Updated at 8:45 a.m. on September 14 to reflect new numbers and information. A Walker County couple faces charges of animal cruelty after the discovery of nearly 200 dogs, pigs, rabbits and chickens on their property, many living in unsanitary conditions and without shelter. 57-year old Patty Bryant and her husband, 72-year old Jerry Bryant, … Continue reading Animal Welfare Check Leads to Two Arrests at Home with Nearly 200 Animals
The following occurred at this meeting: -No action items SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE channel to watch this video. http://walkercountyga.gov/tag/podcast/feed
In order to preserve 911 for emergency calls, an automated attendant has been established to help direct non-emergency calls made to 706-375-7810. Too often, our 911 dispatchers are answering calls about things like power outages, stray animals and where to pay a ticket. While these issues need to be reported, they are not emergencies and … Continue reading Changes to the Non-Emergency Line
Rossville, GA - Two people stand accused of animal cruelty following the discovery of a hoarding case over the weekend in north Walker County. A deputy with the Walker County Sheriff’s Office made the find while looking for a suspect at 1906 Blossom Road on an unrelated case Saturday. While searching the residence, the deputy … Continue reading Two Arrested in Animal Cruelty Case in Walker County
The following occurred at this meeting: -Appointments to the following: Planning Commission, Water & Sewerage Authority, Animal Control Board, Alcoholic Beverage Commission -Temporary moratorium on new large scale commercial poultry house operations -Local marketing organization agreement with the Chamber -Personal services contract with Robert Wardlaw -Purchase orders for police radios, trucks and a Gradall SUBSCRIBE … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 12-30-21
Commissioner Whitfield amended the county's Alcohol ordinance to clean up some language dealing with licensing fees, rejected a resolution calling for a vote on changing distance requirements for alcohol sales at restaurants, approved a resolution calling for a vote on SPLOST, review department statistics and other county business matters.