The county’s millage rate isn’t going up, at least not because of Walker County’s recent decision to help out Hutcheson Medical Center.
World War II veteran Magmus Hunziker, of Chickamauga, and his sons Vietnam veterans Gary Hunziker, of Rossville, and Jim Hunziker, of LaFayette, all assisted in hosting the Georgia Vietnam Veterans Alliance Northwest Georgia Chapter 12 of LaFayette free barbecue meal event recently on the chapter grounds.
Just months after being fined $6,000 for 50,000 to 60,000 gallons of raw sewage that spilled into Chattooga Creek, the city of LaFayette is being hit with another state-mandated charge — one that adds two zeroes to that first amount.
While growing up in San Antonio, Texas, Rossville resident Lee Scott longed to see trees in the vast desert area.
“Taste the rainbow” takes on a new meaning at Everett Heritage Farm.
Code violators, beware.
Chickamauga City Manager John Culpepper is starting work on Alexander’s Bridge as soon as the weather improves enough.
The militiamen came in the middle of the night.
LaFayette Downtown Development Authority invites families to join in summer Movies in the Park at Joe Stock Memorial Park.
Walker County Schools takes the lead with unparalleled aquaponic-based curriculum for teaching sustainable agriculture practices below the college level
Ryan Cox mounts a paddleboard and makes his way to the middle of a pond. He is not joy riding, he is working.
Strawberries, sweet peas, yellow peppers, red peppers, sweet banana peppers, jalapenos and tomato plants are all growing in an unusual way in the Rossville Elementary School cafeteria. An 80-foot long aquaponics installation pipe sharing water with a large, open fish tank covers the length of the wall that is also filled with windows.
The students at three local schools who not only walk the halls, but also have to walk outside to attend certain classes in a portable unit, will return to a new classroom next calendar year — literally.
Last week, the LaFayette City Council unanimously approved hiring former 18-year City Councilman and local businessman Max Morrison, who owns Flex-A-Bed, as interim city manager.
On average, a Walker County resident traveling from their home to work in downtown Chattanooga drives about 40 miles a day to and from work. Those miles add up.
Rossville resident Katherine “Lou” Scott’s home looks like a wildlife refuge. But the horses, giraffe, elephant, monkey, ponies, bears, birds, foxes, wolves and owl that keep watch in corners and on tables do not require food. They are the food — for the artist’s soul.