Listen to a public hearing on two proposed ordinances. One would create a Special Events Permit to require event planners to coordinate with first responders. The other would require inoperable, uninsured vehicles to be stored behind a resident’s home and also require household garbage be placed in plastic or galvanized containers until collected.
Walker County was recently awarded a $9,347.66 Employee Safety Grant from ACCG.
Rock Spring, GA – Dozens of companies with a household name have been started with a great idea and a little seed money. If you have a winning concept, the Walker County Chamber of Commerce wants to hear from you. Round 2 of the Walker Rocks Start Up Challenge kicks off today. The grant competition … Continue reading Walker Rocks Start Up Challenge Seeks Applicants for Round 2
Chickamauga, GA - The Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation has awarded Walker County Emergency Services (WCES) a grant valued at $14,385. The funds will be used to purchase 21 Seek Thermal Imaging Cameras (TICs) and accessories. WCES currently has eight TICs in its inventory, but only six are operational and in service. “With 19 fire … Continue reading Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation Grant Aids Walker County Firefighters
Chickamauga, GA - Walker County Emergency Services (WCES) received a $2,700 fire prevention grant today from FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers. Dale Miller, a field engineer with FM Global, presented the award to Fire Marshal Paul Linder, along with other WCES team members. The grant will fund the purchase of … Continue reading FM Global Grant Keeps Sparky the Fire Dog Programs in Walker County
Rock Spring, GA - Walker County residents just got a little safer. Emergency crews joined forces today to make upgrades to the county’s Automated External Defibrillator (AED) program. Walker County Emergency Management used a portion of a Georgia Emergency Management grant to replace AED batteries in 23 Walker County Sheriff’s Office patrol cars. Deputies often … Continue reading WALKER COUNTY EXPANDS & UPDATES AED PROGRAM