SOCIAL CIRCLE - The Fishing Tackle Loaner Program, offered by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division and State Parks and Historic Sites, is providing loaner fishing poles and stocked tackle boxes to visitors for free.
In the words of the great Ray Charles, let the good times roll. That's what will happen if you get out on the water and wet a hook.
Women enrolled in the Liberty County Recreation Department's body-sculpting and fitness class, run by Keith McGee, may never run a 4.5-second 40-yard dash like former Liberty County High School running back Shadrach Thornton or squat 500 pounds like current Panther linebacker Raekwon McMillian.
tags tag fee of $35 plus the $20 tag fee and ad valorem tax, if required.
BRUNSWICK - Georgia waters are now open for commercial and recreational harvest of food shrimp.
The Canada goose is an adaptable bird and can live in a variety of locations, including open farmland and rural reservoirs to suburban neighborhood ponds, office complexes, parks and other developed areas.
Howdy, friends and neighbors. Hope everyone had a pleasant week.
Editor's note: Throughout the summer, the Courier's sports section will highlight fun family activities that are in Liberty County or a short drive away. Today's feature is on pedal power on St. Simons Island.
Editor's note: Throughout the summer, the Courier's sports section will highlight fun family activities that are in Liberty County or a short drive away. This week, we feature three ways to travel around St. Simons Island - on scooters, in golf carts or by pedal power.
Editors note: Throughout the summer, the Courier's sports section will highlight fun family activities that are in Liberty County or a short drive away. This week, we will feature three ways to travel around St. Simons Island - on scooters, in golf carts or by pedal power. First up is Your Moped Operandi.
BRUNSWICK - Those getting ready for a summer vacation on Georgia's coast need to remember many wildlife species depend on the beach.
Four of Georgia State Parks' lodges and resorts are or soon will be under new management, according to State Parks Director Becky Kelley.
Howdy, friends and fellow anglers. We sure have had some nice weather here lately. The water temperature is up to 66 degrees at Gray's reef, and the fish are biting.
BRUNSWICK - With sea-turtle and manatee sightings on the rise on Georgia's coast, boaters should be on the lookout for these big and rare animals.
For a memorable day of fishing, an angler might take along a fishing partner, preferably a youngster or wheelchair-bound adult who yearns for the chance to reel in a big one.
ATLANTA - Those who love lazy summer days and sleeping under the stars can save money with camping deals from Georgia's state parks.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker recently approved a request by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries to allow limited recreational harvesting of red snapper in federal waters, according to Doug Haymans, policy coordinator with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
In an effort to educate the public about what to do when finding a wild animal that may be injured or orphaned, the Georgia Wildlife Rescue Association (GWRA) has released information about the numbers and types of calls that they have received on their statewide Wildlife Hotline. Barely two months old, the toll-free number has had even more of an impact than expected. Calls average between 25 per day, but the organization reports that they have received as many as 50 on some days.
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