Walker County 2021 Patriot Day Service

Walker County held a Patriot Day service to recognize and remember first responders in advance of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack. Students from LaFayette High School’s JROTC and chorus programs participated in the program, along with Walker County Fire Chief Blake Hodge and other local first responders. SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE channel … Continue reading Walker County 2021 Patriot Day Service

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 9-9-21

The following occurred at this meeting: -Public hearing on the FY2022 Budget -Rezone of property on Happy Valley Road from I to R3 -Proclamations for Patriot Day and Constitution Week -Approval of the FY2022 Budget -Purchase orders for a vehicle for the District Attorney and Fire Suppression system at the courthouse SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 9-9-21

Second COVID-19 Vaccination Event Planned at Rossville Athletic Center September 17

Rossville, GA - The Walker County Health Department will host a second COVID-19 vaccination event at the Rossville Athletic Center gym, located at 301 Williams Street in Rossville, from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Friday, September 17. Those who attended the vaccination event in August can return for their second dose, while those who missed … Continue reading Second COVID-19 Vaccination Event Planned at Rossville Athletic Center September 17

Town Hall Planned on Affordable Workforce Housing Development

Rossville, GA - Due to renewed interest and inaccurate information being spread in the community about a proposed affordable workforce housing development, a town hall meeting on the Gateway at Rossville project will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, September 13 at the Walker County Civic Center, 10052 Highway 27 in Rock Spring. Walker County … Continue reading Town Hall Planned on Affordable Workforce Housing Development

Patriot Day Service Planned in Walker County

LaFayette, GA - Walker County will hold a Patriot Day service to recognize and remember first responders in advance of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack. The public service, led by Walker County Fire Rescue, begins at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, September 10 in front of the Walker County Courthouse in LaFayette. 9/11 … Continue reading Patriot Day Service Planned in Walker County

Walker County to Consider Tiny Homes, Other Land Development Code Amendments

The Walker County Board of Commissioners and Walker County Planning Commission will consider a number of proposed amendments to the county's Land Development Code over the next two months. Draft ordinance O-02-21 would amend the County Code to add a definition for a tiny home, reduce the size of required road frontage in certain zones, … Continue reading Walker County to Consider Tiny Homes, Other Land Development Code Amendments

New Lodge on Lookout Mountain Moves Forward at McLemore

LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, Georgia — Following on the heels of being awarded “Best Finishing Hole in America Since 2000” by Golf Digest, the ownership of McLemore has confirmed that bonds have been sold to fund the construction of a 245-room lodge, conference center and spa along the eastern edge of Lookout Mountain, Georgia. Construction will commence … Continue reading New Lodge on Lookout Mountain Moves Forward at McLemore

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 8-26-21

The following occurred at this meetings: -Public hearings on the millage rate, 2022 budget and several planning/zoning requests -Resolution to set the millage rate -Resolution to authorize the Chair to sign stormwater agreements -Purchase order for air packs for the fire department -Purchase order for culverts and drainage pipe repairs SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE channel to … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 8-26-21

Northwest Georgia Health Departments Offering Third Vaccine Dose to Qualifying Individuals

Rome, GA - According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an additional (third) dose of COVID-19 vaccine should be considered for people with moderate to severe immune compromise due to a medical condition or receipt of immunosuppressive medications or treatments. People should get the same vaccine  … Continue reading Northwest Georgia Health Departments Offering Third Vaccine Dose to Qualifying Individuals

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 8-12-21

The following occurred at the Board of Commissioners meeting on August 12, 2021: -Public hearing on Walker County Landfill Expansion -Public hearing on adoption of 2021 Code Book -Ordinance adopting the 2021 Code Book -Resolution to add fees that were previously in the Code Book to the fee schedule -Resolution to adopt policies for Walker … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 8-12-21