Articles Tagged “County”

  • County Official Swearing-in Ceremony Ahead

    The Swearing-in Ceremony for newly-elected County officials will take place at 10 AM in the third floor District Courtroom of the courthouse January 1st, 2015. Walker County Judge Danny Pierce informed us recently that there…

  • No Burn Ban Or Fireworks Ban In County

    In Commissioners’ Court, Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis explained the current moisture situation in the county with a Keetch-Byram Drought Index map showing the condition on the ground Monday . . . .…

  • Commissioners Discuss Damage To Storm Shelter Insurance Issue

    One of the issues on the Walker County Commissioner Court’s agenda Monday involved receiving insurance payment in regard to a claim on the City of Huntsville in reference to accidental damage to the storm shelter.…

  • Commissioner Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a regular session at nine this morning at the courthouse. Precinct #4 Constable Gene Bartee will discuss for approval the Interlocal Cooperation Agreement for School Resource Officers. The Maintenance committee…

  • Free Flu Shots For County Employees Approved

    Monday morning during their special session, commissioners heard from Administrative Assistant Sherri Pegoda on an agenda item involving the providing of free flu shots to County employees. In addressing Commissioners she said, “Last year, you…

  • B-J Gaines, Jr. On Budget

    Our guest on “Around Town” this weekend was Precinct #1 Commissioner B-J Gaines, Jr. We asked B-J if he was able to get what he wanted in this year’s new County budget . . .…

  • CGG Bedias Creek To Begin Seismic Testing Soon

    During a slide presentation, CGG Bedias Creek’s representative Mr. Kell spoke to Commissioners Monday morning to ask for permission or a “letter of no objection” for seismic testing in Walker County . . . .…

  • County Receiving Grant For Firefighter Radios

    Walker County’s Planning and Development Department deals with all kinds of grants for the County. The department’s director, Andy Isbell, recently informed us of one they were very happy to be receiving . . .…

  • Proposed Tax Rate Announced In Commissioners’ Court

    Walker County Commissioners met for a special session at the courthouse Wednesday. Commissioners conducted a “Budget Workshop.” County Auditor Patricia Allen presented the proposed tax rate . . . . PROPTAX7-30-14 A draft of the…

  • Hurricane Functional Exercise Today

    Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator David Anderson informs us that today from 8:30 to 5:00 Emergency Management will be conducting a Hurricane Functional Exercise in the Emergency Operations Center at the Sheriffs Office . . .…