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

Firefighters pose with a large donation check

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

Walker County to Participate in Operation Green Light in Support of Veterans

The local government services building lit up green

Walker County Government will join a national campaign in support of military veterans during the week of Veterans Day. As part of Operation Green Light, several county buildings will be illuminated green November 7th through the 13th. The new national collaborative is spearheaded by the National Association of Counties and the National Association of County Veteran … Continue reading Walker County to Participate in Operation Green Light in Support of Veterans

Walker County Receives Employee Safety Grant from ACCG Insurance Programs

2 firefighters show off a binderlift, a device used to lift people off the ground

Walker County was recently awarded a $6,000 Employee Safety Grant from ACCG – Group Self-Insurance Workers’ Compensation Fund (ACCG-GSIWCF). The Employee Safety Grant program rewards local governments that foster a culture of workplace safety through additional training, equipment or services. This marks the fourth time Walker County Government has received this award, resulting in roughly $27,347 … Continue reading Walker County Receives Employee Safety Grant from ACCG Insurance Programs

Flu Shots & COVID Boosters Available in Rossville on Wednesday

Flu vaccination

Walk-in influenza and COVID-19 booster shots will be offered in Rossville this week. The Walker County Health Department will provide a vaccination clinic from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26 at the Rossville Athletic Center gym, located at 301 Williams Street in Rossville. The Georgia Department of Public Health reports widespread flu … Continue reading Flu Shots & COVID Boosters Available in Rossville on Wednesday

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