COMMUNITY · The LaFayette-Walker County Public Library will have its Preschool Ready to READ class Mondays, May 21 and 28 at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Tuesday, May 22
COMMUNITY · Rossville author Rachel Burson will hold a signing of her children’s book “Aalayah’s New Hope,” Tuesday, May 22, from 5-7 p.m. at Chick-fil-A in Fort Oglethorpe. For more information, contact Traci Jones at 888-361-9473 or email@example.com.
COMMUNITY · The Northwest Georgia Regional Commission’s Area Agency on Aging advisory council will hold its quarterly business meeting Tuesday, May 22, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Thornton Recreation Center in Armuchee, on North Floyd Park Road (across U.S. 27 N from Armuchee High School). The meeting is open to the public.
COMMUNITY · Walker County residents are invited to the Chickamauga Public Library at 6 p.m. May 22 to learn how to access free subscriptions to GED, ACT and SAT preparation materials, personalized resume building software, practice AP exams, subject tutorials for elementary, middle and high school and much more.
COMMUNITY · The regular monthly meeting of the Walker County Historical Society will be held April 22, at 2:30 p.m., at the Marsh House. Professor Robert Jones, noted historian from Kennesaw, will speak on “Andrews Raiders and the Great Locomotive Chase.” This program is open to the public and is related to the current 150th commemoration of the War Between the States. There is a LaFayette connection to this interesting episode.
COMMUNITY · U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-9) has announced a series of Walker County Days as part of his 9th Congressional District county connection program. A constituent services representative from Graves’ office will be available to meet with local constituents Tuesday, May 22, from 1 to 3 p.m. The constituent services representative will be available at the Walker County Courthouse Annex, 101 South Duke St., LaFayette. Staff members are trained to assist Georgians with casework, questions and concerns pertaining to federal programs or policy issues. The next meeting day for 2012 is Tuesday, July 17, from 1 to 3 p.m.
Wednesday, May 23
COMMUNITY · The Walker County Republican Party will hold candidate qualifying Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 9 a.m. through Friday, May 25, at noon at the Walker County Republican Party headquarters at 8566 N. Highway 27, Suite E Rock Spring, GA 30739. Qualifying will run during regular business hours from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednes-day and Thursday. On Friday, qualifying will run from 9 a.m. to noon. Although an appointment is not required for these times, it is highly recommended. Republican candidates with additional questions can contact Nathan Smith, chair of the Walker County Republican Party, at 423-364-2964 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to schedule an appointment.