Walker County Fire Rescue Crews Bring Injured Hiker to Safety

Lafayette, GA - Units with Walker County Fire Rescue helped bring a hiker with a broken leg to safety late Saturday afternoon. Emergency crews received a call around 5:30 p.m. that a 30-year old woman had fallen at the Keown Falls overlook.  The hiker was about eight-tenths of a mile down a trail. When rescue … Continue reading Walker County Fire Rescue Crews Bring Injured Hiker to Safety

Two Hikers Rescued from Swift Moving Water in Walker County

Villanow, GA – First responders in Walker County rescued two men this morning trapped by the swift moving waters of East Armuchee Creek. Firefighters with Walker County Fire Rescue and the Georgia Department of Corrections, along with deputies from the Walker County Sheriff’s Office, responded to a call for help at 8:49 a.m. coming from … Continue reading Two Hikers Rescued from Swift Moving Water in Walker County

Animal Shelter Lands New Manager

Stephanie McTaggart Promoted to Animal Shelter Manager

CHICKAMAUGA, GA - Stephanie McTaggart took over management duties at the Walker County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center this morning. Her promotion was announced during a Shelter staff meeting. McTaggart will be tasked with overseeing day to day operations, carrying out projects to improve animal adoptions and spay/neuter in the community, reduce euthanasia and coordinate … Continue reading Animal Shelter Lands New Manager