Celebrate Small Business Saturday in Walker County

Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield issued a proclamation naming today as Small Business Saturday in Walker County.  Whitfield encourages all citizens and visitors to Walker County to participate by supporting local stores, businesses, restaurants and other independent merchants.

Rossville Receives Highly Competitive “Rural Zone” Tax Credit to Attract New Investment Downtown

Rossville, GA – The City of Rossville will receive assistance from the State of Georgia to lure more private investment into its downtown.  The Georgia Department of Community Affairs and the Georgia Department of Economic Development recently designated Rossville as a “Rural Zone,” establishing a portfolio of tax incentives for new investors and business owners.  … Continue reading Rossville Receives Highly Competitive “Rural Zone” Tax Credit to Attract New Investment Downtown

Walker Rocks Start Up Challenge Seeks Applicants for Round 2

Rock Spring, GA – Dozens of companies with a household name have been started with a great idea and a little seed money.  If you have a winning concept, the Walker County Chamber of Commerce wants to hear from you. Round 2 of the Walker Rocks Start Up Challenge kicks off today.  The grant competition … Continue reading Walker Rocks Start Up Challenge Seeks Applicants for Round 2

Walker County’s Erlanger Fee to be Eliminated

LaFayette, GA - Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield made an important announcement this morning that will benefit every property owner in Walker County. Whitfield proclaimed an end to the Public Health Facilities and Services fee, the ordinance created to pay down the county’s debt to Erlanger Health System over the course of three years.  “We … Continue reading Walker County’s Erlanger Fee to be Eliminated