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Walker spending $170,000 on assessors
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:38:21 -0700

Walker County Sole Commissioner Bebe Heiskell agreed to give the local tax assessor's office $170,000 more this year after the office failed to accurately assess property values.

Walker County men charged in Alabama slaying
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:18:37 -0700

Cherokee County, Ala., authorities have named two Walker County, Ga., men in the killing of 39-year-old Billy Ingram at his home in the Farill community, not far from Weiss Lake.

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?

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. 

Canadian company says Orangeburg County has the roads, rail and products it needs
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:30:00 -0700

Orangeburg County officials rolled out the red carpet Thursday afternoon for a Canadian maker of sealants for wood and other products.

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.

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.

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.

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.