WQCH & Georgia 93.7 Local News Headlines 6-15-23

The City of LaFayette posted a scam alert yesterday on social media.  Some one has been contacting customers from the Walker County Water Authority saying the City of LaFayette has taken it over.  They continue to collect information for payments from the customer.  The city warns residents that it has not taken over anything for any company.
There have been changes made to what material will be accepted at the City of LaFayette Recycling Site. No glass of any kind will be accepted. All items must be loosely dumped into the bins without being put into plastic bags. Plastic grocery bags are not accepted for Recycling. Aluminum and Tin Cans WILL be accepted at the site. The City of LaFayette Recycling Site is at 2776 Lyle Jones Parkway/Hwy 27 Bypass.
The James A Smith Planetarium was vandalized June 1st.   Damage was estimated into the thousands of dollars.  The door to the planetarium was smashed, an antique sundial was destroyed.  There was also damage to the facility’s Shirley Smith Nature Walk and the building’s siding was damaged.  The maintenance department of Walker County Schools was able to fix most of the damage.  Authorities believe three youths seen on bicycles in the area could have been responsible for the damage.