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News in Walker County, Georgia

Q&A on the News
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:38:30 -0700

Q: In light of the Todd Gurley investigation, did Herschel Walker drive a brand-new black Trans-Am his freshman year at Georgia?

Sentenced to death, inmate now faces new penalties
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:07:21 -0700

The Georgia Supreme Court says that the death penalty is not enough punishment for a Walker County killer.

Two people arrested in Georgia for Cherokee County homicide
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:06:23 -0700

Authorities responded to a shooting in the Farill Community around 2:30 a.m. Monday and discovered the body of 39 year-old Billy Ingram.

North GA Citizens' fight to save Hutcheson Medical
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:21:16 -0700

Hutcheson Medical Center employees, patients and physicians and North Georgia residents announced Tuesday they will fight the attempted foreclosure by the Erlanger Health System with the Save Hutcheson community initiative. 

Court sides with Walker County, Ga., in pay case against ex-judge
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 21:12:29 -0700

Former State Court Judge Bruce Roberts asked Walker County, Ga., to pay him $80,000. Instead, he may owe the county $50,000.

Georgia H.S. Football Poll - 10/21/14
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:06:58 -0700

No Local Teams Appear In Weekly Rankings.

Georgia Supreme Court sides with County over judge salary dispute
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 12:21:13 -0700

The Georgia Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Walker County in a suit over a judge's salary.

New push hopes to breathe life into dwindling hospital
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:35:59 -0700

 The only hospital in north Georgia could be in danger of closing.  Local community members are taking it in their own hands to keep it open.  

Ga. Supreme Court rules Walker County does not owe equal pay to former judge
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 11:48:19 -0700

Walker County taxpayers no longer owe former State Court Judge Bruce Roberts $80,000, according to the Georgia Supreme Court.

2 charged in Cherokee County killing
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:16:14 -0700

Cherokee County authorities arrested two men late Monday night in connection with a murder early Monday morning in the Farill community, Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver said.