LaFayette, GA – An engineer who inspected the Walker County Courthouse today gave preliminary approval for Probate Court to reopen Wednesday, October 6. Probate Court will remain closed on Monday and Tuesday next week. Essential business can be conducted virtually or by calling 706-638-2852.
A weekend vehicle crash damaged the Probate Court offices at the Courthouse. Around 1:45 a.m. Saturday morning, the driver of a Chevy Trailblazer lost control of his vehicle, crashed into a decorative wall in front of the Walker County Courthouse before slamming into the bottom level of the building.
Due to the discovery of issues unrelated to the crash, the front entrance to the Courthouse will be closed until further notice. The ground level entrance remains open.