Six People Escape Early Morning Fire in Walker County

Updated at 12:00 p.m. - The cause of the fire has been ruled as electrical. The point of origin was the front wall of the living room where the Christmas tree was located. A resident told the Fire Marshal the tree was left on overnight. Walker County Fire Rescue installed three new smoke alarms at … Continue reading Six People Escape Early Morning Fire in Walker County

“The Farmer and the Belle” Returns This Weekend to Film Additional Scenes

Chickamauga, GA - Production on The Farmer and the Belle: Saving Santaland returns to Walker County this weekend to film some additional scenes. Extras will once again be needed, giving you the opportunity to appear in a movie! Producers of the film are asking those who are available this Saturday, December 14th to RSVP on … Continue reading “The Farmer and the Belle” Returns This Weekend to Film Additional Scenes

12/11/19 Weather Impact on Walker County Government Operations

Updated at 7:00 am on 12/11/19: There are some slick spots on Lookout Mountain, but roads are passable. Be alert if traveling this morning. Public Works crews will be available to sal ice on roads as needed. Updated at 3:15 pm on 12/10/19: Public Works crews are monitoring road conditions on Lookout Mountain. There is … Continue reading 12/11/19 Weather Impact on Walker County Government Operations

Walker County Fire Rescue Battles Two Alarm Blaze at Highway 27 Business

Walker County Fire Rescue received a call around 1:45 p.m. reporting a structure fire at a commercial/industrial building in Rock Spring near the new industrial park.  Upon arriving at MCA Towing, firefighters found the building already engulfed in flames. Those inside the business when the fire started had already escaped safely.

Santa and Sparky the Fire Dog team up for new fire safety PSA in Walker County

Walker County Fire Rescue has recruited a big name to encourage residents to practice fire safety.  Before loading his sleigh, Santa Claus joined Sparky the Fire Dog in a new public service announcement (PSA) to warn the public about how the holiday season can be the most dangerous time of the year.

Celebrate Small Business Saturday in Walker County

Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield issued a proclamation naming today as Small Business Saturday in Walker County.  Whitfield encourages all citizens and visitors to Walker County to participate by supporting local stores, businesses, restaurants and other independent merchants.

Stocking Full of Love Provides Toys to Girls and Boys in Walker County

In 1989, the late Sheriff Al Millard created the Stocking Full of Love program to provide toys to children in need in Walker County.  37 children received presents that first year. Last year, over 1,300 children were provided presents.