LaFayette, GA – Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield issued his second Emergency Order aimed at slowing the spread of novel coronavirus, aka COVID-19. The Order requires all non-home based childcare facilities, as defined by the state, and personal care services to close no later than 12:01 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Monday, March 30, 2020. … Continue reading Walker County Commissioner Issues Emergency Order Closing Childcare and Personal Care Services
Rock Spring, GA - The Walker County Tax Commissioner’s Office has learned of a potential phone scam targeting property owners with delinquent taxes. Here’s how the scam works. Someone posing as an employee of the Tax Commissioner’s Office calls you stating you owe back taxes that must be paid immediately. They drop the names of … Continue reading Walker County Tax Commissioner’s Office Warns of Imposter Scam
When property owners in Walker County receive their tax notices later this year, they will see a slight decrease in the county’s portion of the millage rate. Commissioner Shannon Whitfield plans to reduce the rate for residents in both the unincorporated and incorporated areas of the county.
Let's talk taxes. Did you know there are eight taxing authorities in Walker County that have the ability to raise or lower the millage rate?