Rural Broadband & McLemore Development Town Hall Meetings on October 10

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

Walker 180 for September 2022

A millage rate reduction, our firefighters train their foreign counterparts overseas and the Ag Festival returns... all in this month's edition of Walker 180! Sign up for the blood drive here: https://donor.bloodassurance.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/144439 SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE channel to watch the video version of this production. http://walkercountyga.gov/tag/podcast/feed

Walker County Ag Festival Returns September 17th

People looking at show chickens

Preparations are underway for the annual Walker County Ag Festival on Saturday, September 17th from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Walker County Ag Center, located at 10052 Hwy 27 in Rock Spring. Organizers invite the community to celebrate local agricultural heritage by showcasing their best exhibits in the blue ribbon contests.  Many categories … Continue reading Walker County Ag Festival Returns September 17th

Calling All Artists! Walker County Seeks Proposals for a Tourism Mural Project

A newly constructed concrete block wall

Walker County Government just recently replaced an old brick wall with a new concrete block wall at its Courthouse Annex II building. The wall now stands as an blank canvas, just waiting to be filled. The county enlisted the help of the Walker County Chamber of Commerce to find an artist to design and paint … Continue reading Calling All Artists! Walker County Seeks Proposals for a Tourism Mural Project

Walker County Animal Shelter to Hold Second Free Vaccination Clinic on April 30th

Animal Shelter Director, Emily Sadler explaining microchipping.

Chickamauga, GA - The Walker County Animal Shelter will hold an additional free pet vaccination clinic on Saturday, April 30th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. In order to encourage pet parents to keep their pets up to date on vaccinations, Petco Love has provided free pet vaccines to the Walker County Animal Shelter for … Continue reading Walker County Animal Shelter to Hold Second Free Vaccination Clinic on April 30th

Walker County Animal Shelter Partners with Petco Love to “Give Pets Their Best Shot” on April 9

Flyer of free pet vaccines

Chickamauga, GA - The Walker County Animal Shelter is partnering with national nonprofit Petco Love to give pets their best shot for a healthy life by hosting a free pet vaccine event on April 9th. In order to encourage pet parents to keep their pets up to date on vaccinations, Petco Love will provide free … Continue reading Walker County Animal Shelter Partners with Petco Love to “Give Pets Their Best Shot” on April 9

November is Hunger Free Month in Walker County

Citizens giving out food

LaFayette, GA - The Walker County Board of Commissioners issued a proclamation last night declaring November as Hunger Free Month in Walker County. The designation is designed to encourage citizens, churches and non-profit organizations to make the community stronger by combating hunger. Nearly 70% of children in Walker County live in a food insecure environment … Continue reading November is Hunger Free Month in Walker County

Movie Filmed in Walker County Opens in Select Theaters This Weekend

Scene of "The Farmer & The Belle"

New York City, NY - The award-winning film "The Farmer and the Belle: Saving Santaland" opens in select theaters across the country this weekend. Filmed primarily on location in Walker County, Georgia, the tale was inspired by the lead actors,’ Jim E. Chandler and Jenn Gotzon’s, true love story. The feature follows Belle Winters (Gotzon), … Continue reading Movie Filmed in Walker County Opens in Select Theaters This Weekend

Walker County Landfill to Host Mulch Mania October 21-23

Flyer of Mulch Mania

Chickamauga, GA – A large pile of storm debris will soon be chipped into mulch, finding new life in local gardens and landscaping. On October 21-23, the Walker County Landfill will host Mulch Mania, providing heavily discounted mulch to the community. During Mulch Mania, Walker County residents can receive up to a loader bucket of … Continue reading Walker County Landfill to Host Mulch Mania October 21-23