March 6, 2024


The LaFayette Police Department is looking to speak with two individuals involved in an incident at the LaFayette Wal-Mart.
The incident happened February 19th. You can see pictures of the man and woman the police are looking for by going to the LaFayette Police Department Facebook page, or by visiting

Walker County plan on paving approximately 50 miles of roads this year. The Board of Commissioners approved the paving list last month. 66-roads are on the list to be paved this year. The county is currently in the process of soliciting bids to hire a contractor. A recommendation will be presented at the April 11th board meeting. Once the contract is awarded, county officials hope paving work will start in May or June.

On Wednesday February 21st, a Chattooga County Jury convicted Vincent Ray Hix of aggravated battery. The jury took less than 20 minutes to find the 35-year-old Hix guilty. During an argument with his girlfriend, Hix struck her with an object. The woman suffered a fractured nose and lacerations to her face. Judge Don Thompson sentenced Hix to 10-years in jail with 20 years to serve on probation.

Just a reminder, early voting is happening through Friday for the Presidential Primary. There are five voting locations in Walker County where you can vote this week. In LaFayette at 103 South Duke Street. In Rock Spring, visit 265 Bicentennial Trail.