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

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

Cherokee Regional Library Branches Reopen; Walker County to Increase Funding to Enhance Services

  Rossville, GA - The four branches of the Cherokee Regional Library System (CHRL) reopened to the public this week with limited hours and new restrictions in the wake of COVID-19. The system closed seven weeks ago in a regional effort to slow the spread of the virus. CHRL is the first library system in … Continue reading Cherokee Regional Library Branches Reopen; Walker County to Increase Funding to Enhance Services

Walker County to Host Blood Drive to Support Local Hospitals

Rock Spring, GA - Walker County residents are being asked to roll up their sleeves and give blood next week. On Monday, April 13th, Walker County Government will host a community blood drive to help answer to call for blood donations. The drive will run from Noon until 6:00 p.m. at the Walker County Civic … Continue reading Walker County to Host Blood Drive to Support Local Hospitals

Walker County Commissioner Issues Emergency Order Closing Dine-In Food Service to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield issued an Emergency Order this morning aimed at slowing the spread of novel coronavirus, aka COVID-19. The Order, which comes under the guidance of the Georgia Department of Public Health, requires all restaurants, bars, private clubs, and similar food or drink establishments to close their dining rooms no later than … Continue reading Walker County Commissioner Issues Emergency Order Closing Dine-In Food Service to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Walker County Government Reduces Operations to Mission Critical Services in Response to COVID-19

LaFayette, GA - Walker County Government operations will be reduced to mission critical services, effective Monday, March 23rd. Commissioner Shannon Whitfield made the announcement via the county’s Facebook page, stating it was time for the local community to do more to slow the spread of COVID-19, aka coronavirus. “Because of the slow rollout of testing … Continue reading Walker County Government Reduces Operations to Mission Critical Services in Response to COVID-19

Walker County’s Efforts to Mitigate the Potential Spread of COVID-19, aka Coronavirus

We will be posting COVID-19 updates relating to our community on this page. Bookmark this page for the latest information. Walker County Emergency Management team members, the Walker County Health Department and other local partners are actively monitoring developments with COVID-19. We are in direct communication with the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) officials … Continue reading Walker County’s Efforts to Mitigate the Potential Spread of COVID-19, aka Coronavirus

Red Cross Honors Walker County Fire Rescue

Rock Spring, GA - The Red Cross of Georgia honored Walker County Fire Rescue today for its exemplary partnership to install free smoke alarms that saved eight lives in two recent home fires. It was the most lives saved in Georgia in a single month since the Red Cross Home Fire Campaign began in 2014. … Continue reading Red Cross Honors Walker County Fire Rescue

“The Farmer and the Belle” Returns This Weekend to Film Additional Scenes

Chickamauga, GA - Production on The Farmer and the Belle: Saving Santaland returns to Walker County this weekend to film some additional scenes. Extras will once again be needed, giving you the opportunity to appear in a movie! Producers of the film are asking those who are available this Saturday, December 14th to RSVP on … Continue reading “The Farmer and the Belle” Returns This Weekend to Film Additional Scenes