Young Community Hero to be Honored by Walton County BOC Tuesday

At the Walton County Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday a young girl will be recognized for alerting her family to a fire in the family home.

The February meeting of the Walton County Board of Commissioners will kick off with a community hero award. According to Walton County officials, the young girl awoke from a nap, heard a smoke detector alarm and alerted her mother outside. They were able to call 911 and contain the fire.

Another item on the agenda to be discussed is plans for a veteran's memorial fountain in front of the Government Building.

The meeting is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. at the Board of Commissioners offices, Walton Government Building, 303 Hammond St., Monroe.

Other items on the agenda include:

  • Recognition of 12 & Under Football GRPA State Runners-up
  • Community Hero Award - Alyssa Vascocu


  • Monroe-Walton County Library Board of Trustees
  • Walton County Planning Commission
  • Walton County Water Authority

 Refund Requests

  • Jeff Baker


  • Veterans Memorial

Public Works

  • Issues with sidewalks in The Providence Club subdivision



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