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Walker County Principal battles with Board of Education

WALKER COUNTY, GA (WDEF)- One LaFayette High School principal will not be getting his contract renewed and when asked why... there seemed to be no answer in sight.
2 weeks ago
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Burning vehicle causes wildfire in northern Georgia hills

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.
2 weeks ago
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New tornado experiment in Walker County

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, […]
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UPDATE: Two dead, one hospitalized after wreck in Walker County

Walker County, Ga. (WDEF) -- A 51-year-old adult male and a 5-year-old child were killed in a crash Saturday afternoon when their Chevy minivan hit a tree.
1 month ago
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Walker County “brushfire” started by train passing

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – A train passing through Walker County started fires in several different locations today, February 17. The fires are between McFarland and where it intersects with Highway 2. Firefighters call it “arc and spark” when a train passing through an area sparks a fire. Walker County Fire Chief Blake Hodge says many units got […]
1 month ago
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Walker County Sheriff’s Office investigates cattle killing case

The Walker County Sheriff's Office is investigating who is responsible for killing cattle at a Kensington family farm.
2 months ago
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Person Arrested and Charged with Murder in Walker County

Walker Co. (WDEF)  – Walker County authorities arrested and charged a person with murder at home in Lafayette Sunday morning. Steve Brookhouser said he’s lived down the street from the family where the murder took place for ten years. “It’s normally real quiet. I was shocked to hear even somebody got killed in Walker County […]
2 months ago
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Walker County Authorities Investigate Murder in Lafayette

Walker County authorities arrest and charge someone with murder, following a homicide Sunday night in Lafayette.
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Firefighters battle house fire on North Long Hollow Road

Walker County, Georgia (WDEF) - Across the state line in Walker County, firefighters are on the scene of a house fire on North Long Hollow Road.
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3 months ago
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New Fire Chief and Emergency Management Director appointed in Walker County

Walker County, Georgia (WDEF) -- Walker County is starting 2017 with a new fire chief and emergency management director appointed by Commissioner Shannon Whitfield.