One public hearing remains
A Sept. 11 public hearing will be the last chance for Walker County citizens to have their voices heard on the county’s proposed property tax increase.
It’s been 125 years since Union and Confederate soldiers reunited on the grounds of the Gordon-Lee Mansion in friendship. In true Southern fashion, food was involved — barbecue.
The paving of Foster Mill Drive that was to be completed this fall will have to be pushed back to spring 2015.
After 50 years without a fair, the Walker County Fair is making a comeback.
The city of LaFayette won’t be adding insult to injury when it comes to property taxes, a visible relief for the many residents in attendance at a special called meeting last week.
They say an apple a day keeps the doctor away. For 78-year-old Charles Cornelison and his wife Becky, who’s one year his junior, it’s more like 135 apple … trees.
Though Susan Wells is retired from teaching, she still has a heart for children and families. In addition to serving as Walker County School Board chairwoman, she works as the Coordinator for Walker County Family Connection.
Rachel Cannon, a student at LaFayette High School, has cerebral palsy. But that isn’t slowing her down, especially when it comes to preparing for a job after high school.
Since the 1800s, LaFayette’s cemetery has played a significant role in the lives of residents.
New Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Superintendent Brad Bennett is happy to be at what he deems “the best park of them all.”
West 10th Street, which connects Crittenden Avenue to downtown Chickamauga, is cracking.
Catlett community’s Wyatt’s Cafe is serving up Southern hospitality and good food in a western style setting.
Just as students are returning to school, 14 locals are celebrating their August graduation from the Advancing Education Center in Chickamauga.
Walker County Sole Commissioner Bebe Heiskell is proposing a 59 percent increase on the county portion of property tax millage rates to generate money she says is needed to keep pace with increasing expenses and state requirements.
Looks for revenue streams to offset tax increase
With a tax increase imminent, Walker County Commissioner Bebe Heiskell is looking for revenue streams to offset the burden on taxpayers.