Santa and Sparky the Fire Dog team up for new fire safety PSA in Walker County

Walker County Fire Rescue has recruited a big name to encourage residents to practice fire safety.  Before loading his sleigh, Santa Claus joined Sparky the Fire Dog in a new public service announcement (PSA) to warn the public about how the holiday season can be the most dangerous time of the year.

Stocking Full of Love Provides Toys to Girls and Boys in Walker County

In 1989, the late Sheriff Al Millard created the Stocking Full of Love program to provide toys to children in need in Walker County.  37 children received presents that first year. Last year, over 1,300 children were provided presents.

Oral Rabies Vaccination Bait Drops Occuring in Walker County

You may be wondering, 'why is a helicopter flying in a pattern over Walker County?' The U.S. Department of Agriculture is dropping oral rabies vaccination baits across our community and others, in an effort to protect people and pets by preventing rabies in wildlife.

High Fire Danger Could Impact Open Burning Season

With the arrival of October, Georgia’s seasonal burn ban, which impacts Walker and 53 other counties, comes to a close.  While burning is allowed from October 1st through April 30th, residents need to obtain a permit and be aware of what is legal and illegal to burn.