Walker County Fire Rescue Launches Competitive Promotional Process

Walker County Fire Rescue (WCFR) is conducting a Competitive Promotional Process (CPP) for the purpose of establishing a Promotional Eligibility Register (PER) for the rank/classification of Sergeant within WCFR. Eligibility Requirements: By or before submission deadline of October 18, 2022. Full-time WCFR personnel, along with outside qualified applicants, are invited to participate in the CPP … Continue reading Walker County Fire Rescue Launches Competitive Promotional Process

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

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 8-25-22

The following occurred at this meeting: -Medal of Bravery Award for Sgt. Michael Keith and firefighter Drew Andrews -Public hearing on the Fy2023 budget -Resolution to appoint a member to the Animal Control Board -Purchase order for equipment for the Fire Department SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE channel to watch this meeting. http://walkercountyga.gov/tag/podcast/feed

Early Morning Fire Heavily Damages Vacant Industrial Building in Downtown Rossville

Firefighters from multiple jurisdictions continue to battle a structure fire at a large vacant industrial building in downtown Rossville. Walker County 911 received a call around 2:21 this morning, stating a tree was on fire near the Rossville Athletic Association gym. When fire crews from Rossville responded, they discovered the blaze was actually at the … Continue reading Early Morning Fire Heavily Damages Vacant Industrial Building in Downtown Rossville

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 8-11-22

The following occurred at this meeting: Presentation by the District Attorney Submission of the FY2023 Budget Acceptance of Juvenile Justice grants Purchase of a truck for Walker County Fire Rescue SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE channel to watch this meeting. http://walkercountyga.gov/tag/podcast/feed

Meet Our New Accelerant Detection Canine Team

A firefighter talks with a K9

Walker County Fire Marshal Scott Forrest now has a partner he takes with him whenever he's called out to investigate a fire. Forrest and Dozer, a one-year old lab, serve as the county's first ever Accelerant Detection Canine Team. Dozer received several months of training before being partnered with Forrest. The two then worked together to … Continue reading Meet Our New Accelerant Detection Canine Team

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 7-28-22

The following occurred at this meeting: -Proclamation for the Rock Spring Hotshots -5 zoning requests -Request for funding by the Cherokee Regional Library System -Request for funding for School Safety Officers for Walker County Schools -Resolutions to surplus property and designate code officials -Purchase orders for fire department equipment and vehicles for the assessor's office … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 7-28-22

Two Arrested in Animal Cruelty Case in Walker County

Owensby and McDonald - arrested in Walker County

Rossville, GA - Two people stand accused of animal cruelty following the discovery of a hoarding case over the weekend in north Walker County. A deputy with the Walker County Sheriff’s Office made the find while looking for a suspect at 1906 Blossom Road on an unrelated case Saturday. While searching the residence, the deputy … Continue reading Two Arrested in Animal Cruelty Case in Walker County