A reminder about Walker County’s new sales tax rate

On Sunday, April 1st, the sales tax rate changed in Walker County for most goods and services. Voters approved an additional penny tax last...

The Road to Financial Recovery

Walker County Sole Commissioner Shannon Whitfield provided an update on the road to financial recovery and path to growth at this month’s Walker County...

An open discussion on modernizing Walker County Animal Control ordinance

Over 80 residents turned out to provide their input on issues relating to animal control at a community meeting concerning updating the current animal...

With Growth In Mind, Whitfield Announces Staffing Moves for Walker County Government

Walker County Sole Commissioner Shannon Whitfield is excited to announce two new members to his administration, as the county pivots from debt management as...

Winters failed to pay vendors, county and state-mandated offices for most of 2017

Open Records documents indicate that state-mandated commissions and agencies weren't compensated for most of 2017 and private vendors sent invoices for months, only for those invoices to go unpaid.

Voters Approve TSPLOST

Walker County voters who went to the polls on November 7 overwhelmingly voted in favor of a single county Transportation Special Purpose Local Option...

2018 Budget for Walker County Government

Walker County Government took a giant step forward in its obligation to responsibly manage your money. The fiscal 2018 budget is balanced and features...

Walker County Water & Sewerage Authority vote to terminate General Manager, David Ashburn

The Board of Directors for the Walker County Water & Sewerage Authority (WCWSA) voted unanimously at a special called meeting to terminate General Manager,...

Open letter to the citizens of Walker County about the Canyon Ridge Resort development

Sole Commissioner Shannon Whitfield answers a few questions about the Canyon Ridge Resort on Lookout Mountain. "I wanted to share more with you about the...

Commissioner Shannon Whitfield announces Joe Legge as new Public Relations Director

Commissioner Shannon Whitfield announces Joe Legge as new Public Relations Director for Walker County, Georgia. Commissioner Shannon Whitfield is pleased to announce the hiring of...