Articles Tagged “County”

  • HIV Study Reports Higher Rates in County

    According to a study in the May 2013 issue of “The Professional Geographer,” areas surrounding TDCJ prison facilities report higher HIV rates than those that don’t have the facilities. The study found that in ZIP…

  • County Judge Danny Pierce Comments on the Year Ahead

    Following the Walker County Commissioners meeting Monday morning, we asked County Judge Danny Pierce how he saw the year ahead for the County budget-wise, tax revenue-wise, and if the new County Jail will be helpful…

  • Some Fireworks Restrictions Still in Effect for Unincorporated Areas of County

    Walker County officials remind everyone in the county that back on the 9th of December Walker County Commissioners’ Court determined that the normal danger of fire in the unincorporated areas of the county was greatly…

  • Commissioners Meet for Special Session

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session this morning at nine at the courthouse. EMS Director John Nabors will discuss the participation of the County with Huntsville Memorial Hospital in a Waiver Program.…

  • Commissioners Court Meets Today

    Walker County Commissioners get together at nine this morning at the courthouse for a regular session. On today’s “Statutory Agenda,” Laura Hons and Lee Murrah will make a presentation concerning operational and financial improvements to…

  • Judge Pierce on Fire Protection Cooperation

    The ability to rapidly respond to local fires was proven a great necessity back during the wildfires of the big drought in Walker County. The need for fire protection county-wide continues. The City and County…

  • Judge Pierce with County Roads Update

    The work on Walker County roadways never stops. We talked with County Judge Danny Pierce about this important aspect of County responsibility this past weekend on “Around Town . . . ..” COUNTRDS11-27-13

  • Commissioner Paulsel Comments on Recent Tax & Budget Decisions

    Walker County Commissioners had to make some hard decisions on a tax increase and a new budget recently. Our guest on “Around Town” this weekend was Walker County Precinct #4 Commissioner Tim Paulsel. We asked…

  • Elections Held Today

    The November 5th  Regular and Special Election, to be facilitated by Walker County, will include City races for Mayor at-Large, four Council ward positions and a Special Election for Position 1 at-Large, as well as…

  • Commissioners Okay Communication Equipment Purchase

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday morning, Commissioners considered approving a contract for a Motorola Dispatch Communications Equipment Upgrade for console and equipment at the Dispatch Center’s answering point to be paid from budgeted funds. County Purchasing…