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Chattanoogan.com - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news
Wed, 11 Feb 2015 19:33:10 -0800

Walker County is a great place to live. We have some of the most beautiful scenery anywhere and lots of good, hard-working people who live here. In Walker, we do have one problem - our form of government. In Georgia, the law allows for the sole commissioner form of government.

Houston officials laud longtime county attorney
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:05:30 -0800

Anyone who showed up early to the Houston County Commission meeting Feb. 17 would have found the room filled with some of the countys most prominent residents. Click to Continue »

Authorities Have Found Charles Eric Magin
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 14:14:12 -0800

Police say that 36-year-old Charles Edward Magin has been arrested with out incident. Troopers are taking him to the Walker County jail where he will be booked on a vehicular homicide charge and probation violation. Authorities were looking for Charles Eric Magin in the hit-and-run case involving the death of Michael Burns. ...

Update: Authorities Have Found Charles Eric Magin
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 18:07:09 -0800

The Georgia State Patrol arrested 36-year-old Charles Eric Magin for the hit and run death of a man in his wheelchair. Troopers transported Magin to  the Walker County jail where he will be booked on a vehicular homicide charge and probation violation. ...

Authorities are Looking for Charles Eric Magin
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 13:05:43 -0800

Police say that an arrest happened at 72 Harley Davidson Road in the Slygo community of Trenton. There was no resistance by 36-year-old Charles Edward Magin. Troopers are taking him to the Walker County jail where he will be booked on a vehicular homicide charge and probation violation. ...

Margin Arrested At Trenton Residence
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:24:03 -0800

The Georgia State Patrol located a car that was involved in a fatal hit and run accident that killed Michael Burns, 56, on Indian Avenue in Rossville recently. Burns was in his wheelchair when he was struck and killed.

Georgia Legislators Propose Bill to Up the Punishment for Causing Harm to Police Animals
Sun, 01 Feb 2015 21:11:39 -0800

Just months after a Walker County K9 was shot and killed on the job, Georgia lawmakers are pushing for a new bill that would up the punishment for hurting police animals. "Five officers went home that night. The dog lost it's life but every single officer went home," says Robin Scott, founder of In-Vest in K9. ...

Winter storm moves out; snow, ice remain across Georgia
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 02:13:27 -0800

The winter storm has moved out of Georgia but inches of snow and ice remain in metro Atlanta and north Georgia. Many schools have already announced closures for Thursday. [Follow minute-by-minute coverage here] There are reports icy roads in parts of metro Atlanta. Severe Weather Team 2 Chief Meteorologist Glenn Burns said the back edge of the winter storm was moving through northeast Alabama at ...

Authorities Locate Car Involved in Deadly Hit-and-Run
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 08:28:11 -0800

An arrest has been made in the hit-and-run case involving the death of Michael Burns. Charles Eric Magin has been arrested for the hit-and-run that left a wheelchair bound Burns dead on the side of the road in Rossville, Ga. on January 24. The Georgia State Patrol says Burns was heading north on Indian Avenue in his electric wheelchair and Magin, heading southbound, hit him and the driver kept ...

gpn20 141826 DELINQUENT PROPERTY TAX SALE Under and by virtue of certain tax Fi
Sat, 07 Feb 2015 20:02:30 -0800

gpn20 141826 DELINQUENT PROPERTY TAX SALE Under and by virtue of certain tax Fi. Fa.'s issued by the Tax Commissioner of Hart County, Georgia, in favor of the State of Georgia and County of Hart County, against the following named persons and the property as described next to their respective name(s). There will be sold for cash or certified funds at public outcry, before the Courthouse door in ...