Walker County News

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LaFayette’s Twin Lakes Nursery yields blueberries, raspberries

Twin Lakes Nursery in LaFayette is all about berries.

Veterinarian Ben Benson makes house calls

In the middle of the country with no surrounding businesses, Villanow Animal Clinic sits in an old fire hall building.

Charles Lusk battles Lou Gehrig’s disease

Mingling with former classmates at his recent Rossville High School Class of 1959 reunion, Rossville’s Charles Lusk was optimistic.

WCBOE bans e-cigs from school campuses

Walker County Board of Education is banning the use of electronic or vapor cigarettes from school campuses within its jurisdiction.

Arms Around Chickamauga returns to help community

The second annual Arms Around Chickamauga event is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 2 from 9 a.m. to noon. Twenty-four serving teams of 270 volunteers will pray and then fan out in the community.

Rossville DDA loses paid director position

The Rossville Downtown Development Authority will no longer have a paid director, said Mayor Teddy Harris.

Walker County Transit renewed for another year

After uncertainty about the program’s future last June and doubled rider fees that took effect Jan. 1, Walker County Transit has been renewed for another year.

Hutcheson on the Parkway hosts free Community Health Fair July 10

Hutcheson on the Parkway’s Fuller Cancer Center welcomes all to its Community Health Fair Thursday, July 10 from 4-7 p.m.

LaFayette Freedom Festival goes off with a bang

The city of LaFayette’s Freedom Festival hosted a large crowd.

Chickamauga’s Culpepper receives Distinguished Service Award

John Culpepper has devoted his life in service to the city of Chickamauga and has brought much to the city in that time.

Liquor by the drink not ready in Walker County

Residents in Walker County may have approved liquor by the drink, but they can’t yet enjoy the result of their vote.

Cowboy Church Clown Ministry suits up June 28

Ever seen a horse, giraffe and Dachshund dog at church? That’s the norm at the Cowboy Church Clown Ministry of LaFayette.

Freedom Festival coming to LaFayette

Independence calls for a celebration, and the city of LaFayette welcomes all to its Freedom Festival Friday, June 27.

One-Walker meeting in Chickamauga brings a crowd

The Gordon-Lee Mansion welcomed a tent full of guests from all over Walker County to the One-Walker meeting June 17.

Thrive 2055 visits Northwest Georgia

Project planning for growth in Catoosa, Walker

Thrive 2055 is planning to see a big boom in growth in Catoosa County with a smaller boom in Walker County over the next 40 years, according to Thrive 2055 Communications and Outreach Coordinator Maggie Neff.