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

Walker County Fire Rescue Responds to Early Morning Fire at Landfill

Chickamauga, GA - A recently filled area of the Walker County Landfill caught fire early this morning. Around 2:00 a.m., material that had been brought to the landfill Tuesday flared up in the Construction and Demolition section, where building waste such as lumber, glass and brick is disposed. Firefighters with Walker County Fire Rescue used … Continue reading Walker County Fire Rescue Responds to Early Morning Fire at Landfill

Latest “Retire Your Tires” Amnesty Day Achieves Record Turnout

Chickamauga, GA – Before the gates even opened last Saturday, the crew working Walker County’s latest Retire Your Tires Amnesty Day knew the event would be bustling.  Vehicles were lined up and down Marble Top Road waiting to get in to the Walker County Landfill to dispose of tires for free.  “We actually opened early because people … Continue reading Latest “Retire Your Tires” Amnesty Day Achieves Record Turnout

Landfill Hours Updated as Enforcement Begins for Unsecured & Uncovered Loads

Chickamauga, GA - In an effort to improve the customer experience, the Walker County Landfill will begin opening to the public on Wednesdays, effective immediately.  The move comes as the county adjusts gate hours at the landfill to make public access times more consistent and less confusing.  Effective April 15th, gate hours will run 8:00 a.m. to … Continue reading Landfill Hours Updated as Enforcement Begins for Unsecured & Uncovered Loads

New Landfill Hours Effective April 15th

Chickamauga, GA - In an effort to improve the customer experience, the Walker County Landfill will begin opening to the public on Wednesdays, starting the week of April 15th.  The move comes as the county adjusts gate hours at the landfill to make public access times more consistent and less confusing. Effective April 15th, gate hours will … Continue reading New Landfill Hours Effective April 15th

Commissioner Provides 3rd Quarter Update on County Finances & Improvements

Rossville, GA - Walker County Sole Commissioner Shannon Whitfield provided an update on the road to financial recovery at the latest Walker County Chamber of Commerce meeting. Whitfield discussed the 270 day turnaround in cash flow and how the county was able to operate longer in 2018 without a Tax Anticipation Note (TAN) compared to … Continue reading Commissioner Provides 3rd Quarter Update on County Finances & Improvements