TYBEE ISLAND - The deadline to enter the Fall in Love with Tybee" Sweepstakes is 5 p.m. Friday.
Hello, friends and neighbors. Hope life is treating you good.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - With an estimated 50,000 deer-car collisions annually in Georgia, leaders of the state's wildlife, highway safety and insurance agencies are advising motorists to be cautious of increased deer sightings this fall.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - While archery and primitive weapons season occurs first, many hunters anxiously wait until the opening day of firearms season to get into the woods.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - During the most recent hunting season, Georgia reported 36 hunting incidents, 16 of which involved firearms.
SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. - Georgia is setting aside a week in October for deer hunters who use bows, muzzle-loading rifles and other primitive firearms.
Hello to all. The best fishing advice I ever heard came from my dad when he said, "Always keep a tight line." It's to the point, simplistic and effective - truer words were never spoken. If you strive to be a great fisherman or fisherwoman, then you must obey that simple doctrine.
Soldiers, retirees and family members visiting Fort Stewart's post exchange Friday were greeted by a line of umbrella tents where members of the installation's outdoor recreation facilities and organizations conducted an Outdoor Wilderness Fair.
Well friends, fall weather is upon us, and I just love it.
The Liberty County Bass Club held a tournament Sept. 8 on Lake Blackshear in Cordele. Ron Welch, left, took first place, catching four fish with a total weight of 9.01 pounds. Johnnie Lawson, center, placed second with four fish weighing 8.97 pounds. Will Eller earned the big-fish award after landing a 4.49-pound catch. The club's next tournament is Oct. 6 in Hardeeville.
Robert Bell, Liberty County agricultural extension agent, and master gardener Dot Moss recommend using the first half of autumn to prepare lawns and gardens for winter.
Well, friends and fellow anglers, seems like the fall weather is creeping in. Man, I so love this time of year, as did my father, Old Tight Line did. It was his favorite time of year for fishing.
BRUNSWICK - The U.S. Secretary of Commerce has approved a request by NOAA Fisheries to allow limited harvest of red snapper in the federal waters of the South Atlantic.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Events and activities, including a free fishing day, are planned in honor of National Hunting and Fishing Day, which is Saturday, Sept. 22, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
Hello, friends and neighbors. I hope everyone had a nice Labor Day weekend. I am looking forward to the fall weather rolling in; it's my favorite time of year for fishing.
Hello, friends and neighbors. I hope everyone is doing well this fall season.
BRUNSWICK - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources sought to enhance offshore fishing opportunities with the recent deployment of materials at Artificial Reef KC, 9 nautical miles east of Wassaw Island.
With nearly 6,000 acres, including two lakes, Hard Labor Creek State Park is second in size only by F.D. Roosevelt State Park near Columbus, which boasts more thank 9,000 acres. But being second doesn't prevent this park from offering big fun to the thousands who visit each year.
Many of Georgia's 56 state parks and historic sites sit on prime real estate. Tugaloo State Park is one of them. It's on a wooded peninsula that touches the shores of the nearly 56,000-acre Lake Hartwell. Tugaloo is a water-sports paradise.
STATESBORO - Work has begun to build Georgia Southern University's $5.8 million Shooting Sports Education Center.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The period for public comments on Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division upcoming deer-management plan will end Friday.
A group of "modern-day treasure hunters" got the chance to camp out Saturday at Fort McAllister State Historic Park as part of the State Park system's geocaching program.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Given the amount of rainfall this spring and summer, there should be lots of water and plenty of places to go duck hunting later this month, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
The public shooting range at Richmond Hill Wildlife Management Area will close for an estimated two months beginning Nov. 15, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge will be closed to the public for two full days, Friday-Saturday, while the refuge's annual deer hunt is being conducted.
The Savannah National Wildlife Refuge will host its 18th annual mobility-impaired hunt Tuesday and Wednesday. Fifteen hunters who are permanently confined to wheelchairs for mobility were selected to hunt deer and feral hogs on the refuge for the two-day event.
ATLANTA - Damon Elmore, an Atlanta-area HR executive and Georgia lawyer, is determined to put the wheels of his bike down in every Georgia county, hoping to raise more than $31,000 for the Georgia Legal Services Program and Willie Dean Ministries in Atlanta.
The Hinesville Hurricanes, a semi-professional football team, will have its annual pre-season team and coaches meeting at 11 a.m. Saturday, at the Live Oak Church of God, 296 Live Oak Church Road in Hinesville. This season, the team will participate in the Elite America Football league and begin play in February. Potential players, ages 18 and older, are encouraged to attend the meeting. The season will feature five home and five away games. For more information, call coach James Sharp at 912-269-0830 or coach Michael "Ice" Jones at 912-977-4375.
STATESBORO - The sixth annual Statesboro 5K Turkey Trot will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, in Statesboro.