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52 Miles of Road Paving Planned in Walker County in 2021

Some of Walker County’s roughest roads will be smoothed out in the coming year. The County recently accepted bids on a project to resurface 52-miles of roads in 2021, surpassing the 38-mile paving record set in 2020.

Walker County Courthouse Closed Until December 7, 2020 due to COVID-19

LaFayette, GA - The Walker County Courthouse in LaFayette was ordered closed this morning due to COVID-19. Judge Kristina Cook Graham signed an amendment to the third order declaring a judicial emergency in the Superior Court of Walker County, Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit. The amendment immediately closed the courthouse until 9:00 a.m. on Monday, December … Continue reading Walker County Courthouse Closed Until December 7, 2020 due to COVID-19

Walker County Probate Court Closed due to COVID-19

Updated: Judicial Emergency Order amended to close the Walker County Courthouse LaFayette, GA - Walker County Probate Court will be closed until at least December 7, 2020 due to COVID-19. The Probate Court office is located on the bottom floor of the Walker County Courthouse in LaFayette. Judge Kristina Cook Graham is expected to issue … Continue reading Walker County Probate Court Closed due to COVID-19

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