Walker 180 for September 2022

A millage rate reduction, our firefighters train their foreign counterparts overseas and the Ag Festival returns... all in this month's edition of Walker 180! Sign up for the blood drive here: https://donor.bloodassurance.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/144439 SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE channel to watch the video version of this production. http://walkercountyga.gov/tag/podcast/feed

Walker County Ag Festival Returns September 17th

People looking at show chickens

Preparations are underway for the annual Walker County Ag Festival on Saturday, September 17th from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Walker County Ag Center, located at 10052 Hwy 27 in Rock Spring. Organizers invite the community to celebrate local agricultural heritage by showcasing their best exhibits in the blue ribbon contests.  Many categories … Continue reading Walker County Ag Festival Returns September 17th

Walker County Landfill to Host Mulch Mania October 21-23

Flyer of Mulch Mania

Chickamauga, GA – A large pile of storm debris will soon be chipped into mulch, finding new life in local gardens and landscaping. On October 21-23, the Walker County Landfill will host Mulch Mania, providing heavily discounted mulch to the community. During Mulch Mania, Walker County residents can receive up to a loader bucket of … Continue reading Walker County Landfill to Host Mulch Mania October 21-23

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 6-24-21

The following occurred at the Board of Commissioner’s meeting on 6-24-21: Resolutions to appoint members to the following boards: Rossville Library Board, Chickamauga Library Board, Board of Assessors Annual Property Assessment Report Proclamation of Appreciation for Farrell Brown Proclamation of Appreciation for Public Health Professionals LMJC Drug Court report and grant approvals Automatic Aid agreement … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 6-24-21

Low Cost Rabies Clinics Planned in May in Walker County

Citizen and dog

LaFayette, GA - Walker County Extension and your local veterinarian have teamed up to provide low cost rabies clinics in 2021. Drive through service will once again be offered this year due to COVID-19. Protect your family from rabies by bringing your dog and/or cat to one of the locations listed below to be vaccinated.  … Continue reading Low Cost Rabies Clinics Planned in May in Walker County

Walker County Low Cost Drive-Thru Rabies Clinics on May 23 & 30

An animal getting a rabies vaccine

LaFayette, GA - Walker County Extension and your local veterinarian have teamed up to provide low cost rabies clinics again in 2020. The dates are a little later this year due to COVID-19 and will feature drive-thru service. Protect your family from rabies by bringing your dog and/or cat to one of the locations listed … Continue reading Walker County Low Cost Drive-Thru Rabies Clinics on May 23 & 30

Seasonal Burn Ban Delayed until June 1st for Walker County

Tree limbs on fire

LaFayette, GA - The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) has agreed to temporarily modify the seasonal burn ban for Walker, Catoosa, Chattooga and four other counties. Burning of trees, brush and stumps will now be allowed through May 31, 2020. The move follows requests from Walker County Government, State Senator Jeff Mullis and others for … Continue reading Seasonal Burn Ban Delayed until June 1st for Walker County

Commissioner to Appoint Study Committee on Best Practices for Poultry Houses

Picture of chickens

Rock Spring, GA - The Walker County Planning Commission held a discussion last month to start forming a list of recommendations to update a few land development regulations. The Planning Commission talked about property line buffers for new poultry houses, creating a special zone for things like yurts, and establishing minimum square footage requirements for residential dwellings, … Continue reading Commissioner to Appoint Study Committee on Best Practices for Poultry Houses