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

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

Walker County Partners with Local Library Branches to Distribute Face Coverings to Combat COVID-19

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

Cherokee Regional Library Branches Reopen; Walker County to Increase Funding to Enhance Services

  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

Walker County to Reopen Fairview Fire Station as 24/7/365 Operation on August 20th

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

Rossville Receives Highly Competitive “Rural Zone” Tax Credit to Attract New Investment Downtown

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

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

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 Selected for Housing Program

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

Expanded Library Hours at LaFayette and Rossville Branches

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