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The Walker County Sheriff's Office reported two drug related felony arrests on Memorial Day.  37-year-old Cassidi Brooke Smith was arrested on several drug possession related charges just before 2am on Monday.  Tyler Devin Skiles was arrested later in the morning.  Skiles faces... Read More.

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Strong thunderstorms moved through the area early yesterday morning.  The storms brought with it high winds.  Several reports of trees down in Walker County yesterday.  Crews worked to clear obstructed roadways.  Thankfully there were no reports of injuries and power outages were... Read More.

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May 24, 2024

Graduation takes place at LaFayette High School this evening. Go-time is 8pm for the ceremony. Officials will be watching the weather closely, as the ceremony is planned outdoors on Jeff Suttle Field at Jack King Stadium. Gates for both sides of the bleachers will... Read More.

May 23, 2024

The Walker County Sheriff's Office says a utility trailer has been stolen.  The trailer was taken on or about Tuesday.  It's a white utility trailer with Indiana tags.  It was stolen from the Villanow area.  The trailer has the word Roose in black letters... Read More.

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May 22, 2024

Walker County has a new Commission Chair.  Challenger Angie Teems defeated the incumbent Shannon Whitfield in yesterday's election.  Teems won with 59% of the vote.  She was the former Human Resources Director for Walker County.  Whitfield has been in office since 2016.  Steve Wilson... Read More.

May 21, 2024

Today is election day in Walker County and all across the state of Georgia.  Locally the Republican primary features the race for Sheriff and County Commission Chair along with other races.  The polls will be open until 7pm today.  Join Georgia 93-7 tonight beginning... Read More.

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May17, 2024

On the evening of May 11. Summerville Police responded to a drive-by shooting that took place on Scoggins Street in Summerville. Fortunately, no one was struck by the gunfire despite 4 adults and 3 juveniles being outside the home that was targeted, with an... Read More.

May 16, 2024

A follow up on a story from earlier this week.  The Walker County Animal Shelter remains closed to intake due to potential parvo exposure.  A puppy adopted from the shelter tested positive for parvo.  According to Elanco, a company that tracks parvo cases across... Read More.

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May 15

The Walker County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help.  Authorities are searching for three males who broke into a home just after 4:30 Monday morning.  The three men stole several items.  The residence was in the 1000 block of Ridgeland Road in Rossville. ... Read More.

May 14, 2024

The Walker County Animal Shelter will be closed to intake for the next two weeks due to a potential parvo exposure. The situation stems from a small litter of puppies that was dumped in the Cove and brought to the... Read More.

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May 13, 2024

The LaFayette City Council will have their regularly scheduled meeting today at 6:30pm.  The Walker County School will hold a planning session tomorrow at 6pm at Ridgeland High School.Only two felony arrests Saturday in Walker County.  34-year-old David Lee Biskner faces felony and misdemeanor charges... Read More.

May 10, 2024

Yesterday's severe weather has moved out of the area. Heavy rains and winds Wednesday night into Thursday morning caused roads to flood, several trees were reported down in the area. Lightning struck a house and some were left without power. Electricity... Read More.