LaFayette, GA - Hog Jowl Road from the 193/341 intersection to Andrews Lane will be closed to thru traffic for 90 days beginning Monday, January 27th. A state contractor will be working on a bridge replacement project at Voiles Creek. Detour signs will be posted.
Prior to the Regular Meeting, a Public Hearing was held on a proposed amendment to the County's Alcohol Ordinance. The amendment would make Walker County more business friendly by removing a distance requirement that goes beyond state requirements. Another Public Hearing was held on several zoning requests.
Rock Spring, GA - The Walker County Tax Commissioner’s Office has learned of a potential phone scam targeting property owners with delinquent taxes. Here’s how the scam works. Someone posing as an employee of the Tax Commissioner’s Office calls you stating you owe back taxes that must be paid immediately. They drop the names of … Continue reading Walker County Tax Commissioner’s Office Warns of Imposter Scam
Rock Spring, GA – New home construction in unincorporated Walker County posted modest gains in 2019, with the size and value of homes being built continuing to grow. Data recently released by the Walker County Planning Office shows a 3% increase in the number of new single family home construction permits issued last year. Housing … Continue reading New Home Construction in Walker County Posts Modest Gains in 2019
Prior to the Regular Meeting, a Public Hearing was held on a proposed amendment to the County's Alcohol Ordinance. The amendment would make Walker County more business friendly by removing distance requirement that go above and beyond state requirements.
Pictured are Dr. Darren Crutcher, Dr. Ryan Bandy & Sandy Weathers from Ridgeland Honors Academy Chickamauga, GA - The Honors Academy at Ridgeland High School recently made a large donation to the Walker County Animal Shelter. The donation included 40 blankets, 80 bottles of bleach, 40 dog toys, 40 cats toys, 100 bags of treats … Continue reading Ridgeland Honors Academy Makes Large Donation to Walker County Animal Shelter
Lookout Mountain, GA - Travel along a section of Nickajack Road has been temporarily reduced to one lane. Land near a curve in the road recently shifted and needs to be stabilized so that it doesn’t impact the integrity of the road. A portable red light system has been installed to keep traffic moving up and … Continue reading Travel Reduced To One Lane Along Section of Nickajack Road
Walker County Extension will host a Fruit Tree Field Day on January 24th and participate in the northwest Georgia area corn and soybean production meeting on February 3rd.
Walker County was recently awarded a $9,347.66 Employee Safety Grant from ACCG.
A “Free Recycling Day” will be offered on Thursday, December 26th at the Walker County Landfill, 5120 N Marble Top Road, Chickamauga.