Articles Tagged “County”

  • Jail Construction Update

    At the beginning of the week in court, Walker County Commissioners heard an update on how the County’s $20 million dollar jail project is coming along from Jail Project Manager Eddie Smith. By Monday, the…

  • Online Payment of Traffic Fines

    Anyone needing to pay traffic fines or court costs to the Walker County Clerk’s office can now do so online or by phone. County Clerk Kari French updated Commissioners’ Court on the new setup this…

  • Swearing-in Ceremony Wednesday

    Walker County Judge Danny Pierce swore-in new County officeholders in an official ceremony in the District Courtroom Wednesday morning . . . . SWEARIN1-2-13 So began the swearing-in ceremony with 12 Judicial District Judge Donald…

  • Commissioners Approve New Waverly ISD School Resource Officer Agreement

    In Walker County Commissioners Court Monday morning, Commissioners approved an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between Walker County and the New Waverly Independent School District for a School Resource Officer. We talked with Precinct #4 Constable Gene…

  • County Auditor Allen Discusses One-time Revenue Decline

    Walker County Commissioners heard departmental budget presentations during a special session last Thursday. County Auditor Patricia Allen told Commissioners, “One of the things that we’re definitely seeing is a decline in our one-time revenues .…

  • Transit Plan Meeting Held Wednesday

    Wednesday afternoon, a meeting on the Walker County Transit Plan draft was held at the library community room. Judge Danny Pierce and Mayor Mac Woodward spoke briefly about transportation issues in the County and City.…

  • Jail Land Purchase Underway

    In the next couple of weeks, the County hopes to complete their purchase of land for the new jail. The future jail site will be on 12.6 acres of land on FM 2821. The land,…

  • Commissioners’ Court Okays “i-Pads”

    After lengthy discussion, weighing the pros and cons, Walker County Commissioners voted at their regular session this week to approve allowing county employees, at department head approval, to purchase personal i-Pads and have the County…