Walker County to Launch Brownfield Assessment Program

LaFayette, GA - Walker County and the cities of Chickamauga, LaFayette and Rossville will share a $500,000 grant from the United States Environmental Protection Agency to perform brownfield assessments and develop cleanup plans on up to 30 sites. A number of sites will be assessed with redevelopment in mind. They include the Crystal Springs Print … Continue reading Walker County to Launch Brownfield Assessment Program

Walker County Tax Commissioner Office in Fairview closed May 10th and May 11th due to repairs

Due to safety concerns, the Walker County Tax Commissioner’s Office in Fairview (2012 McFarland Gap Road) will be closed Tuesday, May 10th and Wednesday, May 11th for roof replacement. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. The Fairview office will reopen for normal business hours 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 12, … Continue reading Walker County Tax Commissioner Office in Fairview closed May 10th and May 11th due to repairs

Walker Transit Expands Hours, Adds Saturday Service

Walker County Government will expand transit operations later this month to include additional weekday hours and Saturday service. Beginning May 14, Walker Transit will offer trips on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. “We look forward to this new growth and the opportunity it brings to serve the transportation needs of the citizens of … Continue reading Walker Transit Expands Hours, Adds Saturday Service

Walker County Animal Shelter to Hold Second Free Vaccination Clinic on April 30th

Chickamauga, GA - The Walker County Animal Shelter will hold an additional free pet vaccination clinic on Saturday, April 30th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. In order to encourage pet parents to keep their pets up to date on vaccinations, Petco Love has provided free pet vaccines to the Walker County Animal Shelter for … Continue reading Walker County Animal Shelter to Hold Second Free Vaccination Clinic on April 30th

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

Our Team: Walker County E-911 Dispatchers are Unsung Heroes

In honor of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, please join us in recognizing all of our E-911 Dispatchers for the hard work and dedication they exhibit serving Walker County. We are proud to have each of you on our team. You are the unsung heroes of public safety. Each team member listed below received the … Continue reading Our Team: Walker County E-911 Dispatchers are Unsung Heroes

Holly Weber Recognized with the Theresa Parker Dispatcher of the Year Award in Walker County

Rock Spring, GA - One of Holly Weber’s first calls on the job was truly heartbreaking. The Walker County E-911 dispatcher tried to help a 36-year old man, who ultimately succumbed to a heart attack.  Over the past three years, Weber has been on the receiving end of many other memorable calls, always keeping calm … Continue reading Holly Weber Recognized with the Theresa Parker Dispatcher of the Year Award in Walker County

Three People Charged with Arson in Walker County

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

Walker County Government Issues Support for New CHI Memorial Georgia Hospital

LaFayette, GA - The Walker County Board of Commissioners submitted a second letter to the Georgia Department of Community Health in support of CHI Memorial's proposal to replace its existing hospital serving northwest Georgia. The Board prepared an initial letter last month as part of CHI Memorial's application for a certificate of need to operate … Continue reading Walker County Government Issues Support for New CHI Memorial Georgia Hospital