Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield plans three public hearings this month to provide citizens with an opportunity to learn more about how the millage rate may impact them.
Hearings will take place on the following dates/times and locations:
- Thursday, August 23rd at 6 p.m. – Walker County Courthouse Annex III (201 South Main Street, LaFayette)
- Thursday, August 30th at 10 a.m. – Walker County Civic Center (10052 US-27, Rock Spring)
- Thursday, August 30th at 6 p.m. – Walker County Courthouse Annex III (201 South Main Street, LaFayette)
|Walker County, GA is part of the thriving Chattanooga, TN-GA MSA, featuring a population of 68,939 people, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau estimate.
The county boasts a labor force of 31,344. Nearly 39% of local jobs are in the service sector, while manufacturing accounts for 33% of all private employment positions. Roper Corporation, Shaw Industries Group and Nissin Brake Georgia are among Walker County’s top employers.
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