“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

Stocking Full of Love Provides Toys to Girls and Boys in Walker County

In 1989, the late Sheriff Al Millard created the Stocking Full of Love program to provide toys to children in need in Walker County.  37 children received presents that first year. Last year, over 1,300 children were provided presents.

Veterans Day Celebrations To Honor Walker County Service Members

LaFayette, GA – Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield recently signed a proclamation to honor local veterans and remember those who fought valiantly to protect our freedoms. Over the next two weeks, several events will take place in our community to celebrate service members: November 2nd – Tribute to America for Catoosa and Walker County 1:00 … Continue reading Veterans Day Celebrations To Honor Walker County Service Members

Town/Gown Project Improves Community Fire Readiness in Walker County, GA

Rock Spring, GA - Several students have added fire safety to their class schedule this fall.  Walker County Fire Rescue and Georgia Northwestern Technical College are partnering with First Alert, along with Campus Firewatch and the Michael H. Minger Foundation, to participate in the third annual Town/Gown Fire Safety Community Service Project.  Students and residents … Continue reading Town/Gown Project Improves Community Fire Readiness in Walker County, GA

Fall Tire Amnesty Day set for November 2nd

Chickamauga, GA - Following the success of April’s Retire Your Tires Amnesty Day, Walker County Government scheduled a second event this year.  The additional tire amnesty day event will be offered from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 2nd at the Walker County Landfill. 629 Walker County residents took advantage of the program earlier this … Continue reading Fall Tire Amnesty Day set for November 2nd

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”

November Dates Added for Low Cost Pet Care Services

Rock Spring, GA – My Kids Have Paws will return to Walker County in November to host additional spay/neuter + walk-in vaccine clinics.  The Dalton-based clinic offers many common preventative shots at a low cost to the public. The My Kids Have Paws mobile clinic will set up shop at the Walker County Ag Center on Tuesday November 5th and Wednesday … Continue reading November Dates Added for Low Cost Pet Care Services

My Kids Have Paws offers low cost spay/neuter and vaccine services for Walker County residents

Rock Spring, GA - My Kids Have Paws will return to Walker County in October to host three spay/neuter + walk-in vaccine clinics.  The Dalton-based clinic offers many common preventative shots at a low cost to the public. The My Kids Have Paws mobile clinic will set up shop at the Walker County Ag Center on Tuesday … Continue reading My Kids Have Paws offers low cost spay/neuter and vaccine services for Walker County residents

Ironman and 5 other things to do in Walker County this weekend

Chickamauga, GA - Ironman Chattanooga returns to Walker County this weekend, as the bike portion of the triathlon will once again roll through our community. Downtown Chickamauga is an official viewing area for the bike race.  Ironman runs a free shuttle from Ross’s Landing in Chattanooga to downtown Chickamauga from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., … Continue reading Ironman and 5 other things to do in Walker County this weekend

Ag Festival, Heritage Day and Autumn Rocks Highlight Weekend Activities in Walker County

LaFayette, GA - Autumn begins Monday, but several seasonal activities will take center stage this weekend in Walker County.  Here's a list of some of the entertainment options hoping to attract your attention: 3rd Annual Walker County Ag Festival 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, 9/21/19 Walker County Ag Center Blue ribbon shows, quilts, … Continue reading Ag Festival, Heritage Day and Autumn Rocks Highlight Weekend Activities in Walker County