WQCH & Georgia 93.7 Local News Headlines 4-28-23


 Walker County Fire and Rescue is asking the public for help in finding an arson suspect.  According to officials, the fire happened at 113 West Magnolia Street in Lafayette, Georgia.  It appears to have been a      residential fire.  The fire department said those who provide information on the arson could receive a reward.  If you have any information on the fire, call the Georgia Arson Control Hotline at 1-800-282-5804.

The Walker County Board of Commissioners announced on Thursday a list of roads that are scheduled to be resurfaced this year. Named in this list are 35-miles of roads.
Also announced in this regards is that bids are currently being accepted for work later this year on the 41 roads. The $6,000,000 that had been set aside in the 2020 SPLOST will go towards funding this project.
To see the roads that will be worked on visit our website at Discover Walker.com
Five felony arrest reported in Walker County on Wednesday.  Including 41 year old Ivory Joe Walker charged with possession of a schedule II controled substance.  20-year old Deshawn Dewayne Smith was booked on charges of possession of a schedule I controlled substance with intention to distribute and trafficking illegal drugs.  40-year old Michael Jeremy Guffey was charged with violating probation and possesion of meth.  
The second Walker County Rabies Clinic is set for tomorrow. Bring your dog or cat out tomorrow and have it vaccinated.  The shots costs $15 and only cash is accepted.  The vaccines will happen tomorrow from 1pm to 2:30 at Gilbert Elementary.  3pm to 4:30 at Chattanooga Valley Elementary and from 5pm to 6pm at Rossville Elementary.  The event is sponsored by the Walker County Extension/4-H and Cornerstone Vetenarian Services.
Georgia Northwestern Technical College has announced their Spring Commencement Ceremony.  The event will happen Thursday May 4th at 6pm at the Dalton Convention Center.