WITH GROWTH IN MIND, WHITFIELD ANNOUNCE STAFFING CHANGES FOR WALKER COUNTY GOVERNMENT

LaFayette, GA (3/1/18) – Walker County Sole Commissioner Shannon Whitfield is excited to announce two new members to his administration, as the county pivots from debt management as a primary focus to laying the foundation for sustainable growth.  Robert Wardlaw has been named Economic and Community Development Director and Matt Williamson has been named Legal and Policy Director for Walker County Government.
 

GEORGIA TREND RECOGNIZES CHICKAMAUGA AS “LIVE, WORK, PLAY” CITY

Chickamauga, GA (2/16/18) – One of Walker County’s four cities was recently recognized by Georgia Trend magazine with a Live, Work, Play award.  Chickamauga, and just eight other cities across the entire state of Georgia, earned the designation.  Doing so puts Chickamauga in the same quality of life conversation as powerhouse cities like Cartersville, Athens and Decatur.
 

NEW HOME CONSTRUCTION PERMITS POST GAINS IN WALKER COUNTY

LaFayette, GA (2/6/18) – Walker County experienced an exciting increase in the number of single family new home construction permits issued in 2017.  Data recently released by the Walker County Commissioner’s office shows a nearly 10% surge over 2016.
 

DEVELOPERS SOUGHT FOR FORMER COATS AMERICAN PROPERTY IN WALKER COUNTY

Rossville, GA (1/19/18) – The Walker County Development Authority (WCDA) moved forward with plans this week to put the former Coats American property in Rossville on the market. The WCDA issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) from area business leaders and others to purchase the eight acre site.
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