ATLANTA – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph T. Hudgens urges Georgians to keep fire safety in mind when enjoying activities such as grilling and camping this summer.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - As part of a long-term, nationwide survey, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is enlisting volunteers to begin collecting acoustic data from Georgia bats in the wild this month.
Hello, friends and fellow anglers. I know we have had some weather issues lately with the wind and rain.
Wilderness Southeast is offering private guided tours by boat and kayak across the Georgia Coast.
ATLANTA -A free app highlighting Georgia's State Parks and Wildlife Resources was recently ranked No. 34 in downloads on iTunes Apple store.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Georgia Wildlife Resources Division is accepting online applications for public quota hunts including deer, alligator, waterfowl, dove and many others. The newly redesigned system now allows sportsmen and women of all ages to apply electronically for quota hunts including Adult/Child specialty hunts.
SAVANNAH - In celebration of World Oceans Day, Jacques Cousteau's birthday and the new "Sea Jellies of the Georgia Coast" exhibit, the University of Georgia Marine Extension Service will host free hands-on education programs from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 9 at the Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Skidaway Island.
FORSYTH - A warm winter and spring probably contributed to more snakes being seen this year, but there's no evidence that Georgia snake populations are increasing.
Beginning Monday, sportsmen who hold recreation, hunting or fishing permits for Fort Stewart or Hunter Army Airfield may renew them online through WebTrac at webtrac.mwr.army.mil/sites/ga.html.
Howdy, friends and neighbors. Hope you have enjoyed the holiday weekend thus far. Remember, if you plan on being out on the water this Memorial Day, make sure you have your craft in order. Have plenty of life vests, always carry a small tank of extra fuel and have lots of water and plenty to eat. It's always better to have too much than not enough. If you do have boat trouble, you will be ...
BRUNSWICK - DNR Commissioner Mark Williams has announced that Georgia's territorial waters will close to commercial and recreational oyster harvest effective 6 a.m. Friday through midnight on Sept. 30.
BRUNSWICK - Georgia Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Mark Williams announced that Georgia waters will open for commercial and recreational harvest of food shrimp at 6 a.m. Wednesday.
YORKTOWN, Va. – Several U.S. government agencies have announced an annual pass to active-duty service members and their dependents, granting free access to more than 2,000 national parks, wildlife refuges, national forests and other public lands.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Stay sober and know the laws when operating a boat this holiday weekend, urges the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - With more time spent on the water as the weather warms up, it's important to remember the safety precautions to take during these recreational activities.
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 ...
STATESBORO - The sixth annual Statesboro 5K Turkey Trot will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, in Statesboro.
Many of Georgia's 56 state parks and historic sites offer a history lesson. Gen. Coffee State Park, located about 90 minutes from Hinesville on Highway 32, is like stepping into the past.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Boaters and other interested parties are invited to one of three upcoming public meetings hosted by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Law Enforcement Division to discuss proposed regulation changes regarding boating.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Using primitive weapons, such as muzzleloaders, requires specific safety precautions, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division. Primitive weapons deer-hunting season starts Saturday.
SOCIAL CIRCLE ­- Georgia boat owners with expired registrations are encouraged to renew their boat decals before Oct. 24, when a new state law adding a $10 late fee for registration renewal after expiration will be implemented.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Hunters looking to pursue deer with firearms that harken back to a different time will have their chance, Oct. 12-18, during the week-long primitive weapons deer hunting season. During last year's primitive weapons season, more than 45,000 hunters took home more than 10,500 deer representing about three percent of Georgia's total deer harvest.
Hello friends and neighbors, hope everyone is enjoying life.
The annual Sunbury 5K Road Race is Saturday. The run, Presented by Merritt & Grinstead, Attorneys at Law, Hinesville, starts at 9 a.m. with packet pick-up at Merchants Wharf Condos.
Hello, friends and neighbors. Sorry I have missed you the past couple of weeks. I was a little under the weather, but things are looking much better.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Many hunters utilize tree stands to give them a leg up on their quarry. However, sometimes these are improperly installed or show signs of wear after several years.
The South Georgia Kings, who are celebrating their 10th season of travel basketball, recently thanked fans and supporters by giving them a chance to win gas cards worth from $25 to $100.
SKIDAWAY ISLAND - More than a dozen underwater robotic vehicles called "gliders" will be launched simultaneously this month in a massive, cooperative project involving 10 East Coast research institutions, including the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography.
WAYCROSS - Fishing, or more accurately "catching," is about to bust wide open in south Georgia rivers, thanks to river levels dropping within the banks, according to personnel with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.