WQCH and Georgia 93.7 Local News Headlines 2-19-24

Four people were arrested Friday during a drug bust in Walker County. The Walker County Sheriff's Office along with the Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force and officers from the Georgia Department of Community Supervision conducted a search warrant on a property on... Read More.

WQCH and Georgia 93.7 Local News Headlines 2-16-24

Last month was the 28th wettest January on record in LaFayette and Walker County. The area had been suffering from drought conditions for several months. Rainfall over the next three months is expected to be enough to keep the area out of drought conditions.... Read More.

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WQCH and Georgia 93.7 Local News Headlines 2-14-24

A Lafayette High School teacher is being accused of calling a Palestinian student a terrorist. The Georgia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations is demanding a formal apology, but the school system is saying that's been done. The council said the teacher has... Read More.

WQCH and Georgia 93.7 Local News Headlines 2-13-24

Several candidates have filed to run for office in Walker County. Angie Teems is seeking the Commission Chairman position currently held by Shannon Whitfield. Melvin Moody is running for County Commission District 3. Jamey Hulsey is running for District 4 on the County Commission.... Read More.

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WQCH and Georgia 93.7 Local News Headlines 2-12-24

The regular monthly meeting of the LaFayette City Council is set for today. The meeting starts at 6:30pm at City Hall on South Duke Street.The Walker County Detention Center reported 8 felony arrests between Friday and Saturday. 43-year-old Ted Lamar Steele was arrested on... Read More.

WQCH and Georgia 93.7 Local News Headlines 2-9-24

The Georgia House on Thursday passed bills to cut state income and local property taxes. The bills would accelerate an already-planned income tax cut, increase homeowner property tax exemptions in some jurisdictions and raise the amount parents can deduct per child from yearly income... Read More.

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WQCH and Georgia 93.7 Local News Headlines 2-8-24

The Walker County Board of Commissioners will meet today. The meeting happens at 6:30 at Courthouse Annex III, 201 South Main Street in LaFayette. The meeting with be streamed live on the county Facebook page. The Catoosa County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help... Read More.

WQCH and Georgia 93.7 Local News Headlines 2-7-24

The Walker County Sheriff's Department is looking for a burglary suspect. The incident happened Monday between noon and 1pm. The suspect pulled up to a residence on South Highway 27 in LaFayette and went inside and took several items. The suspect appears to be... Read More.

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WQCH and Georgia 93.7 Local News Headlines 2-5-24

Three people were booked into the Walker County Detention Center this weekend on DUI charges. An 18-year-old female was book on underage consumption of alcohol.Ann Williard Fiddler has announced her candidacy for Superior Court Judge of the Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit. The circuit includes... Read More.

WQCH and Georgia 93.7 Local News Headlines 2-1-24

Walker County Emergency Management will host a free community weather awareness event on Saturday. First responders will be on hand from 4pm to 8pm at the Cedar Grove Community Center. Free weather radios will be available on a first come, first serve basis. Walker... Read More.

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WQCH and Georgia 93.7 Local News Headlines 1-31-24

Walker County officials say that public transportation saw record numbers last year. Walker Transit had their best numbers on record in 2023. 30,456 trips were made. That number is 9% higher than the year before and up 65% from 2021.Chattooga County deputies responded to... Read More.

WQCH and Georgia 93.7 Local News Headlines 1-29-24

Former Georgia State Patrol Commander Don Stultz is challenging longtime Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson in an upcoming Republican primary for the post. The two men both hail from Northwest Georgia, each have more than 40 years of experience in law enforcement and... Read More.