Rossville Receives Highly Competitive “Rural Zone” Tax Credit to Attract New Investment Downtown

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

Solar Eco-Box & Restaurant Rooftop Deck Win Second “Walker Rocks Start-up Challenge”

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 Selected for Housing Program

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

Walker Rocks Start Up Challenge Seeks Applicants for Round 2

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

“Walker Rocks” Visionary Honored with Chamber Award

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

Sunday Alcohol Sales Now Legal in Walker County

LaFayette, GA – Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield signed off on an ordinance amendment last night giving local businesses the ability to sell alcoholic beverages on Sundays. In November, voters approved two ballot measures addressing alcohol sales.  61% approved giving restaurants the ability to sell beer, wine and distilled spirits by the drink on Sundays … Continue reading Sunday Alcohol Sales Now Legal in Walker County