Walker 180 for September 2022

A millage rate reduction, our firefighters train their foreign counterparts overseas and the Ag Festival returns... all in this month's edition of Walker 180! Sign up for the blood drive here: https://donor.bloodassurance.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/144439 SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE channel to watch the video version of this production. http://walkercountyga.gov/tag/podcast/feed

Meet Our New Accelerant Detection Canine Team

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Walker County Fire Marshal Scott Forrest now has a partner he takes with him whenever he's called out to investigate a fire. Forrest and Dozer, a one-year old lab, serve as the county's first ever Accelerant Detection Canine Team. Dozer received several months of training before being partnered with Forrest. The two then worked together to … Continue reading Meet Our New Accelerant Detection Canine Team

Walker County Receives $107,091 from ACCG for Employee Safety Enhancements

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Walker County recently received a $107,091 check representing its share of a $6 million special cash distribution from the ACCG - Group Self-Insurance Workers’ Compensation Fund (GSIWCF).  ACCG is Georgia’s county association and works on behalf of county officials and their communities by providing public policy and legislative advocacy, leadership development, civic and community engagement initiatives, … Continue reading Walker County Receives $107,091 from ACCG for Employee Safety Enhancements

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

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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