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Fire engulfs Walker County home
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 16:46:47 -0800

WALKER COUNTY, Georgia(WDEF) - Fire investigators are looking into what caused a home to catch on fire. It happened late Thursday afternoon on East Broomtown Road. By the time WDEF cameras arrived on scene, ire crews were still putting out hot spots as smoke filled the air. The belonged to Jeff Mann's mother. "I was coming up the road and saw smoke. I though the neighbor's pasture was on fire. I ...

Chattanoogan.com - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news
Sat, 29 Nov 2014 21:30:34 -0800

Walker County was presented on Monday with the Deal of the Yearfor a Mid-Size Community Award for its work in recruiting Audia International into its new industrial park north of LaFayette.

Henry commissioners go to war over county manager | POLL
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 19:02:22 -0800

Henry County commissioners quit mincing words Tuesday as the ongoing battle between commission Chairman Tommy Smith and County Manager Jim Walker appeared to become a full on war.

Grave of Confederate soldier dug up in Georgia
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 19:07:13 -0800

KNOXVILLE, Ga. | Authorities in Georgia say the grave of a Confederate soldier has been dug up and investigators are working to determine whether anything has been stolen. Crawford County Sheriff Lewis Walker on Thursday said a grave is at the Old Bethel Church Cemetery in Knoxville and belonged to James Nichols. read more

Sheriff: Grave of Confederate soldier dug up in Georgia, unclear if artifacts stolen
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:52:17 -0800

Authorities in Georgia say the grave of a Confederate soldier has been dug up and investigators are working to determine whether anything has been stolen.

Robots to compete in Walker County, Ga. this weekend
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 21:02:25 -0800

Last year, there was one robotics club in all of Walker County, at Rossville Middle School.

Georgia company to build box factory in Beloit
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:31:31 -0800

Pratt Industries, America's leading 100 percent recycled paper-packaging company, announced today it will begin construction on a new $52 million corrugated box factory in Beloit next spring, a project expected to create 140 new jobs.

Georgia Prep Football Poll
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:59:17 -0800

Others receiving votes: Others receiving votes: Mount Pisgah 9, Tattnall Square 6. Dropped out: Tattnall Square (9), Landmark Christian (10).

Mount Paran routs Eagle's Landing in championship
Sat, 13 Dec 2014 10:47:30 -0800

ATLANTA (AP) - Dorian Walker scored on three long runs and finished with 215 yards in 23 carries in leading unbeaten Mount Paran Christian to the Georgia High School Association Class A-Private football championship Saturday with a 49-7 rout of Eagle's Landing Christian. Walker, who scored 36 touchdowns ...

Body Of Missing Man Found
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:13:02 -0800

Dade County law enforcement along with Walker and Chattooga authorities spent the weekend looking for a missing person from the West Brow Community.