LaFayette, GA – Following the success of Mask Up Monday, Walker County is partnering with the three Cherokee Regional Library branches in the county to distribute additional face coverings. Beginning today, the Chickamauga, LaFayette and Rossville library branches will have free face coverings to hand out to the public on a limited basis. Each library … Continue reading Walker County Partners with Local Library Branches to Distribute Face Coverings to Combat COVID-19
Rossville, GA - The four branches of the Cherokee Regional Library System (CHRL) reopened to the public this week with limited hours and new restrictions in the wake of COVID-19. The system closed seven weeks ago in a regional effort to slow the spread of the virus. CHRL is the first library system in … Continue reading Cherokee Regional Library Branches Reopen; Walker County to Increase Funding to Enhance Services
Rossville, GA – Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield announced the next phase to enhance public safety and fire protection in the county today. Whitfield unveiled plans to reopen Station 7 in the Fairview community as a 24/7/365 operation. “We have had a need for an additional fire station in northern Walker County for a long … Continue reading Walker County to Reopen Fairview Fire Station as 24/7/365 Operation on August 20th
Topics include proclamations for Hunger Free & Hospice Month, an appointment to the County Attorney position, North Georgia Region I Emergency Medical Services Council and Rossville Library Board and the surplusing of old voting machine equipment.
Rossville, GA – The City of Rossville will receive assistance from the State of Georgia to lure more private investment into its downtown. The Georgia Department of Community Affairs and the Georgia Department of Economic Development recently designated Rossville as a “Rural Zone,” establishing a portfolio of tax incentives for new investors and business owners. … Continue reading Rossville Receives Highly Competitive “Rural Zone” Tax Credit to Attract New Investment Downtown
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”
LaFayette / Rossville, GA - The cities of LaFayette and Rossville have been selected to participate in the next cohort of the Georgia Initiative for Community Housing (GICH). The public-private program assists the economic viability of a community by developing strategic housing-related solutions. GICH will guide a housing committee team of over two-dozen individuals, engaged … Continue reading LaFayette & Rossville Selected for Housing Program
Rossville group to receive $20,000 to fund the John Ross Commons park and pond improvements and create an outdoor eco learning lab in Rossville.
Release from the Cherokee Regional Library System: LaFayette, GA - Beginning August 1st, Walker County residents will have increased access to two of its public library branches. The LaFayette-Walker County Public library will be open an additional four hours each week, on Thursday and Friday mornings. The additional hours means LaFayette branch will now open … Continue reading Expanded Library Hours at LaFayette and Rossville Branches
Community Forum in Rossville concerning junk, blight and other issues.