Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 12-30-21

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

Robert Wardlaw, Walker County Economic Development Director, to Retire

LaFayette, GA – Robert Wardlaw, who has led Walker County Government’s economic and community development efforts over the past four years, formally announced today he will retire at the end of the year. “As our Economic and Community Development Director, Robert brought a level of professionalism and credibility to the position that elevated our ability … Continue reading Robert Wardlaw, Walker County Economic Development Director, to Retire

“Walker Rocks” Visionary Honored with Chamber Award

Rock Spring, GA – Everywhere he goes, Robert Wardlaw takes the message of why Walker Rocks with him.  His excitement for Walker County’s abundance of exhilarating outdoor experiences knows no equal. Appointed by Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield last March to serve as the county’s Economic and Community Development Director, Wardlaw began examining quality of life … Continue reading “Walker Rocks” Visionary Honored with Chamber Award

Walker County & City of LaFayette Recognized for Tourism Efforts

Cartersville, GA – Walker County’s growing reputation as an outdoor adventure destination just received a boost from regional travel industry professionals.  Northwest Georgia’s Historic High Country Travel Association (HHCTA) recognized Walker Rocks with the 2018 Award for Association Excellence for Best Marketing Campaign. Walker Rocks, a partnership between the Walker County Chamber of Commerce and … Continue reading Walker County & City of LaFayette Recognized for Tourism Efforts

With Growth In Mind, Whitfield Announce Staffing Changes for Walker County Government

LaFayette, GA – Walker County Sole Commissioner Shannon Whitfield is excited to announce two new members to his administration, as the county pivots from debt management as a primary focus to laying the foundation for sustainable growth.  Robert Wardlaw has been named Economic and Community Development Director and Matt Williamson has been named Legal and … Continue reading With Growth In Mind, Whitfield Announce Staffing Changes for Walker County Government