Walker County Commissioner Issues Emergency Order Closing Childcare and Personal Care Services

LaFayette, GA – Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield issued his second Emergency Order aimed at slowing the spread of novel coronavirus, aka COVID-19. The Order requires all non-home based childcare facilities, as defined by the state, and personal care services to close no later than 12:01 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Monday, March 30, 2020. … Continue reading Walker County Commissioner Issues Emergency Order Closing Childcare and Personal Care Services

Proclamation Supporting Second Amendment Rights Issued in Walker County

LaFayette, GA - Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield issued a Proclamation this evening designating March 1st - 7th as Second Amendment Awareness and Celebration Week. The Proclamation publicly acknowledges and reiterates support for the rights provided by the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution. About 40 people turned out to the Commissioner's Meeting on … Continue reading Proclamation Supporting Second Amendment Rights Issued in Walker County

Commissioner Meeting – 2-13-20

Commissioner Whitfield amended the county's Alcohol ordinance to clean up some language dealing with licensing fees, rejected a resolution calling for a vote on changing distance requirements for alcohol sales at restaurants, approved a resolution calling for a vote on SPLOST, review department statistics and other county business matters.