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Whitfield Names David Gottlieb to Legal and Policy Director Position in Walker County Government

LaFayette, GA – Walker County Sole Commissioner Shannon Whitfield is pleased to announce the hiring of David Gottlieb.  The LaFayette attorney is leaving his private practice to serve the community as Walker County Government’s Legal & Policy Director. Along with handling the day to day legal affairs of the county, Gottlieb will be tasked with … Continue reading Whitfield Names David Gottlieb to Legal and Policy Director Position in Walker County Government

Veterans Day Celebrations To Honor Walker County Service Members

LaFayette, GA – Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield recently signed a proclamation to honor local veterans and remember those who fought valiantly to protect our freedoms. Over the next two weeks, several events will take place in our community to celebrate service members: November 2nd – Tribute to America for Catoosa and Walker County 1:00 … Continue reading Veterans Day Celebrations To Honor Walker County Service Members

Rossville Receives Highly Competitive “Rural Zone” Tax Credit to Attract New Investment Downtown

Rossville, GA – The City of Rossville will receive assistance from the State of Georgia to lure more private investment into its downtown.  The Georgia Department of Community Affairs and the Georgia Department of Economic Development recently designated Rossville as a “Rural Zone,” establishing a portfolio of tax incentives for new investors and business owners.  … Continue reading Rossville Receives Highly Competitive “Rural Zone” Tax Credit to Attract New Investment Downtown

Town/Gown Project Improves Community Fire Readiness in Walker County, GA

Rock Spring, GA - Several students have added fire safety to their class schedule this fall.  Walker County Fire Rescue and Georgia Northwestern Technical College are partnering with First Alert, along with Campus Firewatch and the Michael H. Minger Foundation, to participate in the third annual Town/Gown Fire Safety Community Service Project.  Students and residents … Continue reading Town/Gown Project Improves Community Fire Readiness in Walker County, GA

Fall Tire Amnesty Day set for November 2nd

Chickamauga, GA - Following the success of April’s Retire Your Tires Amnesty Day, Walker County Government scheduled a second event this year.  The additional tire amnesty day event will be offered from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 2nd at the Walker County Landfill. 629 Walker County residents took advantage of the program earlier this … Continue reading Fall Tire Amnesty Day set for November 2nd

Solar Eco-Box & Restaurant Rooftop Deck Win Second “Walker Rocks Start-up Challenge”

Rock Spring, GA – Plans for a storytelling box in Rossville and outdoor rooftop dining space in Chickamauga split the top prize in the second round of the Walker Rocks Start-up Challenge. Susan Wells with Rossville Redev Workshop, Kevin Martin with Phil’s Primetime Pizza and three other finalists received three minutes to pitch their ideas … Continue reading Solar Eco-Box & Restaurant Rooftop Deck Win Second “Walker Rocks Start-up Challenge”

LaFayette & Rossville Selected for Housing Program

LaFayette / Rossville, GA - The cities of LaFayette and Rossville have been selected to participate in the next cohort of the Georgia Initiative for Community Housing (GICH).  The public-private program assists the economic viability of a community by developing strategic housing-related solutions. GICH will guide a housing committee team of over two-dozen individuals, engaged … Continue reading LaFayette & Rossville Selected for Housing Program

November Dates Added for Low Cost Pet Care Services

Rock Spring, GA – My Kids Have Paws will return to Walker County in November to host additional spay/neuter + walk-in vaccine clinics.  The Dalton-based clinic offers many common preventative shots at a low cost to the public. The My Kids Have Paws mobile clinic will set up shop at the Walker County Ag Center on Tuesday November 5th and Wednesday … Continue reading November Dates Added for Low Cost Pet Care Services