WALKER COUNTY, Ga. (WDEF) – Pet owners in Walker County can now schedule an appointment for their dog or cat to be picked up at the Walker County Civic Center campus by the Agriculture building, transported to a clinic for surgery, and then returned the next day. One low cost, spay/neuter organization will start offering these transport […]
ATLANTA, Ga. (WDEF) – Job seekers in the LaFayette area will have the opportunity to meet with about 30 employers with positions to fill during the job fair held in Rock Spring in May. The job fair is being co-sponsored by the Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) LaFayette Career Center, along with the Chattooga, Dade […]
WALKER COUNTY, Ga. (WDEF) – Imagine being able to report an issue with codes, roads or animals using a smartphone app. That convenience is now a reality for Walker County residents and business owners. Commissioner Shannon Whitfield unveiled the iWorQ Service Request mobile app during his State of the County address Tuesday at the Walker […]
WALKER COUNTY, Ga. (WDEF) – In preparation for the storm, Walker County has set up several shelters during the storm. As of 3:30 pm, Walker County Emergency Manage has activated 3 storm shelters for the public. Walker County Civic Center located at 10054 N Hwy 27 Rock Spring, Georgia 30739 West Cove Civic Center located at 5423 […]
A wildfire in north Georgia is expected to burn all night. A car that caught fire in Walker County this morning is responsible for causing the blaze. The Georgia Forestry Commission says it is contained now to 20 acres.
Walker County was selected to participate in a new tornado research experiment. This technology will help anticipate any tornadic activity up to 30 miles away. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration partnered with the University of Mississippi’s National Center for Physical Acoustics to help implement new instruments around northern Georgia and Northeast Alabama areas. Joe Legge, […]