Walker County Landfill to Host Mulch Mania October 21-23

Chickamauga, GA – A large pile of storm debris will soon be chipped into mulch, finding new life in local gardens and landscaping. On October 21-23, the Walker County Landfill will host Mulch Mania, providing heavily discounted mulch to the community. During Mulch Mania, Walker County residents can receive up to a loader bucket of … Continue reading Walker County Landfill to Host Mulch Mania October 21-23

Walker County Health Department Now Offering Flu and COVID Vaccines

This information comes from the Northwest Georgia Public Health District: Rome, GA - Public health officials with the Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District are urging Northwest Georgians to protect themselves, their families, and those around them by getting vaccinated against influenza as the state enters flu season while still battling coronavirus. “COVID-19 … Continue reading Walker County Health Department Now Offering Flu and COVID Vaccines

Probate Court Scheduled to Reopen Wednesday, October 6

LaFayette, GA - An engineer who inspected the Walker County Courthouse today gave preliminary approval for Probate Court to reopen Wednesday, October 6. Probate Court will remain closed on Monday and Tuesday next week. Essential business can be conducted virtually or by calling 706-638-2852. A weekend vehicle crash damaged the Probate Court offices at the Courthouse. … Continue reading Probate Court Scheduled to Reopen Wednesday, October 6

Walker County Probate Court Office Closed After Damage from Vehicle Crash

LaFayette - Walker County's Probate Court office has been ordered closed the rest of the week following damage from a weekend vehicle crash. Around 1:45 a.m. Saturday morning, the driver of a Chevy Trailblazer lost control of his vehicle, crashed into a decorative wall in front of the Walker County Courthouse before slamming into the … Continue reading Walker County Probate Court Office Closed After Damage from Vehicle Crash

Ivy Street Fire Near Rossville Intentionally Set

Atlanta, GA - Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King says a fire in Walker County was intentionally set. The fire occurred at approximately 3:27 a.m. on Sunday, September 19, on Ivy Street near Rossville. The fire heavily damaged an 89-year-old, 928-square-foot residence. “The fire originated on the front exterior wall of the … Continue reading Ivy Street Fire Near Rossville Intentionally Set

Walker County 2021 Patriot Day Service

Walker County held a Patriot Day service to recognize and remember first responders in advance of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack. Students from LaFayette High School’s JROTC and chorus programs participated in the program, along with Walker County Fire Chief Blake Hodge and other local first responders. SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE channel … Continue reading Walker County 2021 Patriot Day Service

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 9-9-21

The following occurred at this meeting: -Public hearing on the FY2022 Budget -Rezone of property on Happy Valley Road from I to R3 -Proclamations for Patriot Day and Constitution Week -Approval of the FY2022 Budget -Purchase orders for a vehicle for the District Attorney and Fire Suppression system at the courthouse SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 9-9-21

Second COVID-19 Vaccination Event Planned at Rossville Athletic Center September 17

Rossville, GA - The Walker County Health Department will host a second COVID-19 vaccination event at the Rossville Athletic Center gym, located at 301 Williams Street in Rossville, from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Friday, September 17. Those who attended the vaccination event in August can return for their second dose, while those who missed … Continue reading Second COVID-19 Vaccination Event Planned at Rossville Athletic Center September 17

Town Hall Planned on Affordable Workforce Housing Development

Rossville, GA - Due to renewed interest and inaccurate information being spread in the community about a proposed affordable workforce housing development, a town hall meeting on the Gateway at Rossville project will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, September 13 at the Walker County Civic Center, 10052 Highway 27 in Rock Spring. Walker County … Continue reading Town Hall Planned on Affordable Workforce Housing Development