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

Walker County Receives State Grant to Target Litter and Enhance Community Pride

LaFayette, GA – A state grant just awarded to Walker County will save taxpayers thousands of dollars and keep a valuable community service in operation. The Environmental Protection Division (EPD) of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources approved a “Right of Way Litter Detail” grant for Walker County. Grant funds will offset some of the … Continue reading Walker County Receives State Grant to Target Litter and Enhance Community Pride

Small Fire at Walker County Landfill Kept Contained

Chickamauga, GA – A small fire, about the size of two basketball courts, ignited this afternoon at the Walker County Landfill. The fire occurred around 3:30 p.m. in a contained area. Landfill crews used dirt from a nearby stockpile to smother the fire and create a break to prevent it from spreading. Firefighters with Walker … Continue reading Small Fire at Walker County Landfill Kept Contained

Second Retire Your Tires Amnesty Day Outperforms Original Event

Chickamauga, GA - Hundreds of Walker County residents took advantage of an opportunity to dispose of old, unwanted tires for free Saturday at the Walker County Landfill. The county hosted its second Retire Your Tires Amnesty Day. Residents brought 6,741 tires to the landfill during the seven hour event, including 106 tires from a satellite drop … Continue reading Second Retire Your Tires Amnesty Day Outperforms Original Event

Retire Your Tires Amnesty Day Returns May 19!

Chickamauga, GA - The overwhelming success of last fall's tire amnesty day event prompted county officials to ask the state to green light a sequel. On May 19th, the Retire Your Tires Amnesty Day will return to the Walker County Landfill, 5120 N Marble Top Road, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Car and light truck tires with … Continue reading Retire Your Tires Amnesty Day Returns May 19!

Request for Proposal released for Construction & Demolition Waste Disposal at Walker County Landfill

LaFayette - Walker County Government (WCG) will receive proposals to haul/dispose of Construction and Demolition Waste from the Walker County Landfill facility to a permitted and regulatory compliant disposal facility. The Request for Proposal may be obtained from the following locations: WCG Commissioner’s Office 101 South Duke Street LaFayette, Georgia WCG website Walker County Landfill … Continue reading Request for Proposal released for Construction & Demolition Waste Disposal at Walker County Landfill

Walker County Landfill Offers Free Recycling Day on December 26th

Chickamauga, GA – A “Free Recycling Day” will be offered on Tuesday, December 26th at the Walker County Landfill, 5120 N Marble Top Road, Chickamauga. Residents are encouraged to bring recyclable Christmas related trash, such as wrapping paper, cardboard boxes and greeting cards, to the Landfill between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Other reusable material, including … Continue reading Walker County Landfill Offers Free Recycling Day on December 26th