Rock Spring, GA – New home construction in unincorporated Walker County posted modest gains in 2019, with the size and value of homes being built continuing to grow. Data recently released by the Walker County Planning Office shows a 3% increase in the number of new single family home construction permits issued last year. Housing … Continue reading New Home Construction in Walker County Posts Modest Gains in 2019
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.
Rossville, GA – The City of Rossville will receive assistance from the State of Georgia to lure more private investment into its downtown. The Georgia Department of Community Affairs and the Georgia Department of Economic Development recently designated Rossville as a “Rural Zone,” establishing a portfolio of tax incentives for new investors and business owners. … Continue reading Rossville Receives Highly Competitive “Rural Zone” Tax Credit to Attract New Investment Downtown
Rock Spring, GA – Plans for a storytelling box in Rossville and outdoor rooftop dining space in Chickamauga split the top prize in the second round of the Walker Rocks Start-up Challenge. Susan Wells with Rossville Redev Workshop, Kevin Martin with Phil’s Primetime Pizza and three other finalists received three minutes to pitch their ideas … Continue reading Solar Eco-Box & Restaurant Rooftop Deck Win Second “Walker Rocks Start-up Challenge”
LaFayette / Rossville, GA - The cities of LaFayette and Rossville have been selected to participate in the next cohort of the Georgia Initiative for Community Housing (GICH). The public-private program assists the economic viability of a community by developing strategic housing-related solutions. GICH will guide a housing committee team of over two-dozen individuals, engaged … Continue reading LaFayette & Rossville Selected for Housing Program
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Rock Spring, GA – Dozens of companies with a household name have been started with a great idea and a little seed money. If you have a winning concept, the Walker County Chamber of Commerce wants to hear from you. Round 2 of the Walker Rocks Start Up Challenge kicks off today. The grant competition … Continue reading Walker Rocks Start Up Challenge Seeks Applicants for Round 2
Rossville group to receive $20,000 to fund the John Ross Commons park and pond improvements and create an outdoor eco learning lab in Rossville.
Walker County's business license starts July 1, 2019 for new businesses and January 1, 2020 for existing businesses.
Rock Spring, GA – Everywhere he goes, Robert Wardlaw takes the message of why Walker Rocks with him. His excitement for Walker County’s abundance of exhilarating outdoor experiences knows no equal. Appointed by Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield last March to serve as the county’s Economic and Community Development Director, Wardlaw began examining quality of life … Continue reading “Walker Rocks” Visionary Honored with Chamber Award