Walker County News

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WCBOE OKs facility updates

Walker County Board of Education recently approved a series of facility updates.

Mountain Cove Farms Resort opens Wilderness Disc Golf Course

Mountain Cove Farms Resort Wilderness Disc Golf Course is now open in Chickamauga’s McLemore Cove area.

Walker County food bank celebrates 17 years

Walker County’s Demetrius Jermaine Jackson Food Bank is celebrates 17 years in operation this month.

Rossville Rec Center holds football, cheerleading sign-ups

Rossville Recreation Scenic City Youth Football and cheerleading sign ups will be Saturday, July 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rossville Athletic Center, 301 Williams St. in Rossville.

Five Dollar Farm hosts weddings in Rock Spring

A new wedding venue in Rock Spring is now open at Five Dollar Farm, a 70-acre functioning cattle farm.

Chickamauga installs digital surveillance cameras

Chickamauga City Council is installing video cameras at the Chickamauga Senior Center and at Lee and Gordon’s Mills.

Seniors sought for job training program

Senior Community Service Employment Program is looking for senior citizens in Northwest Georgia seeking employment.

Goodwill ‘HELPs’ distribute medical supplies

It’s bad enough to incur hospital bills in a time of medical ailment, but the subsequent prescriptions, equipment and medical care can lead to surmounting costs. Luckily, that’s where Goodwill comes in.

Former LaFayette High athletic complex to be resurrected

Ever since a new LaFayette High School was built, there have been questions regarding the use of the old high school’s football stadium. Especially since thousands of local alumni have memories of their high school days in this area.

Chickamauga’s Melon Patch celebrates its roots

For Trey Deck, food is an experience. Eating something as simple as a roast beef sandwich can bring back fond memories.

Camp New Dawn summer camps in full swing in Walker County

Camp New Dawn welcomes campers weekly throughout the summer for a variety of camps.

Young local author Klondike churning out stories

Though only in his 20s, local author Mitch Klondike has already published two books. A lifelong resident of the Walker County side of Rossville, he assumed that pen name and first started writing in 2012. His book “Element Fifty-Five” was released this summer. So far reception has been good, he said.

Charles and Myrtle’s hosts local singer-songwriters

As you sit down and adjust your eyes to the bright lights shining in your direction, you begin to see faces on the black shadows who surround you and wait to watch and judge. It is not the time-honored words of Shakespeare you have memorized and are prepared to recite, but your most private thoughts which you prepare to roll off your tongue to a tune you created in the deepest, darkest corners of your head.

Noble meeting introduces Audia company

With the scheduled Aug. 1 opening of the Audia International Plant in Noble, several citizens of the community are concerned with the construction and the impact the plastics manufacturer could have on the community.

City of Chickamauga plans to begin monitoring city drivers

After receiving complaints on how some city of Chickamauga employees drive, the city is partnering with Fleetmatics Inc. to manage employees’ driving habits.