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

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 4-14-22

The following occurred at this meeting: Resolution to authorize the Tax Commissioner to waive penalties and interest on certain unpaid ad valorem taxes and fees Discussion on revising the Public Safety Fee Hire a new audit firm Consider a utility easement Purchase orders for vehicles for the Sheriff's Office and for reconstruction of the Annex … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 4-14-22

Three People Charged with Arson in Walker County

Vehicle on fire

LaFayette, GA - Three people face a charge of arson following a multi-jurisdictional investigation. The Walker County Sheriff’s Office arrested 19-year old Brandon Chase Blakemore of Rossville, 20-year old Jacob Nathan Adkins of LaFayette and 22-year old Ryan Nicolas Adkins of Rossville. Authorities say the arrests stem from an investigation into a series of burglaries, … Continue reading Three People Charged with Arson in Walker County

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 2-10-22

The following occurred at this meeting: -Ordinance amendment to exempt farm wineries from certain restrictions -Resolutions to call for a Referendum on TSPLOST and to sign documents to request emergency assistance to repair Dougherty Gap Road -Purchase Orders for turnout gear and a new vehicle for Fire Rescue -Contract for monitoring of the landfill -January … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 2-10-22

Ivy Street Fire Near Rossville Intentionally Set

House burned down

Atlanta, GA - Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King says a fire in Walker County was intentionally set. The fire occurred at approximately 3:27 a.m. on Sunday, September 19, on Ivy Street near Rossville. The fire heavily damaged an 89-year-old, 928-square-foot residence. “The fire originated on the front exterior wall of the … Continue reading Ivy Street Fire Near Rossville Intentionally Set

Walker County 2021 Patriot Day Service

Walker County held a Patriot Day service to recognize and remember first responders in advance of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack. Students from LaFayette High School’s JROTC and chorus programs participated in the program, along with Walker County Fire Chief Blake Hodge and other local first responders. SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE channel … Continue reading Walker County 2021 Patriot Day Service

Patriot Day Service Planned in Walker County

Walker County Courthouse and citizens

LaFayette, GA - Walker County will hold a Patriot Day service to recognize and remember first responders in advance of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack. The public service, led by Walker County Fire Rescue, begins at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, September 10 in front of the Walker County Courthouse in LaFayette. 9/11 … Continue reading Patriot Day Service Planned in Walker County