The Economic Impact of Tourism in Walker County

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LaFayette, GA - 2020 was a tough year for tourism. The COVID-19 pandemic forced the closure or limited operations of many attractions and events across the country, including Rock City and the Honeybee Festival in our region. Prior to the pandemic, Walker County was experiencing considerable tourism growth. Unique outdoor adventures and destinations, one of … Continue reading The Economic Impact of Tourism in Walker County

Solar Eco-Box & Restaurant Rooftop Deck Win Second “Walker Rocks Start-up Challenge”

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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”

Honeybee Bicycle Event Planned in Walker County on May 13th

Honeybee Bicycle Festival

LaFayette, GA – The City of LaFayette, in cooperation with Walker County, the City of Chickamauga and Rock City, will host the inaugural Honeybee Bicycle Ride on May 13th. Proceeds from the Honeybee Bicycle Ride will benefit the LaFayette Recreation Department. Funds will be used to lower registration fees for all youth wanting to play … Continue reading Honeybee Bicycle Event Planned in Walker County on May 13th