Tennessee American Water Awards $1,000 to Walker County Fire Rescue

Tennessee American Water has awarded, through its Firefighting Support Grant program, over $15,000 to 16 fire departments in the region, including Walker, Catoosa and Dade Counties in Georgia and Hamilton, Marion, and Sequatchie Counties in Tennessee. The grants provide supplemental funding to fire and emergency organizations supporting Tennessee American Water’s service areas. Tennessee American Water’s Firefighting … Continue reading Tennessee American Water Awards $1,000 to Walker County Fire Rescue

Scenic Land Company Provides Information on McLemore’s Economic Impact

Lookout Mountain, GA - Scenic Land Company, parent company of the McLemore resort community on Lookout Mountain delivered information regarding economic impact factors related to the launch of multiple developments at McLemore, including The Cloudland Lodge, a 245-room Curio by Hilton hotel, conference center and spa. Led by Scenic Land Company president Duane Horton, the … Continue reading Scenic Land Company Provides Information on McLemore’s Economic Impact

Nearly 3,400 Walker County Customers to be Equipped for Fiber Internet

LaFayette, GA - Nearly 3,400 homes and businesses in unserved and underserved parts of Walker County will, for the first time, be equipped for high-speed fiber internet. The nearly $11.3 million project to provide fiber internet to LaFayette, Kensington, Noble, Villanow and nearby parts of Walker County is expected to be completed by 2024. It … Continue reading Nearly 3,400 Walker County Customers to be Equipped for Fiber Internet

Walker County Board of Commissioners Approve Millage Rate Lower Than Originally Proposed

LaFayette, GA (September 2, 2022) – The Walker County Board of Commissioners adopted a millage rate for 2022 below what was originally proposed. Citing a desire to hold firm on taxes, the board unanimously approved a property tax rate that will be the lowest since 2013. The new millage rate of 6.8283 mills in the … Continue reading Walker County Board of Commissioners Approve Millage Rate Lower Than Originally Proposed

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

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

Walker County to Roll Back Millage Rate to Lowest Level Since 2013

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The Walker County Board of Commissioners will hold three public hearings in August and September to provide citizens with a better understanding of a proposed millage rate reduction to offset the impact of higher property appraisals. Surging home sales have continued to enhance the value of many properties in Walker County, resulting in an average … Continue reading Walker County to Roll Back Millage Rate to Lowest Level Since 2013