The Walker County Messenger, a weekly newspaper in LaFayette, Ga., is searching for a reporter/assistant editor.  We are looking for someone with a journalism background, strong reporting and editing skills who is ready to step into a leadership role in the newsroom and to represent the newspaper in the community.  The Walker County Messenger is owned by Times-Journal, Inc., publisher of the Marietta Daily Journal, Rome News-Tribune and two dozen weeklies in metro Atlanta and north Georgia.   Employee Benefits include 401k, insurance, vacation, holiday and sick pay. Send cover letter, resume and writing samples to John Bailey at jbailey@npco.com