Local News in Walker County, Georgia

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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.

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. 

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

No Local Teams Appear In Weekly Rankings.

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 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.

BCHS celebrates Technology Student Association Week
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 21:09:33 -0700

Bryan County High School (BCHS) Georgia Technology Student Association (TSA) members celebrated National TSA Week Oct. 6-10. During the week BCHS Georgia TSA officers participated in several activities to promote Georgia TSA and to recruit new members.

Tornado Warning issued for North Georgia
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:51:36 -0700

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for counties in the Northwest Georgia area.

Saboteurs Sought - Oil & Tacks on IRONMAN Tracks
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:33:49 -0700

In one portion of the bike race in Georgia there were unwanted obstacles in the athletes' path. The culprits could be looking at felony charges, according to officials with the Walker County Sheriff's Office, because of the harm it could have placed on athletes, and drivers. ...