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

Annual Recycling Day is Thursday, December 29, 2022

wrapped Christmas presents

The Walker County Landfill's annual recycling day is Thursday, December 29. The following items will be accepted: Penned mail & greeting cards, paper egg cartons, paperboard boxes, #1-7 plastic bottles & jugs, plastic lids & caps (do not flatten), file folders, blueprints, plastic bags, cans (do not crush), magazines, brochures, catalogs, white or pastel office … Continue reading Annual Recycling Day is Thursday, December 29, 2022

Schedule Changes for Walker County Government for Remainder of 2022

Happy Holidays

Walker County Government offices will be closed for the holidays on the following dates: Friday, December 23 Monday, December 26 Monday, January 2 The Walker County Landfill will be open Friday, December 23 and closed on Saturday, December 24 and Monday, December 26. Also, the landfill will be open Saturday, December 31 and closed on … Continue reading Schedule Changes for Walker County Government for Remainder of 2022

Walker County to Participate in Operation Green Light in Support of Veterans

The local government services building lit up green

Walker County Government will join a national campaign in support of military veterans during the week of Veterans Day. As part of Operation Green Light, several county buildings will be illuminated green November 7th through the 13th. The new national collaborative is spearheaded by the National Association of Counties and the National Association of County Veteran … Continue reading Walker County to Participate in Operation Green Light in Support of Veterans

Flu Shots & COVID Boosters Available in Rossville on Wednesday

Flu vaccination

Walk-in influenza and COVID-19 booster shots will be offered in Rossville this week. The Walker County Health Department will provide a vaccination clinic from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26 at the Rossville Athletic Center gym, located at 301 Williams Street in Rossville. The Georgia Department of Public Health reports widespread flu … Continue reading Flu Shots & COVID Boosters Available in Rossville on Wednesday

Scenic Land Company Provides Information on McLemore’s Economic Impact

Lookout Mountain, GA - Scenic Land Company, parent company of the McLemore resort community on Lookout Mountain delivered information regarding economic impact factors related to the launch of multiple developments at McLemore, including The Cloudland Lodge, a 245-room Curio by Hilton hotel, conference center and spa. Led by Scenic Land Company president Duane Horton, the … Continue reading Scenic Land Company Provides Information on McLemore’s Economic Impact

Nearly 3,400 Walker County Customers to be Equipped for Fiber Internet

LaFayette, GA - Nearly 3,400 homes and businesses in unserved and underserved parts of Walker County will, for the first time, be equipped for high-speed fiber internet. The nearly $11.3 million project to provide fiber internet to LaFayette, Kensington, Noble, Villanow and nearby parts of Walker County is expected to be completed by 2024. It … Continue reading Nearly 3,400 Walker County Customers to be Equipped for Fiber Internet