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A smoother ride in the works for motorists on Hwy 27 in Walker Country

Work could begin soon on resurfacing Hwy 27/State Route 1 in Walker County. Georgia DOT has recently awarded a contract to Northwest Georgia Paving, Inc. of Calhoun, Georgia, valued at over five million dollars for a construction project to resurface an 11-mile portion of the highway. The project includes 11.520 miles of milling and plant mix resurfacing on US 27, beginning south of Grant Street and extending to the Catoosa County line.  

LaFayette’s Freedom Festival and Fireworks this Friday

The City of LaFayette Annual Freedom Festival is Friday, June 29, 2018.  There will be lots of fun including live music, arts and crafts vendors, food vendors, inflatables, an eating contest, free swim time, an old timers' game, and more.

Walker County deputies arrested on charges of aggravated assault, criminal attempt to rape, and...

On Tuesday, June 19, 2018, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and the Fort Oglethorpe Police Department arrested Walker County deputies Brandon England, age 40, and Shawn Norris, age 36, on charges of aggravated assault, criminal attempt to rape, and false imprisonment.  

Preservation Society Drops Lawsuit Site Selection Process Explained

Preservation Society Drops Lawsuit Site Selection Process Explained

World’s Largest Traveling Car-Show Passes Through Northwest Georgia

Auto enthusiasts had much to cheer for as the the 24th annual HOT ROD Power Tour passed through Northwest Georgia.

Tracy garners another F.D.A. certification

Tracy garners another F.D.A. certification

Deal: Dixie Color to create 100 jobs in Chattooga County

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Dixie Color, Inc., a color resin pellets manufacturing company, will create 100 jobs and invest more than $19 million in a new Dixie Specialty Fibers facility in Trion. New jobs will include production, management, supervisory, technician and administrative positions.

Retire Your Tires Amnesty Day Returns May 19th for Walker County Residents

The overwhelming success of last fall's tire amnesty day event prompted county officials to ask the state to green light a sequel. On May 19th, the...

Lafayette Firefighters and Police play “No Limits”

LaFayette Fire and Police came out in support of a group of special softball players Friday night. LaFayette officers and firefighters played members of the...

New Public Safety Concerns Arise After Demolition of Collapsed Building

The collapse of a building in LaFayette's downtown square earlier this year continues to pose problems. Late this afternoon, officials with the City of LaFayette...