Commissioner Shannon Whitfield has hired Joe Legge as Walker County's new public relations director. Legge will be tasked with improving citizen awareness of county government activities through various forms of media.
Walker County's recently elected Commissioner Shannon Whitfield is well underway to shaking things up in county government. That includes splitting the many duties once held by Walker County Coordinator David Ashburn, who is no longer involved with local government.
Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield, who officially took office Jan. 1, will hold meetings on the second and fourth Thursdays each month, the same as his predecessor. But the location may eventually change, if a more suitable place is found.
Walker County Commissioner-elect Shannon Whitfield, who will officially take office Jan. 1, released the following statement about 7:20 p.m. Friday, Dec. 30. We are trying to reach Commissioner Bebe Heiskell for comment.
Walker County officials didn't contact a local business woman to verify that one of her bids to lease the Mountain Cove Farm property was authentic, says Larry Brooks, the county's economic development director.
The Golden Corral in Fort Oglethorpe re-opened its doors to customers on Thursday, Dec. 8, about 11 months after a fire destroyed the restaurant. Fire investigators determined the Jan. 6, 2015, blaze to be accidental and caused by a malfunction in the heating-air conditioning unit. No one was injured, as all employees had already gone home for the night. The store, which is on Battlefield Parkway, marks the newest of its kind in the country and is currently open seven days a week. (Catoosa News photos/Adam Cook)
Bicycle riding enthusiasts are pitching a bike ride in LaFayette and throughout Walker County to raise money that can be used to help lower registration fees for children at the LaFayette Recreation Center.
According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, Sheriffâ's Office investigators, Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Agents, and Deputy U.S. Marshals, executed warrants on three individuals from the Ellisville community on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017.