Walker County Receives Employee Safety Grant from ACCG Insurance Programs

Walker County was recently awarded a $6,000 Employee Safety Grant from ACCG – Group Self-Insurance Workers’ Compensation Fund (ACCG-GSIWCF). The Employee Safety Grant program rewards local governments that foster a culture of workplace safety through additional training, equipment or services. This marks the fourth time Walker County Government has received this award, resulting in roughly $27,347 … Continue reading Walker County Receives Employee Safety Grant from ACCG Insurance Programs

Walker County Receives $107,091 from ACCG for Employee Safety Enhancements

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Walker County recently received a $107,091 check representing its share of a $6 million special cash distribution from the ACCG - Group Self-Insurance Workers’ Compensation Fund (GSIWCF).  ACCG is Georgia’s county association and works on behalf of county officials and their communities by providing public policy and legislative advocacy, leadership development, civic and community engagement initiatives, … Continue reading Walker County Receives $107,091 from ACCG for Employee Safety Enhancements

Walker County Government Awarded Grant to Enhance Employee Safety Efforts

Road Department

LaFayette, GA - Walker County Government was recently awarded a $6,000 Employee Safety Grant from ACCG – Group Self-Insurance Workers’ Compensation Fund (ACCG-GSIWCF). ACCG’s Employee Safety Grant Program rewards local governments that foster a culture of workplace safety through additional training, equipment or services. Walker County purchased additional safety equipment with the grant money. The Road Department … Continue reading Walker County Government Awarded Grant to Enhance Employee Safety Efforts

Walker County Awarded Employee Safety Grant

Becky Wooden, David Brown, and Shannon Whitfield holding big check

Walker County Government was recently awarded a $6,000 Employee Safety Grant from ACCG – Group Self-Insurance Workers’ Compensation Fund (ACCG-GSIWCF). The Employee Safety Grant Program is awarded to local governments that make significant efforts to provide a safe work environment for their employees. Grant money will be used to purchase safety equipment. Walker County plans to purchase ten … Continue reading Walker County Awarded Employee Safety Grant

Overnight Work Planned on Nickajack Road

Road Work Ahead sign

Lookout Mountain, GA - A state contractor will be working overnight this week making safety improvements to Nickajack Road.  Crews will be installing a high friction surface treatment on the road from 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. The surface treatment work will take six to eight days to complete.  Later this month, the contractor will … Continue reading Overnight Work Planned on Nickajack Road

Nick-A-Jack Road to be Closed for Maintenance June 4th – 8th

Mudslide near Nick-A-Jack Road

Lookout Mountain, GA – Walker County residents who travel Nick-A-Jack Road as part of their daily commute will need to find an alternate route next week. The road will be closed from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily from Monday June 4th through Friday June 8th for road maintenance. Walker County Public Works crews will … Continue reading Nick-A-Jack Road to be Closed for Maintenance June 4th – 8th