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The McLemore Clubhouse Opens on Lookout Mountain

McLemore, the mountaintop community featuring an 18-hole championship highlands golf course, opened the McLemore Clubhouse this month. It's the first newly constructed building in what will become a village center for the community and guests. In addition to fine, chef-driven dining and premium gathering space, the Clubhouse offers members and guests a premium golf pro … Continue reading The McLemore Clubhouse Opens on Lookout Mountain

Walker County Magistrate Court Closed to the Public until December 7th

LaFayette, GA - Walker County Magistrate Court is closed to the public until December 7th due to COVID-19. Those that need to drop off paperwork in person can still do so. Call 706-638-1217 when you arrive and a team member will come outside to collect it. Additional services are being provided by mail, email or … Continue reading Walker County Magistrate Court Closed to the Public until December 7th

New Residential Development Planned off Happy Valley Road

Rossville, GA - A new residential development is planned in northern Walker County. Hagaman Construction recently received approval for a Planned Unit Development (PUD) at the corner of Happy Valley Road and Battlefield Parkway. "What we're planning here is a nice, walkable community," said Ben Hagaman, President of Hagaman Construction. Early design plans call for … Continue reading New Residential Development Planned off Happy Valley Road

UPDATED: Tax Office in Fairview Closed Until January 4; Assessors Office Closed Until November 30

Fairview, GA – The Walker County Tax Commissioner’s office in Fairview (2012 McFarland Gap Road) will remain closed until January 4, 2021 due to COVID-19. The Rock Spring location (122 Highway 95) is open with limited staffing and public hours. Business can continue to be conducted in person from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., by mail … Continue reading UPDATED: Tax Office in Fairview Closed Until January 4; Assessors Office Closed Until November 30

Commissioner Meeting Audio – 11-19-20

Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield held a public hearing on two proposed ordinances. One would adopt several state minimum codes for construction, while the other would adopt the state code to allow localities to issue permits for temporary fireworks stands. Whitfield also approved an automatic aid agreement for fire protection with Catoosa County, a proclamation for Hospice Month, and signed a resolution authorizing the county to apply for a transit grant.

Walker County Surplus Vehicle & Equipment Auction is November 21st

Chickamauga, GA - Walker County Government will offer for sale to the highest bidder over 70 items including cars and trucks, construction and landscaping equipment, and vehicle accessories this weekend. The auction will be conducted by Potts Auction Company at the Walker County Road Department, 91 Industrial Boulevard in Chickamauga, GA at 10:00 a.m. on … Continue reading Walker County Surplus Vehicle & Equipment Auction is November 21st

The Farmer & the Belle: Saving Santaland, filmed in Walker County, makes its screen debut

A movie filmed primarily on location in Walker County, Georgia in 2019 hits the home video market today. The Farmer & the Belle: Saving Santaland had a four year journey from development to script to screen.

Walker County Assessors Office Closed to the Public until November 30th due to COVID-19

UPDATED on 11/20/20: This office will remain closed until November 30th Rock Spring, GA – The Walker County Assessors office in Rock Spring has closed to the public following a positive case of COVID-19 at this location. The office will be deep cleaned before reopening to the public on November 30th. A handful of team members … Continue reading Walker County Assessors Office Closed to the Public until November 30th due to COVID-19

Risk Limiting Audit, aka Manual Recount, Begins Friday in Walker County

The Risk Limiting Audit, or manual recount, of 29,514 ballots cast in the Presidential Race in Walker County, Georgia will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, November 13, 2020 at the Walker County Civic Center. There will be an observation area for members of the public interesting in watching the hand recount. Danielle Montgomery, Elections … Continue reading Risk Limiting Audit, aka Manual Recount, Begins Friday in Walker County