate car crashes over the years.
Social Circle has a new mayor in town. With 52 percent of the votes, Hal Dally will step in as mayor.
Robbie Groves prides herself on being a loving parent and in being involved in her daughter's education, which is why she is running for District 3 of the Social Circle School Board.
Following accusations from former employee Jerome Knox, an attorney for the city of Social Circle and City Manager Doug White said not only are the claims false but that Knox has not filed suit against the city as he claimed.