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P52’s Passion for Service Shines in Walker County

Rock Spring, GA - A partnership between Walker County Government and Project 52 (P52) continues to produce positive outcomes for the county, the non-profit organization and the residents being served. In 2017, Walker County refocused efforts to enforce existing property maintenance codes. Code Enforcement officers found 1,469 violations dealing with things like trash, debris and … Continue reading P52’s Passion for Service Shines in Walker County

Let’s Put a Lid on Litter

As we approach Earth Day, let's talk about litter for a moment.   Since 2017, our litter crew has picked up more than 580,000 pounds of roadside trash! Despite the pandemic, 2020 was a record year for litter pick-up and 2021 is currently on pace to be even worse.   Listen to your friends and … Continue reading Let’s Put a Lid on Litter

SKYWARN Storm Spotter Training Class Available for Walker and Dade County Residents

Rock Spring, GA  – Walker County’s Emergency Management Agency will partner with the National Weather Service (NWS) in Peachtree City and Dade County EMA to host a free SKYWARN Storm Spotter training class at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 22. The class is open to anyone in the public with an interest in weather. Amateur … Continue reading SKYWARN Storm Spotter Training Class Available for Walker and Dade County Residents

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 4-8-21

The following occurred at this meeting: Public Hearing on a rezoning request off Happy Valley Road Public Hearing on issuance of revenue bonds for the Walker County Development Authority Update on library operations from Lecia Eubanks, Director of the Cherokee Regional Library System Resolution 11 to approve the issuance of revenue bonds for the Walker … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 4-8-21

New Hours at the Walker County COVID-19 Vaccine Hotline Starting Monday

The hours have changed at the Walker County COVID-19 Vaccine Hotline, effective March 29, 2021. If you need assistance, staff is now available Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. You can also schedule an appointment online at your convenience at the Catoosa-Dade-Walker Vaccination Station at the Colonnade in Ringgold. … Continue reading New Hours at the Walker County COVID-19 Vaccine Hotline Starting Monday

Walker County Opening Storm Shelters, Activating the EOC and Canceling Meetings Ahead of Severe Weather

Four public shelters will open at 3:00 p.m. today in Walker County for those in need of a safe location to stay as severe weather passes through the area. Walker County CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) will handle staffing at the following shelters: Walker County Civic Center and Ag Center, 10052 N Highway 27, Rock … Continue reading Walker County Opening Storm Shelters, Activating the EOC and Canceling Meetings Ahead of Severe Weather

Evening Hours Added this Friday at the Catoosa-Dade-Walker Vaccination Station

Working adults, high school students and other northwest Georgia residents who want a COVID-19 vaccine now have an evening option. The Catoosa-Dade-Walker Vaccination Station at the Colonnade will open from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. this Friday, March 26. 900 appointments are now available for Friday’s vaccination event at the Colonnade, 264 Catoosa Circle in Ringgold. The new … Continue reading Evening Hours Added this Friday at the Catoosa-Dade-Walker Vaccination Station

Catoosa, Dade and Walker Counties Launch Regional COVID-19 “Vaccination Station” at the Colonnade

(Ringgold, GA - March 22, 2021) A partnership between Catoosa, Dade and Walker Counties will expand access to COVID-19 vaccines for northwest Georgia residents. The Catoosa-Dade-Walker Vaccination Station at the Colonnade launches this week with several thousand vaccination appointments available on Wednesday, March 24 and Thursday, March 25. The three counties combined resources to offer … Continue reading Catoosa, Dade and Walker Counties Launch Regional COVID-19 “Vaccination Station” at the Colonnade

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 3-11-21

At this meeting, the board considered resolutions to appoint a part-time board clerk, waive penalties or interest on unpaid ad valorem taxes, support revenue bonds for an apartment development and make appointments to the Planning Commission and Historic Preservation Commission. SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE channel to watch this meeting. http://walkercountyga.gov/tag/podcast/feed