Mountain Cove Farms Resort Named ‘Best of the Best’ for 2019

Chickamauga, GA – Customer service, hospitality and communication have rejuvenated Walker County’s Mountain Cove Farms Resort.  Along with a boost in nightly stays at the cabins and Cove House, the resort has become a favorite among brides who yearn to capture a truly unique experience for the wedding of their dreams. Voters across Catoosa, Dade, … Continue reading Mountain Cove Farms Resort Named ‘Best of the Best’ for 2019

“Walker Rocks” Visionary Honored with Chamber Award

Rock Spring, GA – Everywhere he goes, Robert Wardlaw takes the message of why Walker Rocks with him.  His excitement for Walker County’s abundance of exhilarating outdoor experiences knows no equal. Appointed by Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield last March to serve as the county’s Economic and Community Development Director, Wardlaw began examining quality of life … Continue reading “Walker Rocks” Visionary Honored with Chamber Award

Open Gate Days at Lula Lake Land Trust Move to Reservation System

Lookout Mountain, GA - You now need a reservation to visit one of Walker County's most popular recreational attractions. Beginning February 23rd, Lula Lake Land Trust will use a new online reservation system to grant access to Open Gate Days. 85 parking spots will be available via the online reservation system located on the events … Continue reading Open Gate Days at Lula Lake Land Trust Move to Reservation System

Walker County & City of LaFayette Recognized for Tourism Efforts

Cartersville, GA – Walker County’s growing reputation as an outdoor adventure destination just received a boost from regional travel industry professionals.  Northwest Georgia’s Historic High Country Travel Association (HHCTA) recognized Walker Rocks with the 2018 Award for Association Excellence for Best Marketing Campaign. Walker Rocks, a partnership between the Walker County Chamber of Commerce and … Continue reading Walker County & City of LaFayette Recognized for Tourism Efforts

Walker Rocks with Full Weekend of Fall Events

Walker County will be buzzing with activity this weekend, as the county plays host to a variety of memory making events. The activities begin with the BRAG (Bike Ride Across Georgia) tour on Friday. This three-day bicycle ride begins in Chattanooga and ends in Atlanta, after rolling through the Chattanooga Valley, Chickamauga, Rock Spring and … Continue reading Walker Rocks with Full Weekend of Fall Events

Battlefield Outdoors Wins First Walker Rocks Start-Up Challenge Pitch Competition

Chickamauga, GA – Walker Rocks will soon be hitting the road.  David Bridges, owner of Battlefield Outdoors, won a $5,000 grant at the first ever Walker Rocks Start-up Challenge pitch competition.  Bridges competed against two other finalists, selected from a pool of applicants. Bridges pitched the idea of adding a passenger van to his business … Continue reading Battlefield Outdoors Wins First Walker Rocks Start-Up Challenge Pitch Competition

Commissioner Provides 3rd Quarter Update on County Finances & Improvements

Rossville, GA - Walker County Sole Commissioner Shannon Whitfield provided an update on the road to financial recovery at the latest Walker County Chamber of Commerce meeting. Whitfield discussed the 270 day turnaround in cash flow and how the county was able to operate longer in 2018 without a Tax Anticipation Note (TAN) compared to … Continue reading Commissioner Provides 3rd Quarter Update on County Finances & Improvements

Three Finalists Selected for Walker Rocks Start-Up Challenge Pitch Competition

Chickamauga, GA – $5,000 will be on the line later this month when three local entrepreneurs compete in the first ever Walker Rocks Start-up Challenge. The Walker Rocks Start-up Challenge is a pitch competition designed to help a recreational, travel or hospitality business get started or expand in Walker County, building on the momentum created … Continue reading Three Finalists Selected for Walker Rocks Start-Up Challenge Pitch Competition