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Walker County Public Meetings on Possible Millage Rate Increases
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:19:53 -0700

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Public Encouraged to Attend Walker County Property Tax Increase Meetings at Walker County Courthouse Sept. 4th, 10 am and 6 pm, and Sept. 11th, 10 am September 2, 2014 – Walker County, Georgia residents are facing a large property tax increase this year. Sole Commissioner Bebe Heiskell is proposing a 59-percent increase on county portion of property tax millage rates. Tax ...

Chattanoogan.com - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:17:29 -0700

Trustee Bill Hullander told members of the Pachyderm Club on Monday that Hamilton County residents fare much better tax-wise than residents of nearby Georgia counties.

Ironman race expected to bring economic boom to Chattanooga and North Georgia
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:21:12 -0700

We're just a few weeks away from the Ironman Chattanooga competition. Those racing have been preparing for months, but they're not alone.The cycling portion of the race will be leading participants down into North Georgia where businesses are preparing their shops for what they hope is an influx of patrons.

Georgia woman held in stabbing death
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:19:56 -0700

A Walker County woman is in custody, charged with murder after she stabbed her boyfriend in the chest with a steak knife, resulting in his death.

RCA assistant principal becomes new NCCA principal
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:04:52 -0700

The Newton County Board of Education announced that Chad Walker will be the new principal/CEO of Newton College & Career Academy at its regular meeting on Tuesday night.

Deputies: Woman takes matter into own hands during home invasion
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 15:50:24 -0700

A south Georgia woman who fought back when two men forced their way into her home is encouraging others to do the same.

News of GE Appliance division sale has some Roper workers worried
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:23:58 -0700

Workers at one North Georgia plant are watching and waiting to see what happens if their company is put up for sale. Roper Industries is one of the largest employers in Walker County. 

Seminole County Ranked In First Georgia Prep Poll Of Season
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:05:50 -0700

Indians Moved From Class A To Class AA In Off-Season.

Aquinas and Washington County remain number one in high school football polls
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:13:22 -0700

Aquinas and Washington County remain ranked number one in the state high school football poll in Georgia

Sock hop event benefits charity and other news from areas around Chattanooga
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 21:05:59 -0700

ROCK SPRING, Ga. — Paul Smith and the Sky High Band will be the featured entertainers at the Stocking Full of Love's Labor Day Weekend Sock Hop at the Walker County Civic Center in Rock Spring.