Nearly 3,400 Walker County Customers to be Equipped for Fiber Internet

LaFayette, GA - Nearly 3,400 homes and businesses in unserved and underserved parts of Walker County will, for the first time, be equipped for high-speed fiber internet. The nearly $11.3 million project to provide fiber internet to LaFayette, Kensington, Noble, Villanow and nearby parts of Walker County is expected to be completed by 2024. It … Continue reading Nearly 3,400 Walker County Customers to be Equipped for Fiber Internet

Rural Broadband & McLemore Development Town Hall Meetings on October 10

Walker County Government, in partnership with Kinetic by Windstream, will address the deployment of a Fiber-to-the-Premises (FTTP) solution to 3,339 homes and businesses in rural Walker County during a Town Hall meeting October 10. The project involves extending 323 miles of fiber throughout the Armuchee Valley, Center Post and Kensington communities, among other locations. “This … Continue reading Rural Broadband & McLemore Development Town Hall Meetings on October 10

Walker County Government Awarded Multi-million Dollar Grant to Improve Rural Broadband Access

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LaFayette, GA - Walker County Government will receive more than $6.2 million to improve broadband access in unserved and underserved communities. Georgia’s Broadband Infrastructure Committee selected Walker County’s proposal to expand gigabit access throughout the southern half of the county as one of 49 American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant projects. Walker County will collaborate … Continue reading Walker County Government Awarded Multi-million Dollar Grant to Improve Rural Broadband Access

Walker County Branch Libraries to Increase Public Access in Response to COVID-19

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LaFayette, GA - The three Walker County branches of the Cherokee Regional Library System will begin providing enhanced services to the community on Monday, August 24th. The Chickamauga, LaFayette-Walker County and Rossville Public Libraries will more than double daily operational hours, provide seven day a week services and in person tutoring for the remainder of … Continue reading Walker County Branch Libraries to Increase Public Access in Response to COVID-19