Walker 180 for February 2023

A town hall on brownfields, a chance to be a first first responder, and a look back at Project 52's impact on Walker County all ahead in this edition of Walker 180. There was no Walker 180 for January 2023 due to the holidays. SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE channel to watch the video version of this … Continue reading Walker 180 for February 2023

Walker County Plans Town Hall to Gather Community Input for New Brownfields Grant Program

An old industrial site with the remnants of a building

A new program to identify and develop cleanup plans for dozens of brownfield sites in Walker County seeks community input to identify properties to assess. Walker County Government will host a town hall meeting to inform residents, property owners and business leaders about what makes a site a brownfield and how to apply to have … Continue reading Walker County Plans Town Hall to Gather Community Input for New Brownfields Grant Program

Chickamauga Battlefield Multi-Use Connector Trail Gains Support from Walker County

The entrance to a walking trail

A plan to connect the Chickamauga National Battlefield to downtown Chickamauga may soon get a big boost. The Walker County Board of Commissioners voted last week to invest $50,000 in an effort by the Trust for Public Land (TPL) to connect an existing trail on the east side of Highway 27 at Wilder Road to … Continue reading Chickamauga Battlefield Multi-Use Connector Trail Gains Support from Walker County

Walker 180 for December 2022

Developers unveil plans for a new subdivision, the county teams up with the state for a new prison dog program, and connecting the Chickamauga Battlefield to Chickamauga... all ahead in this month's edition of Walker 180. SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE channel to watch the video version of this production. http://walkercountyga.gov/tag/podcast/feed

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 12-8-22

The following occurred at this meeting: -Presentation of the FY2021 Audit -Resolutions to further define the Board Clerk as a Deputy Clerk, apply for a OneGeorgia grant, and make appointments to several boards -Purchase order for radios for first responders -PUD rezone for Happy Valley Farms development -Appeals of Planning Commission items -November Department statistics … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 12-8-22

Rural Broadband & McLemore Development Town Hall Meetings on October 10

A map showing areas of the county where rural broadband may be installed

Walker County Government, in partnership with Kinetic by Windstream, will address the deployment of a Fiber-to-the-Premises (FTTP) solution to 3,339 homes and businesses in rural Walker County during a Town Hall meeting October 10. The project involves extending 323 miles of fiber throughout the Armuchee Valley, Center Post and Kensington communities, among other locations. “This … Continue reading Rural Broadband & McLemore Development Town Hall Meetings on October 10

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 7-28-22

The following occurred at this meeting: -Proclamation for the Rock Spring Hotshots -5 zoning requests -Request for funding by the Cherokee Regional Library System -Request for funding for School Safety Officers for Walker County Schools -Resolutions to surplus property and designate code officials -Purchase orders for fire department equipment and vehicles for the assessor's office … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 7-28-22