LaFayette, GA – Following the success of Mask Up Monday, Walker County is partnering with the three Cherokee Regional Library branches in the county to distribute additional face coverings. Beginning today, the Chickamauga, LaFayette and Rossville library branches will have free face coverings to hand out to the public on a limited basis. Each library … Continue reading Walker County Partners with Local Library Branches to Distribute Face Coverings to Combat COVID-19
Rossville, GA - The four branches of the Cherokee Regional Library System (CHRL) reopened to the public this week with limited hours and new restrictions in the wake of COVID-19. The system closed seven weeks ago in a regional effort to slow the spread of the virus. CHRL is the first library system in … Continue reading Cherokee Regional Library Branches Reopen; Walker County to Increase Funding to Enhance Services
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”
Chickamauga, GA - Walker County welcomes over 3,800 athletes to the area for this Sunday’s IRONMAN 70.3 event. A majority of the 56-mile bicycle portion of the triathlon will once again trek through Walker County. Cyclists will enter Walker County on Highway 193, where a new “Walker County Welcomes You” sign will greet them. Athletes … Continue reading Ironman 70.3 Event Returns to Walker County This Weekend
The final community forum from February 2019 occurred in Chickamauga. Commissioner Shannon Whitfield answered questions centered around trash, blight, roads, industry and other topics.
Chickamauga, GA – A section of Five Points Road will be closed to thru traffic March 4th – 8th. Utility crews will close Five Points between Hamel Drive and Johnson Road from 8:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Workers will be replacing 2” water lines with 6” water mains, to accommodate additional fire hydrants in the … Continue reading Five Points Road Closed March 4th-8th
Chickamauga, GA - Thousands of visitors will converge on Walker County this weekend to experience a popular triathlon, along with music, dancing, artisan demonstrations and a car show. This year's Ironman 70.3 event will follow Down Home Days in Chickamauga. The Chickamauga Lions Club kicks off the weekend with the kid friendly festival on Saturday, May 19th. … Continue reading Ironman 70.3 & Down Home Days Return to Walker County This Weekend
Chickamauga, GA - One of Walker County's four cities was recently recognized by Georgia Trend magazine with a Live, Work, Play award. Chickamauga, and just eight other cities across the entire state of Georgia, earned the designation. Doing so puts Chickamauga in the same quality of life conversation as powerhouse cities like Cartersville, Athens and Decatur. The … Continue reading Georgia Trend Recognizes Chickamauga as “Live, Work, Play” City