GAINESVILLE - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division announces the re-opening of Dukes Creek to normal angling activity beginning Monday.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Primitive weapons deer hunting season begins Oct. 13.
The Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center's May 2007 two-part lecture series was funded in part by a grant from the Charles Evans Hughes Memorial Foundation Preservation Fund of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
WASHINGTON (AP) - After encouraging gains in the 1990s, populations of loggerhead sea turtles are now dropping in the United States, primarily as a result of commercial fishing, a federal review has confirmed.
The second annual Shawnee McGowan Memorial Junior Rodeo is planned for Sept. 29 at the NC Ranch in Long County.
ud Frankenthaler of Hinesville receives the first-place award for 2007 in his age group based on totaling the best four results in the Georgia State Park series of triathlons.
Our fishing is getting better every week.
KEY LARGO, Fla. - A nine-day mission that began Monday in the world's only permanent working undersea laboratory is like living in a fishbowl in more ways than one: Anyone with an Internet connection can watch the researchers work and hang out 60 feet below the surface.
Our coastal fishing is looking a little better, with fish being caught.
The Melon Bluff Nature and Heritage Preserve is reopening this month with the theme "The Georgia Coast's Most Valuable Natural Resource and Old Ironsides, the USS Constitution."
SOCIAL CIRCLE. - A Jekyll Island exhibit that explores shrimp trawling and marine life. A nature trail turned school classroom at an elementary school in Rome. A new educational program taking root and blooming fast at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia.
The Labor Day holiday was a total loss as far as fishing. The weather was bad all through the holiday. The tides were not bad, however the rain had the water muddy and there was very little fishing.
A set of guided tours providing a look at special re-enactments will take place at Melon Bluff Nature Center near Midway this weekend.
Social Circle - For the past 15 years, hunters across the state have been bringing meat to the tables of those in need.
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.